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Michael Hope


Michael Hope is a native of Toronto, a graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, and has held the full-time position of second bassoonist in the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra since 1982.


As a singer and narrator, he has performed with most of Canada’s major symphony orchestras.  Whether in a concert hall, hospice, church, a backyard, or in a care home, Michael brings inspiration to his devoted audiences.

In addition to making music, he is obsessed with NHL hockey. He also enjoys cooking, repairing his 23 year-old Toyota Camry and watching vintage episodes of Dallas on TV with his Mom!


Learn more about Michael by visiting his website at

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