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2020 – 2021 Orchestra

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CONDUCTOR

Wes Kenney

Wilfred Schwartz Conductor’s Endowed Chair, Karl and Wilma Carson

 

VIOLINS

Stacy Lesartre, Concertmaster

Riedman/Women’s Guild Endowed Chair

Nina Fronjian, Assistant Concertmaster

Julian and Ida Siegel Endowed Chair

Callie Brennan, Principal 1st

Dorothy Gruber Horowitz Endowed Chair

Christine Menter, Principal 2nd 

Wilson & Emily Wilmarth and Family Endowed Chair

Sarah Whitnah, Asst. Principal 2nd

Arlo Adams

Jennifer Crim

Timothy Cuffman

Evan De Long

Jean Denney

Mary Evans

Mary Gindulis

Rachel Sliker
Bennett Stucky

 

VIOLAS

Ethan Hecht, Principal

Lilla B. Morgan Endowed Chair

Lauren Spaulding, Asst. Principal
Sabrina Romney Lloyd

Erin Napier

Ezgi Pikayzen

Kyla Witt

 

CELLOS

Becky Kutz Osterberg, Principal

Jeanise Brown Endowed Chair

Heidi Mausbach, Assistant Principal

Joannah L. Merriman Endowed Chair

Joseph Howe

Peter Linder

Beth Wells

 

BASSES

Auditioning, Principal

Bettie Wilcox Endowed Chair

Auditioning, Asst Principal
Erik Deines
Forest Greenough
Jason Thompson

 

 

FLUTES

Norman Menzales, Principal

Renate Justin, M.D. Endowed Chair

Kristin Sommer, 2nd/Associate Principal
Sandra Tiemens, 3rd

 

PICCOLO

Sandra Tiemens

Fern Bennett Endowed Chair

 

OBOES

Max Soto-Sibaja, Principal

David and Alison Dennis Endowed Chair

Gina Johnson, 2nd/Associate Principal

Walter Scott McCoil Endowed Chair (NEW)

 

ENGLISH HORN

Gina Johnson

Bob and Joyce Everitt Endowed Chair

 

CLARINETS

Kellan Toohey, Principal

Freddy Martin Endowed Chair

 

BASSOONS

Tom Bittinger, Principal

Tom Bittinger Endowed Chair

Susie McCollum, 2nd

 

HORNS

Auditioning, Principal

Pat and Edna Rizley Griffin Endowed Chair

Ayo Derbyshire, 2nd
John McGuire, 3rd/Associate Principal
Auditioning, 4th

 

TRUMPETS

Stanley Curtis, Principal

Clark Livingston Endowed Chair

Derek McDonald, 2nd/Associate Principal

TROMBONES

Daniel Watt, Principal

Lynnette C. Jung Endowed Chair

Nat Wickham, 2nd/Associate Principal

Kiel Lauer, Bass

William E. Runyan Endowed Chair

 

TUBA

Steve Vaughn, Principal

 

TIMPANI

Michael Tetreault, Principal

Wayne and Phyllis Schrader Endowed Chair

 

PERCUSSION

Carl Dixon, Principal

Graham and Joanne Harrison  Endowed Chair

Leo T. Canale, 2nd/Associate Principal

Josephine Kathryn Guerriero Principal Triangle Endowed Chair

 

HARP

Pamela Eldridge, Principal

Kepler Endowed Chair

 

KEYBOARD

Auditioning, Principal

Kathryn Edwards Endowed Chair

 

ORGAN

Marie L. Schall Endowed Chair (NEW)  

 

CELESTE

Tom Sutherland Endowed Chair

 

APPRENTICE CONDUCTOR

Jeremy Cuebas

 

LIBRARIAN

Ethan Hecht

 

ORCHESTRA PERSONNEL MANAGER

Jean Denney

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Kevin Wolfgang

 

* on leave
** acting

Section string and percussion players are listed alphabetically and are seated in a rotation pattern throughout the season.