Boris Brott is an internationally recognized Canadian conductor. He holds major posts as music director in Canada.
He also enjoys an international career as guest conductor, educator, cultural ambassador and motivational speaker. His other positions include:
Boris has served as Assistant Conductor to the New York Philharmonic under the late Leonard Bernstein. Other positions include:
His extensive guest-conducting appearances have been around the world. In 2000, he conducted Leonard Bernstein’s “The Mass” for Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.
In 1988, Boris was awarded the Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civic honor. That same year, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Law at McMaster University. Two years later, he was made a Knight of Malta.
In 1992, he was selected International Man of the Year by the International Biographical Center in Cambridge, England.
In 1996, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts of Great Britain. In 2006, he was appointed to the Order of Ontario.
In addition to his conducting career, Boris is a motivational speaker, presenting more than 35 talks annually around the world for Fortune 500 companies.
Besides numerous film and radio commitments, Boris has conducted, produced and hosted over 100 television programs on both sides of the Atlantic. He has recorded for CBC, Septre-Mace, Mercury, Pro-Arte Records and Sony Classical where CDs with the late Glenn Gould have been released.
Boris lives in Hamilton, Ontario, with his wife, Ardyth, an author and lawyer. The Brotts have three children and two dogs.
Boris Brott’s presentations are customized:
Then, to conclude his presentation, it’s time to play together…
Audiences are thrilled to be playing a significant part in an historic piece of musical history, and to make music under the direction of a symphony conductor. Audiences and corporate executives find it a memorable and unique presentation.
“Boris’ presentation will fit any industry and the attendees will see the correlation between the symphony and their day-to-day operations.”
“Boris was GREAT. He provided the perfect balance for the meeting. Also on-site he was easy to work with and a pleasure. Thanks again for the great recommendation.”
“Your combination of intellect, energy, and musical expertise yielded a powerful example of teamwork in action for our leaders.”
“I thought you were great, and our folks enjoyed your presentation. Your session was outstanding.”
”The analogy you shared of an orchestra playing together to create beautiful music aligned perfectly with United Way’s work to achieve the vision of a poverty-free community.”
“You imparted useful information that our associates are able to digest and apply to their work at Capital One. More importantly, you left my team feeling energized and renewed.”
“You really made the event come alive by allowing our sales teams to participate in making beautiful music together. This is an experience our teams will not soon forget.”
“Your interesting comparison of Marriott to a symphony orchestra was refreshing, and certainly started off our meeting on an upbeat note.”
“I want to personally thank you …You took the message of the meeting and intertwined it perfectly into your closing presentation. The feedback we are now receiving also confirms how my leaders felt about your performance.”