Sasha Scolnik-Brower

Sasha Scolnik-Brower, cello (Boston, MA), has performed throughout the United States and internationally, including on tour with the Harvard Radcliffe Orchestra to Korea and The Philippines, and with the Boston Symphony in Symphony Hall. He has attended music festivals including Marlboro Music, Kneisel Hall, and the Perlman Music Program. Sasha recently completed his Masters of Music in Orchestral Conducting at The Juilliard School where he studied conducting with David Robertson and cello with Darrett Adkins. From 2018-2019, he was a conducting fellow at the Aspen Music Festival where he received the Robert Spano Conducting Prize and served as the assistant conductor for the Aspen Opera Center’s production of A Little Night Music. He was the longest-serving Music Director of Harvard’s Bach Society Orchestra and was the Music Director of the Harvard College Opera’s 2017 production of Le Nozze di Figaro, sung in the original Italian for the first time in the organization’s history. Sasha graduated from the Harvard College - New England Conservatory dual degree program in 2017 where he studied cello with Paul Katz and received a B.A. in English. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2015)