Bebo Shiu is currently pursuing his doctoral degree to become the first DMA Double Bass student under Edwin Barker at Boston University. Bebo will be making his solo debut in Panama in association with the sixth annual Alfredo Saint Malo Music Festival while teaching lessons and coaching chamber groups. He won first place in the 2010 Bass Coalition Solo Competition and was the String Division winner in the 2006 Entergy Young Texas Artists Competition. He maintains his tenured member status with the Austin Symphony Orchestra while freelancing and teaching in Boston. Bebo has performed with the New World Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra, and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. He has been awarded numerous fellowships to attend the Aspen Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, and the Tanglewood Music Center. Mr. Shiu currently serves as the principal bass with the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.