On Deck with Evan Nakanishi

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16-year-old Evan Nakanishi has a dream of being a professional percussionist in a symphony orchestra, and he is having a lot of fun along the way.

In this episode of “On Deck,” Raúl Gómez speaks with this junior from Clackamas High School, who shares stories about making performance videos while in quarantine, wearing silly hats and elaborate costumes, and becoming enamored with percussion back in elementary school.

In his interview, Evan refers to two videos that he recorded with the Metropolitan Youth Symphony. You can watch these videos below: