Wendy Enters

Instrument

Cello

Wendy Enters earned her bachelor of music in cello performance in December 2007 from the University of Iowa where she studied with Anthony Arnone. She started playing the cello in fourth grade and she spent her junior and senior years of high school at Interlochen Arts Academy, graduating in 2002. In addition to playing in the Des Moines Symphony, she has been playing for Orchestra Iowa since 2008.

Member of the Orchestra since

2006

Most memorable experience with the Orchestra

My bow breaking five minutes before my audition.

How I got started playing my instrument

An older neighbor kid played the cello, and I thought she was so cool, so that is the instrument I chose.

Favorite composer

Brahms

Favorite solo piece

Haydn's Concerto in D Major

Other than classical music _____ is on my iPod

Billy Joel

Back to Meet the Musicians