The Orchestra

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Peter Stafford Wilson, Music Director

Violin I

Sujean Kim, Concertmaster
David Smarelli, Assistant Concertmaster
Maureen Case
Anita Chiu
Carlos Elias
William Gibb
Katie Harford
Ashtin Johnson
Vincent Richardson
Alayne Wegner

Violin II

Lesa Deborde, Principal
Vicki Bentley
Barbi Garrett
Monica Hill
Wenbi Lai Hirakawa
Lu Li
Sheila Santa
Heather York

Viola

Jennifer Neumayr, Principal
Megan Cramm
Melanie Mason
Sonja Pershing
Dawna Rone
Paul Van Ausdal

Cello

Joseph Mueller, Principal
Arturo Araya
Jennifer Jill Araya
Michaela Hibbard
Shelbi Wagner
Bin Xie

Bass

Anton Neumayr, Principal
Moses Carreker
Victor Dome
Ben Grabell

Keyboard

Eric Knechtges, Principal

Harp

Genie Thiergartner, Principal

Flute

Lori Akins, Principal
Joan Herndon
Angela Heck Mueller

Oboe

Lisa Grove, Principal
Emily Van Niman
Brad Walsh

Clarinet

John Kurokawa, Principal
Wallis Vore, Associate Principal

Bassoon

Rachael Young, Principal*
Joe Hesseman
Richard Carnright

Horn

Sean Vore, Principal
Travis Damicone
Tamara Frost
Sarah Yarbrough

Trumpet

Dave Zeng, Principal
George Carpten*
Andrew Jeng

Trombone

David Parilla, Principal
Anthony Weikel
Glenn Proffit

Tuba

Chris Blaha

Timpani

Fred Thiergartner, Principal

Percussion

Kim Buchheit, Principal
Steve Przyzycki

*Musicians Taking a Year Leave

Rachael Young, Principal Bassoon
George Carpten, Trumpet

 

The musicians of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra are members of the American Federation of Musicians, Local 160.

“The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is a dedicated community of musicians whose passionate, synergetic quest for music, performed at the highest artistic level, is contagious. Achieving this in such a sensational hall, and with such an enthusiastic, enlightened audience is what making live music should be all about!” – Peter Stafford Wilson, Music Director and Conductor of the Symphony

 


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