Isabelle Sanderling-Besançon

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Cello

First season with the SO: 2003

Hometown: Dijon (France)

Degrees / Colleges: European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) 1992-1996; Master Degree (First Prize) Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de Danse de Paris (1994) with Philippe Müller; Hochschule für Musik in Basel, Switzerland (1996) with Ivan Monighetti

Age you began playing an instrument: piano at 7, and cello at 9 years old

Award / Musical Accomplishment you are most proud of: I am most proud of achieving my Master’s Degree (First Prize) Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de Danse de Paris (1994) with Philippe Müller.

Style and make of your instrument: The family of Klotz 1850

Hobbies / interests: yoga, gardening, going to museums with my husband