Bethany Bobbs attends the 2023 TSM Academy courtesy of the Peter & Leslie Barton Fellowship
Hometown: New York, NY
Cellist Bethany Bobbs attends The Juilliard School with a full-scholarship awarded by the Jerome L. Greene Fellowship, where she studies with Joel Krosnick and Astrid Schween. Bethany has won numerous prizes, including winner of the Lynn Harrell Competition, Adelphi Young Artists Competition, Houston Symphony Concerto Competition, Heddy Killian Empire State Collegiate Award, and an award at the National YoungArts Competition. Already a seasoned soloist, she has performed with orchestras such as the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, Newark Symphony, Houston Symphony, Georgia Philharmonic, Yonkers Philharmonic Symphony, Delaware Symphony, Adelphi Orchestra, Ocala Symphony, among many others.
An avid chamber musician, Bethany regularly performs with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players at Lincoln Center in New York City alongside professional musicians such as Paul Neubauer, Stella Chen, and many others. During the summer, Bethany has attended the Perlman Music Program, Heifetz Institute, Aspen Music Festival, and YellowBarn. Bethany is a 2022 recipient of the Arkady Fomin Scholarship Fund. Bethany enjoys using her musical talent to help others and has been recognized by The Strad and The ViolinChannel for her charity benefit concerts. In 2020, Bethany and her twin sister, Susanna, organized a virtual fundraising concert organization known as ‘Harmony for Healing’ to provide funds for the Artist Relief project that financially aids unemployed artists during COVID-19. Recently in 2022, ‘Harmony for Healing’ organized a benefit concert for Ukrainian refugees in need of medical supplies and humanitarian aid after the Russian invasion of Ukraine.