Hear Here! | From Kid to Musician


Brian Manker went to school in upstate New York in the Endwell, Vestal, and Binghamton communities. He wanted to be a football player, but then he discovered

Brian Manker

the cello.  Now he’s the principal cello for the Montreal Symphony Orchestra. Produced by Bill Snyder.

Post-Listen Discussion Questions:

  • Where did Brian Manker grow up?
  • What instruments does Manker play?
  • Describe experiences that influenced Manker to play music?
  • What is the path that Manker took to become a professional musician?
  • How does he describe the symphony orchestra and what it does?

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