Victoria Olson - Bassoon
Your name: Victoria Olson
Your instrument/position in the orchestra: Bassoon/Contrabassoon
How old were you when you started playing your instrument? 13
Hometown: Kansas City, KS
When did you join the orchestra: 2016
Favorite saying or motto: “Just do it.”
Favorite Movie and/or TV Show: New Girl, anything Disney!
Favorite foods: Oysters
Hobbies: soccer, racquetball, fishing, skiing
Most influential teachers: Daniel Matsukawa, principal bassoonist of Philadelphia Orchestra and Nancy Goeres, principal bassoonist of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Eric Stomberg, professor at Interlochen Arts Academy.
Dream vacation/trip: Anywhere with a beautiful beach
What is your favorite thing about living in Grand Rapids? Bell’s Bewery