Jonanne Tucker graduated from Drake University with a bachelor of arts degree and a minor in business studies. She currently works full-time at ITA Group but stays musically involved with various gigs around Des Moines in addition to symphony performances.
Member of the Orchestra since
Most memorable experience with the Orchestra
Performing the Dvorak's Cello Concerto with Yo-Yo Ma in the fall of 2008..
How I got started playing my instrument
I started playing the viola with the school strings program in fourth grade at Westridge Elementary in West Des Moines.
Beethoven, closely followed by Copland, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak, and John Williams
Favorite solo piece
Walton’s Viola Concerto for the viola, but I also love Elgar’s Cello Concerto.
Other than classical music _____ is on my iPod
A little bit of everything: jazz, hip hop, indie, folk, rock, film scores – I like it all.Back to Meet the Musicians