Christopher Laven, double bass

Hometown: Wayland, Massachusetts

Meet Christopher

Christopher appeared on NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, Show 300, recorded in Boston, MA, on February 7, 2015.

Show 300 bio:

Christopher Laven (double bass), 15, is from Wayland, Massachusetts, where he attends Wayland High School. He studies double bass with Susan Hagen of the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. Christopher is a member to the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra, the Rivers Jazz Ensemble, the Wayland High School Jazz Ensemble, the Wayland High School Honors Sinfonia, and the Massachusetts All-State Orchestra. He has attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Young Artist Orchestra program and the BUTI bass workshop. Outside of music, Christopher plays basketball and is a second-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.

Listen to Christopher

Show 300, Boston, MA
Chanson Triste by Serge Koussevitzky (1874–1951)