Jonathan Boen, PrincipalHorn

Jonathan Boen

Hometown:

Rockford, IL

Year you joined the Grant Park Music Festival:

1998

Where did you study?

Northern Illinois University

Career highlight:

Performing and recording Jan Bach’s Horn Concerto (“Music of Jan Bach” on Equilibrium Records)

What’s on your playlist at the moment?

Nielson Symphony No. 4!

What would you be if you were not a musician?

Botanist

If you could sit down and chat with any musical figure (dead or alive) who would it be?

W.A. Mozart

Hobbies?

Gardening, home renovation

What are you reading at the moment?

Eckart Tolle