Boston Saxophone Quartet Bios

Tom Ferrante
Most of Tom Ferrante's performing career has been in the orchestras of the Colonial, Wang and Schubert Theaters of Boston. Other credits include membership in the Herb Pomeroy Jazz Orchestra, The Viola Premier Saxophone  Quartet, and the Greg Hopkins Big Band.  A former Director of Bands for Waltham (MA) High School,  Tom has been featured jazz clarinet soloist with the Boston Pops Orchestra for the past twenty seasons.
Terry Anthony
For the last 30 years, Terry Anthony has been a Full-time member of the Frank Sinatra Junior orchestra, and prior to that, the Frank Sinatra orchestra. Terry is a Boston native, a well-known woodwind doubler, and earned his Masters in clarinet from the Boston Conservatory. When not touring with the "Sinatra sings Sinatra" show, Terry can be found playing in theaters and concert halls from Boston to L. A. In addition to the Sinatra orchestras, credits include Tony Bennett, Steve and Eydie, and Cher.
Rod FerlandAs an accomplished woodwind doubler on oboe, English horn, flute, saxophone, and clarinet,  Rod Ferland can often be heard and seen in the orchestra pit of Boston's Wang, Shubert and Colonial Theaters performing for Broadway productions.  Rod has also performed with the Boston Lyric Opera, the Boston Pops, Boston Symphony Orchestra and the North Shore Music Theater.  He was a former faculty member at Berklee College of Music.
Bob BowlbyBob Bowlby is an active woodwind doubler and a Theater pit musician at Boston's Colonial, Wang, Shubert, Opera House and NSMT in Beverly.  He has been Lead alto with Buddy Rich, Frank Sinatra, Artie Shaw Orch and plays with the Boston Pops. Currently, he is a member of John Allmark Jazz Orchestra.
Peter Cokkinias
Sharing a dual performing career as an instrumentalist and conductor, Peter Cokkinias has conducted the Boston Ballet,  Boston Pops, Springfield Symphony (MA), and the Atlantic Sinfonietta (NY).  He has performed with the Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Ballet, and Cincinnati, Hartford, Pittsburgh, and Boston Symphony Orchestras.  Presently, Dr. Cokkinias, in his 30th season as Music Director/Conductor of the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra (MA), Professor at Berklee College of Music and is a woodwind doubler at the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly (MA) and Colonial and Wang Theaters in Boston (MA) and PPAC in Providence (RI).  Peter is also the contact for the BSQ.

Ernie Sola

Our dear member Ernie passed away on September 19, 2013.

Ernie Sola was a native of Saugus Ma and performed in many music venues in the Greater Boston area.  For many years, he performed at the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly (MA) and played a prominent role in their annual Christmas Carol production playing flutes, clarinets, saxophones and English horn.   In addition, he was a master woodwind instrument repairman for many of Boston's top reed players.