Holly Bogle



Current Teacher

Dr. Peter Kenote

High School


College / Major

Oberlin Conservatory / Viola Performance

How long have you been a member of the PYO Music Institute and in which ensembles did you participate?

2 years in Philadelphia Youth Orchestra

Do you have any plans or activities planned for over the summer?

Iceland trip with Temple Prep YCO, St Paul Chamber Music Institute, Credo at Oberlin College, Oberlin Viola Workshop

What is one of your favorite PYOMI memories?

Mendelssohn Concerto Concert with David Kim and the tomato soup from the 2023 Gala

What are your most recent musical and/or academic achievements?

First place winner in the 2023 Women’s Symphony Association Youth Instrumental Music Competition senior strings division

What are some of your favorite pieces of music that you have performed with the PYO Music Institute?

Tchaikovsky: Symphony 4, Holst: The Planets, Shostakovich: Symphony 5, Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances

When you are not in rehearsal or practicing your instrument, what other activities or hobbies do you enjoy?

Baking, quizzing, and philosophy

What is one unique attribute about you that people find surprising?

I enjoy translating historical documents from Latin!