The Harrison-Frank Family Foundation

Maren Bosma

Dutch-American violinist Maren Bosma (1996) received her Bachelor’s degree in June 2017 from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, with a minor in Theory of Music. She continued her studies at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Daniel Rowland and Gabrielle Lester and received her Master of Music in Performance degree with Distinction in 2019.
Maren is the Concertmaster and Associate Artistic Director of the Bath Festival Orchestra and forms the Arboris Duo with Dutch percussionist Niek KleinJan. A demanded orchestral and chamber musician, she has spent several summers at both the Aspen Music Festival and School (Colorado, USA) and the Pienza Music Festival in Italy, and has been a repeated guest artist at renowned international music festivals such as the Stift International Music Festival, Schiermonnikoog Festival and Thy Chamber Music Festival (Denmark). She has additionally performed as concertmaster in various Dutch student orchestras, including the Netherlands Student Chamber Orchestra (Nesko) and the Netherlands Symphony Project, where she was lauded for her leading role in Mahler’s 4th symphony and Strauss’ Morgen. Maren has held concertmaster and principal positions in the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and the RCM Opera Orchestra, performing under the baton of renowned conductors including Bernard Haitink, John Wilson, and Andrew Gourlay. She was the leader of the London-based Maconchy Quartet from 2017 to 2020 and is a co-founder and director of the London-based ensemble Cat’s Cradle Collective. She plays on a late 19th-Century Giuseppe Sgarbi violin, kindly on loan to her from the Harrison-Frank Family Foundation.