rea Mast is a violinist with the Howard University Orchestra in Washington, DC, and provides music as a freelance violinist at community events and weddings. She kicked off her musical career on the piano at age 7 and took up the violin two years later. She went on to perform with regional orchestras in Pennsylvania and was involved with the Musical Arts Society of Lancaster. Prior to moving to DC, Drea performed with the orchestra at Goshen College, where she also studied and taught piano.
Drea currently works as the business operations manager for a nonprofit in downtown DC.