Name: Leslie Van Becker
Birthplace: Berkeley, CA
Instrument/Title: Principal Viola
Member since: 1978
How did you get started in music?
In the fourth grade, my elementary school in Colorado Springs started us on instruments. I wanted to
play the cello but the only instrument they had left was a viola—so that is how I
started. My dad was an English professor at
Colorado College and I got to study with a violist there.
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