Keoni Bolding

Violist Keoni Bolding enjoys an eclectic career, having performed with ensembles around the world, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Described as mesmerizing” (The Burlington Hawkeye Times) and “transportive” (Santa Barbara Voice), music has been at the center of Mr. Bolding’s life since the age of three. Recent highlights include joining the viola section of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, recording A Gathering of Friends with Yo-Yo Ma, John Williams, and the New York Philharmonic, and premiering his electronic chamber opera, 52 Hz: The Whale Opera, at the Lincoln Center. Mr. Bolding holds degrees from the Curtis Institute of Music, the Juilliard School, and Mercer University. In his spare time, he enjoys backpacking and surfing with his HSO homies and helping his family take care of their small dairy farm.