Grant Kane



Current Teacher

Clancy Newman

High School

Delaware County Christian School

College / Major

Case Western Reserve University & Cleveland Institute of Music / Chemical Engineering and Music

If you’re not majoring in music, what role might music play during your college years?

I will be in the Joint Music Program with the Cleveland Institute of Music

How long have you been a member of the PYO Music Institute and in which ensembles did you participate?

5 years; PYO, PYAO, PRYSM

Do you have any plans or activities planned for over the summer?

Madeline Island Chamber Music Festival

What is one of your favorite PYOMI memories?

Playing at the Union League Gala every year

What are your most recent musical and/or academic achievements?

National Latin ExamMagna Cum Laude Silver Medal; Harvard Prize Book Award; Melbourne Award for Excellence in Chemistry

What are some of your favorite pieces of music that you have performed with PYO?

Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Holst: The Planets, Still: Symphony no.2

When you are not in rehearsal or practicing your instrument, what other activities or hobbies do you enjoy?

I love to ski, play tennis, and cook

What is one unique attribute about you that people find surprising?

I am ambidextrous

Where do you see yourself in 10 years? What do you see yourself doing?

I hope to be working in academia, possibly researching in materials science and still playing cello at some capacity