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CONDUCTORS & MUSICIANS

MEET THE MUSICIANS OF THE MSO

The MSO is a fully orchestrated, professional ensemble comprised of 91 contracted musicians. These artists are the lifeblood of our organization; they bring you the high-quality, impassioned performances you've come to expect from the MSO.

ARTISTIC PERSONNEL

JOHN DEMAIN, MUSIC DIRECTOR
BEVERLY TAYLOR, Assistant Conductor and Chorus Director
SAMUEL HUTCHISON, Overture Concert Organ Curator

MEMBERS OF THE SYMPHONY: 2017-18 SEASON

VIOLIN I

Naha Greenholtz
Concertmaster

Suzanne Beia
Co-Concertmaster ~ Steinhauer Charitable Trust Chair

Leanne Kelso League
Associate Concertmaster ~ George & Candy Gialamas Chair

Huy Luu
Associate Concertmaster

Olga Pomolova
Assistant Concertmaster ~ Endowed by an Anonymous Friend

Beth Larson
Annetta H. Rosser Chair

TBA - open position

Neil Gopal

Elspeth Stalter-Clouse

Tim Kamps

Jon Vriesacker

TBA - open position

Laura Burns

Valerie Sanders

Mary Theodore

Paran Amirinazari

VIOLIN II

Xavier Pleindoux
Principal ~ Dr. Stanley & Shirley Inhorn Chair

TBA - open position

Rachel Hauser

Erica Cross

Rolf Wulfsberg

Olga Draguieva

Kathryn Taylor

Wendy Buehl

Geri Hamilton

Robin Ryan

Matthew Dahm

Wes Luke

TBA - open position

TBA - open position

VIOLA

Christopher Dozoryst
Principal ~ James F. Crow Chair

Katrin Talbot

Diedre Buckley

Renata Hornik

Elisabeth Deussen

Sharon Tenhundfeld

Janse Vincent

Jennifer Paulson

Marika Fischer Hoyt

Davis Perez

Cynthia Edwards

TBA - open position

CELLO

Karl Lavine Principal ~ Reuhl Family & American Chair

Madeleine Kabat

Karen Cornelius

Lindsey Crabb

Jordan Allen

Margaret Townsend

Lisa Bressler

Laurie Riss

Derek Handley

Adam Ayers

BASS

David Scholl
Principal

Robert Rickman

Carl Davick

Zachary Betz

Antonio Escobedo

August Jirovec

Brian Melk

Michael Hennessy

FLUTE

Stephanie Jutt
Principal ~ Terry Family Foundation Chair

Elizabeth Marshall

Linda Pereksta

PICCOLO

Linda Pereksta

OBOE

Marc Fink
Principal ~ Jim & Cathie Burgess Chair

Jennifer Morgan

Andrea Gross Hixon

ENGLISH HORN

Jennifer Morgan

CLARINET

JJ Koh
Principal

Nancy Mackenzie

BASS CLARINET

Gregory Smith

BASSOON

Cynthia Cameron-Fix
Principal

Amanda Szczys

Carol Rosing

CONTRABASSOON

Carol Rosing

HORN

Linda Kimball
Principal ~ Steve & Marianne Schlecht Chair

Ricardo Almeida

Michael Szczys

William Muir

Anne Aley

TRUMPET

John Aley
Principal ~ Marilynn G. Thompson Chair

Frank Hanson

David Cooper

TROMBONE

Joyce Messer
Principal ~ Fred & Mary Mohs Chair

Benjamin Skroch

BASS TROMBONE

Michael Allsen

TUBA

Joshua Biere
Principal

TIMPANI

John Jutsum
Principal ~ Eugenie Mayer Bolz Foundation Chair

PERCUSSION

Anthony DiSanza
Principal ~ JoAnn Six Plesko & E.J. Plesko Chair

Richard Morgan

Nicholas Bonaccio

HARP

TBA - open position

Principal ~ Endowed by an Anonymous Friend

ORGAN

Samuel Hutchison
Principal ~ Wayne Curtis & Maybelle Slavens Hall and Francis Vincent & Lettie von Kalweit Dunnebacke Curatorship

PIANO

Daniel Lyons
~ Stephen D. Morton Chair

LIBRARIAN

Kathryn Taylor
~ John & Carolyn Peterson Chair

PERSONNEL MANAGER

Alexis Carreon

PROPERTY MANAGER

John Straughn

ORCHESTRA COMMITTEE

Lisa Bressler, President

Elizabeth Marshall, Vice-President

Linda Kimball, Secretary

Robin Ryan, Treasurer

Renata Hornik, Member-at-Large

+ indicates on leave 2017-18