Clark Potter is Professor of Viola at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and principal viola of Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra. Clark is especially noted for his interest in new works, having premiered dozens of pieces over the years. He has appeared as soloist or chamber musician in nearly half the states in the union. Clark is also the conductor of the Lincoln Youth Symphony. His primary non-musical hobby is running and racing. Since turning 50 he has finished the only two marathons he ever started, and he will not be starting another one.