Tambi Cimuk

Using Rachmaninoff to Send a Message

Royce advocated for a no-fly zone at a Thursday event to bring awareness to the Syrian refugees in Turkey. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Like many teenage boys, Tambi Cimuk visited the Lincoln Memorial and the White House on his first visit to Washington. Unlike most teenagers, he also played Rachmaninoff in the Rayburn Foyer.  

“Oh my God, yeah, he is very unbelievable," Cimuk said when asked if Rachmaninoff is his favorite composer. "Russian music is special, it’s very powerful."