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Who IS Mike Whitson?

With these 15 quickfire questions, you will get to know EVERYTHING you need to know about our founder and executive director, Mike Whitson! (And yes, if some of them look familiar, I did get the idea from Stephen Colbert's Questionert - hope he appreciates the compliment! Ha!)

  1. Beethoven or Mozart? ... Mozart

  2. Apples or oranges? ... oranges, but depends on my mood

  3. LA Philharmonic or Berlin Philharmonic? ... LAPhil - it's personal

  4. Have you ever asked someone for their autograph? ... Dave Dravecky (pitcher/Giants), at a book signing

  5. Sibelius or Dvorak? ... Dvorak

  6. Favorite smell? ... the ocean

  7. Bela Bartok or Phillip Glass? ... Bela Bartok

  8. Favorite action movie? ... The Goonies

  9. Martha Argerich or Glenn Gould? ... Glenn Gould

  10. Favorite rock artist? ... Pink Floyd

  11. Yo-Yo Ma or Pablo Casals? ...Yo-Yo Ma

  12. Most used app on your phone? ... NBC Bay Area Sports (follows Giants, 49ers, Warriors!)

  13. Favorite jazz artist? ... Dave Brubeck

  14. What's one thing you own that you really should throw out? ... OMG! ... old baseball cards!

  15. You get one song to listen to for the rest of your life: what is it? ... Bach, Goldberg Variations


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