Robin Bonnell, Cello
Robin Bonnell is a freelance musician and lifelong resident of Berkeley. He is principal cellist of the Monterey Symphony and assistant principal cellist of the Santa Rosa Symphony.
Since 1988, he has been the cellist of the Chamber Music Society of Sacramento. He is a former member of Earplay, Music Now, the Sacramento Symphony, and Illuminati, a New York-based big band.
He can be heard on recordings on the Centaur, Knitting Factory, Soundspells, and Warner Brothers labels, as well as numerous jingles and the delayed broadcasts of the Chamber Music Society performances.
He has taught for many schools and youth orchestras. Currently, he is on the faculty of Chamber Music Berkeley, maintains a small studio of private students, and is cello coach for the California Youth Symphony.