Cellist Owen Young joined the BSO in August 1991. He has appeared in the Aspen, Tanglewood, Banff, Davos, Sunflower, Gateway, Brevard, and St. Barth’s music festivals. As soloist he has appeared with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Boston Pops, Salisbury Symphony, Racine Symphony, and San Antonio Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Young is on the faculties of Boston Conservatory, New England Conservatory Extension Division, and Longy. He began playing cello at six; his teachers included Eleanor Osborn, Michael Grebanier, Anne Martindale Williams, and Aldo Parisot. A cum laude graduate of Yale University, he served as principal cellist with the Yale Symphony.