Barbara Bogatin joined the SFS in 1994. Previously, she served as principal cello with the Milwaukee and New Jersey symphony orchestras, and she performed frequently with the New York Philharmonic for ten years. A native of Santa Rosa, she studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division and holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the Juilliard School. Along with her husband, neuroscientist Clifford Saron, she frequently leads workshops on meditation and music practice. For more on Barbara Bogatin, visit sfsymphony.org/barbarabogatin.