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Orchestra Roster

VIOLIN I

Espen Lilleslåtten, Concertmaster (9)
Katy Bursi, Associate Concertmaster (17)
Erin Weber, Assistant Concertmaster (8)
Susan Blackerby-Allen (48)
Yajing (Cindy) Zhang (7)
Cheryl Fairly (43)
Pam Landis (43)
Andrew White (1)
Cade Foard (2)
Tiffany McDaniel (25)
Brennan Lowrey (3)

VIOLIN II

Natalia Korenchuk, Principal (1)
Daniela Láncara, Associate Principal (4)
Beverly de la Bretonne (45)
Carol Winn (42)
Raymond Jenkins (50)
Christopher Reidlinger (5)
Eugenio Alfaro (1)
Danielle Kupresanin (16)

VIOLA

Melinda Koster, Associate Principal (44)
Jill Bradford (48)
Aloha J. Gitchell (58)
Camille Day Nies (40)
Irma-Esther Borup (15)
Hollie Dzierzanowski (2)
Bruno Silva (2)

CELLO

Nicholas Pascucci, Principal (1)
Jayson Bishop, Associate Principal (10)
Christian Anderson (2)
Eliza Pearson (1)
Russell Steadman (26) +
Alejandra Attebury (18)
Neemias Santos (5)
Justin Barnwell (1)
Eduardo Esparza (1)

BASS

Nick Scales, Principal (26)
Lori Scales, Associate Principal (22)
Krunoslav Kupresanin (16)
Hannah Macgillivray (4) +
Russell Thompson (3)
Jose Saavedra (3)
Jose Gardea (1)

FLUTE

Mark Trimble, Principal (15)
Chao Wang (8)
Barbara Walker (13)
Ginger Denney (17)

PICCOLO

Barbara Walker (13)

OBOE

Amy Goeser Kolb, Principal (14)
Karen Takacs (15)

ENGLISH HORN

Shane Werts (2)

CLARINET

Doug Storey, Principal (36)
Janet DuBois (43)
Jim Laughlin (34)

BASS CLARINET

Jim Laughlin (34)

BASSOON

Tina Carpenter, Principal (39)
Kathy Kendle (50)
Sarah Wildey-Richmond (9)

CONTRABASSOON

Sarah Wildey-Richmond (9)

SAXOPHONE

Don Lefevre, Principal (35)
Jim Laughlin (34)
Carlos Casso (34)

HORN

Guglielmo Manfredi, Principal (13)
Mike Ellis (37)
Becky Casso (38)
Eric Hessel (1)
Kellie Bartley (16)

TRUMPET

William Takacs, Principal (22)
Nathan Little (3)
David Lough (15)

TROMBONE

John Shanks, Principal (10)
Joel Grizzelle (5)

BASS TROMBONE

Clayton Yoshifuku, Principal (2)

TUBA

Jeremy Lewis, Principal (15)

TIMPANI

Christopher Mehrafshan, Principal (2)

PERCUSSION

Susan Martin Tariq, Principal (39)
Chris Johnson (24)
Eric Rath (17)
Brandon Haynes (20)
James Beckham (46)

HARP

Rachel Mazzucco, Principal (10)

PIANO/CELESTE

James Rauscher, Principal (43)

+ On leave for the 2023-2024 Season
() Denotes # of years of membership in the Symphony,
including current season.

  • Violin I
  • Espen Lilleslåtten, Concertmaster
  • Katy Moore, Associate Concertmaster (14)
  • Havi Lund, Assistant Concertmaster (2)
  • Susan Blackerby (40)
  • Yajing Zhang (4) +
  • Cheryl Fairly (40)
  • Pam Landis (40)
  • Erin Weber (5)
  • Haley Cheon (2)
  • Jeffrey Smith (2)
  • Tiffany McDaniel
  • Violin II
  • Michelle Skinner, Principal (7)
  • Daniela Láncara, Principal (2)
  • Beverly de la Bretonne (42)
  • Mary Ann Ellis (36)
  • Carol Winn (39)
  • Raymond Jenkins (47)
  • Christopher Reidlinger (2)
  • Yifan Tang (2)
  • Jeffrey Weaver (6)
  • Danielle Kupresanin (13)
  • Viola
  • Christopher Lowry, Principal (2)
  • Melinda Koster, Associate Principal (41)
  • Jill Bradford (45)
  • Aloha J. Gitchell (55)
  • Camille Day Nies (37)
  • Madylin Alford (3) +
  • Irma-Esther Borup (12)
  • Cello
  • Victor Minke Huls, Principal (2)
  • Jayson Bishop, Associate Principal Cello
  • Ian Brody (2)
  • Cesar Colmenares (2)
  • Russell Steadman (24)
  • Alejandra Attebury (15)
  • Neemias Santos (2)
  • Kaydee Sessions (2)
  • Bass
  • Nick Scales, Principal (23)
  • Nick and Lori Scales, Bass Duo
  • Krunoslav Kupresanin (13)
  • Hannah Macgillivray (2)
  • Flute
  • Mark Trimble, Principal Flute
  • Chao Wang (5)
  • Barbara Walker (10)
  • Ginger Denney (14)
  • Piccolo
  • Barbara Walker (10)
  • Oboe
  • English Horn
  • Clarinet
  • Doug Storey, Principal (33)
  • Janet DuBois (40)
  • Jim Laughlin (31)
  • Bass Clarinet
  • Jim Laughlin (31)
  • Bassoon
  • Tina Carpenter, Principal (36)
  • Kathy Kendle (47)
  • Sarah Wildey-Richmond (6)
  • Contrabassoon
  • Sarah Wildey-Richmond
  • Saxophone
  • Don Lefevre, Principal (32)
  • Jim Laughlin (31)
  • Carlos Casso (31)
  • Horn
  • Guglielmo Manfredi, Principal (10)
  • Mike Ellis (35)
  • Becky Casso (35)
  • Derek Wright (5)
  • Kellie Bartley (13)
  • Trumpet
  • William Takacs, Principal (19)
  • David Lough (12)
  • Trombone
  • John Shanks, Principal (7)
  • Joel Grizzelle (2)
  • Bass Trombone
  • Cory Wurtz, Principal (5)
  • Tuba
  • Jeremy Lewis, Principal Tuba
  • Timpani
  • Jonathan Wisner, Principal (5)
  • Percussion
  • Susan Martin Tariq, Principal (36)
  • Chris Johnson (21)
  • Eric Rath (14) +
  • Brandon Haynes (17)
  • James Beckham (43)
  • Harp
  • Rachel Mazzucco, Principal (8)
  • Piano/Celeste
  • James Rauscher, Principal Pianist
+ On leave for the 2023-2024 Season
() Denotes no. of years of membership in the Symphony, including current season.

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