Peter Wiley, cello

His first of 16 tours was in 1979-80

 “It’s most important for the young players to gain that experience of performing a program more than once. It really makes a difference, and it’s something that you rarely get to do until you become a real professional. It gives these kids a chance to play it seven or eight times – over a ten-day, two-week period – and it’s a beginning to understanding where we all can be headed musically.”