Bonnie Terry1st Violin

Bonnie Terry

Year you joined the Grant Park Music Festival:



Salt Lake City, Utah

Where you live now:

San Antonio, Texas

Where did you study?

Eastman School of Music, Cleveland Institute of Music, and Interlochen Arts Academy

What do you love most about your instrument?

I love the singing quality of the violin and the fact that there is so much amazing repertoire for the instrument.

What would you be if you were not a musician?

An actor, comedian, or singer

Who would you love to work with in a future musical collaboration (conductors, guest artists) who you have not previously worked with?

Hillary Hahn, violinist, or Barbara Hannigan, Singer/conductor

Can you share any memorable stories about your experience with the Grant Park Music Festival?

My favorite performances/memories have been with Pink Martini, playing any Mahler or Shostakovitch Symphony, and the Broadway concerts. I'm a sucker for Broadway.

What’s on your playlist at the moment?

Daft Punk

Any hobbies?

Reading, dancing, singing, shopping, tv, movies, cats