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2017 – 2018 Orchestra

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BASSES

Jeremy Nicholas, Principal 

Bettie Wilcox Endowed Chair

Matthew Shumway, Assistant Principal
Brett Armstrong

Forest Greenough
David Saccardi
Jason Thompson

 

FLUTES

Norman Gonzales, Principal

Renate Justin, M.D. Endowed Chair

Kristin Sommer2nd/Associate Principal
Sandra Tiemens, 3rd

 

PICCOLO

Sandra Tiemens

Fern Bennett Endowed Chair

 

OBOES

Max Soto, Principal

David and Alison Dennis Endowed Chair

Gina Johnson, 2nd

Walter Scott McCoil Endowed Chair (NEW)

 

ENGLISH HORN

Gina Johnson

Bob and Joyce Everitt Endowed Chair

 

CLARINETS

Useon Choi, Principal

Freddy Martin Endowed Chair

April Johannesen, 2nd

 

BASSOONS

Tom Bittinger, Principal

Tom Bittinger Endowed Chair

Susie McCollum, 2nd

 

HORNS

Jason Johnston, Principal*

Pat and Edna Rizley Griffin Endowed Chair

Lauren Varley, Asst. Principal
Katherine Smith, 2nd
John McGuire, 3rd/Associate Principal
Caitlyn Smith Franklin, 4th

 

TRUMPETS

Andrew Bishop, Principal

Clark Livingston Endowed Chair

Derek McDonald, 2nd/Associate Principal 

TROMBONES

Jeff Craig, Principal

Lynnette C. Jung Endowed Chair

Daniel Watt, 2nd
Lindsey Gardner, Bass

William E. Runyan Endowed Chair

 

TUBA

Charles Ortega, Principal

 

TIMPANI

Michael Tetreault, Principal

Wayne and Phyllis Schrader Endowed Chair


PERCUSSION

Carl Dixon, Principal

Graham and Joanne Harrison  Endowed Chair

Leo Canale

Josephine Kathryn Guerriero Principal Triangle Endowed Chair

Thomas VanSchoick

 

HARP

Pamela Eldridge, Principal

Kepler Endowed Chair

 

KEYBOARD

Auditioning 2016-17

Kathryn Edwards Endowed Chair

 

ORGAN

Marie L. Schall Endowed Chair (NEW)  

 

CELESTE

Tom Sutherland Endowed Chair

 

APPRENTICE CONDUCTOR

Adam A. Torres

 

LIBRARIAN

Becky Kutz Osterberg

 

ORCHESTRA
PERSONNEL MANAGER

Jean Denney

 

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Hally Albers

 

* on leave
** acting

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