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Wilmette native Johannes Gray (right), a graduate of New Trier High School, will perform on cello, accompanied by pianist Anastasiya Magamedova, next month in the area. Photos submitted
Gray (right) will be joined by pianist Anastasiya Magamedova at a special January concert in Evanston.
Johannes Gray, who grew up in Wilmette in a family of musicians, has been playing cello since the age of 2.
Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor
12:00 pm CST December 24, 2019

For Wilmette native Johannes Gray, it was love at first listen. 

“My whole family plays music. I was always surrounded by music,” said Gray, 22, a graduate of New Trier High School. “My mom would always play CDs for me and the ones that I asked to listen to again and again featured the cello.”