Jeremy Dearduff

Member of the Orchestra since

1988

Most memorable experience with the Orchestra

Forgetting to set my clock forward in the spring and missing the start of a Sunday concert.

How I got started playing my instrument

Jealousy of my sister. I was in 2nd grade, she in fourth. She started cello, and I was jealous. Mom got special permission from the West Des Moines schools and the bass teacher for me to start bass in second grade.

Favorite composer

Tchaikovsky

Other than classical music _____ is on my iPod

Everything (country, rock, metal, hip hop) except Jazz.