Strings Magazine features Benjamin Bowman in Concertmaster Story

Strings Magazine studies orchestras with more than one concertmaster and highlights Metropolitan Opera concertmaster, Benjamin Bowman, ahead of his first official season in the job (he shares his title with David Chan who has been in the position since 2000). Here’s a sweet snippet from the piece:

“Wen Qian, a first violinist in the Met Orchestra, praises Bowman’s “positive energy” and preparedness in performances. “He is a natural leader, and his body movement is very easy to follow,” she says. “I am also glad that he has a very easygoing personality, warm and sincere.”” – full feature available here for purchase.

*pic of Benjamin Bowman by Elizabeth Bowman