Bo Waterschoot

Bo Waterschoot

Bo WATERSCHOOT first took some piano lessons, then developed a passion for the electric bass, an instrument which she plays in several versions, fretted or fretless, 5 to 7 strings (!), which allows her to take both a role of an accompanyist and of a soloist.

She took lessons with Alexandre FURNELLE and Benoît VANDERSTRAETEN, then joined the Music Conservatory in Brussels to become Michel HATZIGEORGOU's student.

In 1995, just a few years after that she started her professional career, she wins a Billy Sheehan Scolarship to join the Musician Institute in Los Angeles.
There she studies with world renowned musicians such as Gary WILLIS, Stanley CLARKE, Steve BAILEY, Mike STERN, Scott HENDERSON, etc...

She returns to Europe in 1997, where she builds a brilliant career, playing in Europe, the US and Canada.

She participates in numerous projects, such as the Anne WOLF Trio (with whom she records the CD Amazone a.o. with Brazilian singer Marcia MARIA), O.O.P.S., URBAN TRAD, etc ...The latter, a Universal recording artist, brings her on tour in Belgium and abroad, in the biggest festivals.

Also an arranger, Bo Waterschoot is also active writing and recording music for commercials, a.o. collaborating with Whar studios in Brussels.