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Brandon Aponte, violin

Hometown: Blue Hill, Maine

Meet Brandon

Brandon appeared on Show 361 on October 17, 2018 in Brunswick, Maine.

Brandon Aponte (violin), 17, lives in Blue Hill, Maine, where he is a senior at John Bapst Memorial High School and studies violin with Dr. Anatole Wieck. Brandon is the concertmaster of the Bangor Symphony Youth Orchestra. This summer, he toured Asia with the the 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the United States, under the direction of a Michael Tilson Thomas, a program of Carnegie Hall. Brandon is also the co-Captain of his high school swim team and enjoys paddle boarding and sailing. He is interested in pursuing a career in biomedical research.

Listen to Brandon

Show 361, Brunswick, ME
“Méditation” from Thaïs by Jules Massenet (1842-1912), with Orli Shaham, piano

Show 361, Brunswick, ME
VI. Le Pas Espagnol from Dolly Suite, Op.56 by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), arr. by Simon Frisch