BPO Musician Profiles
Get to know your BPO musicians beyond the music! Our Musician Profiles video series introduces a member of the orchestra each month, giving viewers a glimpse into the lives and musical experiences of our BPO musicians both on and off stage. Check back for more videos!
Associate Principal Double Bass
In our first video installment, BPO Associate Principal Double Bassist Brett Shurtliffe shares his journey as a music student, his audition for the BPO, and what he loves most about performing symphonic music.
BPO Principal Flute Christine Davis shares what is unique about her instrument, her most shocking stories from the stage, and what she likes to do in her spare time.
BPO cellist Amélie Fradette shares how she chose to play the cello, her journey to becoming a professional musician, and which artists inspire her the most.
Principal Oboist Henry Ward shares his musical beginnings, the challenges of making oboe reeds, and what he enjoys most about performing with the BPO.
Violinist Hee Sagong reflects on her journey as a violin student, the universal language of music, and the unique instruments she has played throughout her career.
Associate concertmaster Amy Glidden describes what it means to be the associate concert master for the BPO, and shares a bit about her musical beginnings!
Nikki Chooi tells us about his role and responsibilities as the BPO’s concertmaster, how he began playing the violin, and the music he enjoys playing the most.
Conductor Diversity Fellow
Introducing our new Conductor Diversity Fellow, Fernanda Lastra! Fernanda discusses her musical roots in Mar del Plata, Argentina, and explains why conducting is her passion.