Michael Hope, bassoonMichael Hope is an award-winning vocalist and musician who loves to perform for the simple joy of making people happy. He has just completed his 32nd season as the 2nd bassoonist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, and is one of Canada’s most respected artists through his musicianship and his dedication to the musical life of the community.

A native of Toronto, Michael is a graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. In addition to spending time with his family, he loves NHL hockey, enjoys repairing his old Toyotas, listening to ABBA, and watching Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal with his Mom! You can write to Michael, watch his music videos, and follow his activities by visiting his website at www.michaelhope.net.

October 1, 2015,   |  Eckhart-Gramatté Hall