School: Brooklyn Friends School
Subject: Physics, grades 9, 11, and 12.
Other life: Frontman (guitar and vocals) for punk band Pterodactyl since 2002
Where: Clubs, DIY shows, parties around Brooklyn.
Recent Gig: The Knitting Factory (Dec. 13)
Big Songs: "Polio," "Esses."
Applied Physics: "We use guitars to make odd sounds, and my understanding of the techniques is based in physics. I imagine I'd be able to make the sounds without the physics."
Synergy: "I think I have more control over the outcome of the show when I'm doing music than when I'm teaching. If things don't work, both performances can go horribly wrong."