Brian Bonnell, double bassist, began playing in the Spokane Symphony bass section in 2016. Brian is an active performer and teacher of double bass throughout Washington and beyond. Previously, Brian has been engaged by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, North Carolina Symphony and Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Whilst principal bass of the Fayetteville Symphony in North Carolina, the orchestra toured Jordan performing and teaching masterclasses alongside the Amman Symphony. Brian earned his Masters degree at the Eastman School of Music under Professor James VanDemark.