Meet your Florida Orchestra members . . . Lowell Adams, assistant principal cello

Age: 58

With the orchestra since: 1981

Hometown: Wichita, Kan.

Education: Northern Illinois University, the Hartt School of Music, with additional studies at Indiana University, Cleveland Institute of Music, Arizona State University, Aspen Music Festival

Age I started studying my instrument: 8

Favorite date night place to eat out: Shell's Seafood Restaurant

Last book I read was: Musashi by Eiji Yoshikawa (a samurai novel)

My iPod's usually playing: jazz

Dream vacation: Spain

Rays, Bucs or Lightning? Lightning

I'm an expert at: Frisbee

But I'm really lousy at: golf

Career path if I hadn't chosen music: history

The question you're asked most often about your instrument: How much is your cello worth? $120,000.

Some little-known, yet interesting, fact about me: I was good at water skiing the very first time I tried.

Meet your Florida Orchestra members . . . Lowell Adams, assistant principal cello 12/01/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, December 1, 2010 3:30am]

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