Characters By Chapter
Remy Hale
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   Part 1 The Disappearance
1  Day 1: White Chucks, Size 10 1/2
 RayquanMcMillianThe best American violinist. aka: Ray.
 NicoleSellinsRay McMillian's girlfriend.
 Pyotr IlyichTchaikovskyA Russian composer.
 JaniceStevensRay's violin's teacher.
 BenAmundsenJanice's good friend.
 ChuckTaylorAmerican basketball player.
2  Day 1: Darkness
 Mike The doorman.
 Rochelle Ray's aunt.
 NoraMarksRay's grandmother.
 BillSoamesThe head of the FBI's art crime unit.
 MischaRowlandOne of the top Italian violin experts.
3  Day 2: Temporary Solution
 AndersonCooperAmerican broadcaster.
 Thurston Ray's uncle.
 KimWachRay's lawyer.
 RalphVaughanA composer.
 TommyReedThe Benson Insurance Company representative.
 AliciaChildressA private art detective.
4  Days 3-4: Alicia
 PilarJimenezA hotel housekeeper.
 DanteMarksOne of the members of Marks family.
 Joyce Ray's aunt.
5  Day 17: Mom
 Larry Ray's uncle.
   Part 2: The Joy of Family 6 Years Ago
6  The Wedding October
 HilaryHahnAmerican violinist.
 Cheryl Ray's mother's acquaintance.
 Ricky Cheryl's son.
 Aiden Ray's buddy.
 ChadHornerOne of the violinist.
 Roger Sara's father.
 Melanie Sara's friend.
 Mike One of Roger's guests.
 Ellie One of Roger's guests.
 Anne Roger's acquaintance.
 BethLambOne of the band members playing viola.
 ChristineLongOne of the band members playing cello.
 JamesSinclaireThe groom.
 Sara The bride.
 MarkJenningsRay's rival.
 GaryStinsonRay's orchestra instructor.
 JamesBaldwinAmerican writer.
 LangstonHughesAmerican poet.
 ToniMorrisonAmerican novelist.
 AliceWalkerAmerican novelist.
7  Grandma Nora November
 BarbraStreissandAmerican singer.
 LeonMarksRay's grandmother's grandfather.
8  Holidays Excavations December
 Eric A clerk.
 BobEvansAmerican film producer.
9  Opportunity January
 WhoopiGoldbergAmerican actress, comedian, author and television personality.
 Shawn One of the students to participate for the regional concert.
 Janelle One of the students to participate for the regional concert.
 JennyCarlsonThe first violinist.
   Part 3 Treasure
10  Janice 14 Months Ago
 DorothyDeLayOne of a handful black kids to go to summer music camps.
 JulieAsherRay's competitor.
 ProfessorHarrisA teacher in music history and piano.
 VanCliburnAmerican pianist.
 JacobFisherOwner of a musical instrument store and repair shop.
 NigelKennedyAn English violinist.
 EugeneLahmanOne who made exquisite violin and stringed instruments.
11  Grandma Nora 3 Years Ago
 AnnabethWinesLeon's wife.
12  Authentication 14 Months Ago
 AlexaThompsonA Social Media Manager.
 LilWayneAmerican rapper.
 AntonioStradivariAn Italian luthier.
13  New York City 13 Months Ago
 NeilArmstrongAmerican astronaut.
 Kara Ray's new acquaintance.
 SuzanneHerzMarkham University President.
   Part 4 Music Making
14  Debut 11 Months Ago
 MaxBruchA German composer.
 JamesMeaderJanice's acquaintance.
 ThomasMarksThe great great great grandfather of the Marks' clan.
 AndreaMarksThomas Marks' great great great granddaughter.
15  Performance 10 Months Ago
 JessicaDeitcherA self-proclaimed musical prodigy.
 HenryMasonThe conductor from the Wake Forest University Orchestra.
 BryceWebsterOne of the students who joined the competition.
 Ms.LakelandBryce's accompanist.
 SheilaWallaceThe festival director.
16  Family Visit 8 Months Ago
 HollyMarksA violinist.
 EdithMarksThomas Marks' wife.
 Adeline Edith Marks' daughter.
17  Birdland 8 Months Ago
 StephaneGrappelliA French-Italian Jazz violinist.
 LeShawnah Thurston's girlfriend.
 Samuel ColeridgeTaylorA British composer.
 William GrantStillAn American composer.
 Ludwig vanBeethovenA German composer.
 GeorgeGershwinAn American pianist.
 Johann S.BachA German composer.
 Arcangelo CorelliAn Italian violinist and composer.
 Wolfgang A.MozartAn Austrian composer of the Classical period.
 FelixMendelssohnA German composer, pianist, organist and conductor.
 JohannesBrahmsA German composer, pianist, organist and conductor.
 LucasDebargueA French pianist.
 Kristoff vanCordanA German musical prodigy.
18  Demands 7 Months Ago
 JosephMeyerhoffAmerican businessman.
 LobellaMarksThomas Marks' wife.
 AlbertBonavincenzoMarks' lawyer.
19  Baton Rouge 6 Months Ago
 EzraBocquetA police officer.
 RayCharlesAmerican singer-songwriter.
 MonicaDeLongueDean of music at LSU.
   Part 5 Starstruck
20  Nicole 6 Months Ago
 RiccardoMutiAn Italian conductor.
 KevinFioreAn orchestra's conductor.
 JaschaHerfetzAn American violinist.
 YehudiMenuhinAn American violinist and conductor.
 GilShahamAn American violinist.
 ItzhakPerlmanIsraeli-American violinist.
 Grace Ray's accompanist.
 ClaudGillianThe executive artistic director.
 KyleRasmussenA musical artist.
 DavidTalbotAn American journalist.
22  Boston 4 Months Ago
 AntoninDvořákA Czech composer.
 BillyBadassA rapper.
23  Settlement 4 Months Ago
 Gene One of Ray's distant cousins.
 Rita One of Ray's distant cousins.
 StevieWonderAn American singer-songwriter.
 ColinHandzoLawyer of Ray's family.
24  Theft
 MauriceRavelA French composer.
 FritzKreislerAustrian-American violinist.
 NiccoloPaganiniItalian violinist.
 Rachel VetterHuangA violinist.
 LeonidMolchalinOne of the world's foremost Tchaikovsky's authorities.
 AdolphBrodskyA performer and a teacher. A Russian violinist.
 IvanGalamianAmerican-American musician.
 IsaacSternAmerican violinist.
 GaryBroussardA science writer for the New York Times.
   Part 6 Competition
27  Day 33: The Prequalifying Round
 SvettlanaSvottsolovA participant in Tchaikovsky's competition.
 MikhailLezenkovA Serbian contestant.
 JohnLennonAn English singer-songwriter.
28  Day 36: First Round
 MariamnaGaevscayaRay's on-stage accompanist.
 KwonJunghoA cellist.
 DmitriShostakovichA Russian composer.
29  Day 40: Second Round
 Pablode SarasateA Spanish violin virtuoso composer and conductor.
30  Day 42: Serbia
 MarieHodgesAlicia's alias.
 Adele An English singer-songwriter.
 TaylorSwiftAmerican singer-songwriter.
   Part 7: Breaking In
33  Opening The Envelope
 Big Jim The overseer at Marks' field.
 Charles A slave who played piano.
 Russel A slave who played the fiddle.
 Ezra One of the masters in Marks' field.
 Melachi Leon Marks' brother.
 William One of the slaves who played the fiddle.
 Betty One of the slaves who played the fiddle.
 Abraham One of the slaves who played the fiddle.
35  Day 56: Marcus Terry
 TinaReedNicole's best friend.
 MarcusTerryNicole's boyfriend.
 ElizabethSuttonThe orchestra patron.
 Benjamin Elizabeth's husband.
 James One of Elizabeth's sons.
 William One of Elizabeth's sons.
36  Aftermath
 CaitlinLanduytEditor of Vintage Books and anchor.
  KastenmeierThe judge.
 JosephHaydnAustrian composer.
 KellyHallA professional violinist.
 WyntonMarsalisAmerican trumpeter.
 TromboneShortyAmerican musician.