Bonnie Brooksbank is recognized in the entertainment industry for her passionate and creative performances. She was recognized from an early age as a prodigious talent and performer. Her first performance with the orchestra was at age 11 as the winner of the Las Vegas CSN Piano Concerto Competition. A winner of many competitions including the Silver State Competition for both piano and violin and a prizewinner in the National Baldwin Competition, Ms. Brooksbank has soloed and performed with numerous orchestras internationally.
Ms. Brooksbank has appeared on many award shows including the American Music Awards and the Grammys, and has played at distinguished venues such as Disney Concert Hall, Staples Center, Coachella Music festival, Outside Lands, the Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The Troubadour, and the Blue Whale to name a few. Last year Ms. Brooksbank was the featured vocalist and solo electric violinist for the symphonic celebration of Prince’s music for the 4UPrince tour. She appeared as the on-screen violinist and pianist for seasons 2-6 of the Fox television show Glee.
In addition, Ms. Brooksbank has shared the stage with such performers as Ariana Grande, Kygo, Manchester Orchestra, Ghost BC, Justin Jesso, Katy Perry, Lea Michelle, Darren Criss, Miley Cyrus, Louis the Child, and Quin XCII. She is a featured singer and writer for many dance tracks including ‘Indie Anna Jones’ under Steve Aoki’s music label Dim Mak Records and the track ‘I’m Shooting for You’ featured in Sony’s NAB F3 commercial. Ms. Brooksbank currently arranges, writes, and performs strings for many artists and composes for video games. Most notably, Ms. Brooksbank is the solo electric violinist on the score for Insomniac’s new game The Unspoken. Ms. Brooksbank currently performs with the rock groups SAGA Strings and Bella Strings throughout the country.
Bonnie is a graduate of the University of Southern California, having studied musical performance under the direction of Daniel Pollack, Patrice Rushen, and Adriana Balic.