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Bonnie Hartman began her study of the cello at the age of 5. She attended the Juilliard Pre-College, where she was a student of Channing Robbins and Lynn Harrell. She then attended the Juilliard School, where she graduated with a BA and a Masters degree in performance. While studying at Juilliard, she was a student of Channing Robbins, Orlando Cole and the great Leonard Rose.

Bonnie was a participant in the Aspen Music Festival, as well as the Breckenridge Festival, the Stowe, Vermont Music Festival, and the White Mountains and Caramoor Music Festivals. She performed with the Grand Teton Music Festival from 2000 until 2005.

Ms. Hartman was assistant principal cellist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic under the direction of Maestro Ling Tung. Bonnie was a founding member of the "Music Project", an acclaimed repertory chamber ensemble in New York City, and was also the principal cellist of the Philharmonia Virtuosi of New York, a well known chamber orchestra with series in New York's Town hall and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. While a member of the Philharmonia Virtuosi she recorded many CD's for CBS Records, including Vivaldi's "The Four Seasons", "The Bach Brandenburg Concertos", "Handel with Care", and "Bach's Greatest Hits".

Ms. Hartman also appeared with the American Symphony Orchestra, The American Composers Orchestra, The Mostly Mozart Orchestra, The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Brooklyn Symphony, The New Jersey Symphony, The Saint Luke's Chamber Orchestra, the Paul Taylor Dance Company and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Bonnie was also the principal cellist in the Broadway productions of "The Phantom of the Opera", "Dream Girls", among others.

Bonnie moved to Jackson Hole in 1994. She recorded two CD's, one with guitarist Michael Beaumont entitled  "A Fall Reflection", and another with pianist Susan Gardner entitled "Teton Serenade". She was an active recitalist in the area and helped with the founding of the Sibyl Wiancko Community Concert Series, along with pianist Susan Gardner and the National Museum of Wildlife Art. Bonnie Hartman died in 2005 of a long illness.


"Unfailing musicianship and contagious enthusiasm worthy of any music lovers attention."

News World


"Cellist, Bonnie Hartman is a prize rose."

The New York Times


"The listener attends to nothing but the miracle of the music.

The performance by Bonnie Hartman was fresh, buoyant and sensitive".

The New Yorker







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