"My major was Fine Arts and Education thinking I would become an Art Teacher. I couldn't visualize myself as an art teacher, thinking how it wouldn't work."
"My dad was dean of fine arts at the university. I was casting bronzes in the school foundry. I was using the university as a playground."
"Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit."
"I grew up a Red Sox fan. I grew up going to Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts and the Science Museum and Symphony Hall and going to the Common, walking around. My whole family at different times lived and worked in Boston."