Boris Brott

The founder of the Symphony Nova Scotia, Maestro and Conductor Boris Brott not only enthuses music lovers around the world, but also inspires thousands of executives from national and international organizations who have benefitted from his lively and interactive presentations on leadership, teamwork and innovation. He draws comparisons between business organizations and symphony orchestras. Both have common goals, strive for perfection and often attempt to be innovative and creative.

Boris draws out the juxtaposition of teamwork and leadership, the need for creativity within an organization, the joy of communication and the achievement of success. All are explored through the medium of music.

Boris Brott is a programming innovator and communicator. His eclectic programming and communicative abilities have brought him world renown, rave reviews and Canada’s highest honors–including Officer of the Order of Canada. He mastered his craft in Europe and Mexico under the tutelage of Igor Markevitch and Pierre Monteux. He has won many prizes in international competitions, notably the gold medal in the Dimitri Mitripoulos Conductor’s Competition in New York City, where he became assistant to Leonard Bernstein. Currently, Boris Brott frequently guest conducts orchestras throughout the world–from London to Amsterdam, and from Israel to California. He also is the Artistic Director of numerous orchestras.

Brott’s presentations to corporate audiences are highly rated as memorable and unique. Each script is tailored to suit the meeting’s theme. Boris also speaks several languages and can provide presentations in English, German, Italian and Spanish.

Highly interactive, he likes to involve his audiences by conducting them in playing a short piece on a tone bar accompanying a full symphony orchestra shown on a video screen, or accompanying an 11 piece live orchestra.