PORTLAND STRING QUARTET
PAUL ROSS studied at the Toronto Conservatory of Music and went on to receive a Performance Degree in Cello with a sub-major in Conducting from the Juilliard School.
He has been awarded and Honorary Doctorate in Music from Colby College.His principal teachers have been Leonard Rose and members of the Juilliard and Paganini String Quartets.
Mr. Ross has been principal cellist with the Robert Shaw Chorale, Quebec Symphony, Florida Symphony, Boston Opera, and Boston Ballet. He has also performed with the Boston Symphony, the CBC Radio Orchestra, and the Boston Pops. His awards include the Gold Medal at the Canadian National Exhibition.
Paul Ross is currently Conductor of the Brunswick Regional Youth Orchestra, the Midcoast Chamber Orchestra, and, as a member of the music faculty of Bowdoin College, the Bowdoin College Symphony Orchestra.