Orchestra

VIOLIN
Jeff Thayer
   Concertmaster
   DEBORAH PATE 
   AND JOHN FORREST CHAIR
Wesley Precourt
   Associate Concertmaster
Jisun Yang
   Assistant Concertmaster
Alexander Palamidis
   Principal Second Violin
Yeh Shen
  Acting Associate Principal
    Second Violin

Nick Grant
   Principal Associate 
    Concertmaster Emeritus

Jing Yan Bowcott
Tricia Chen*
Yumi Cho
Hernan Constantino
Alicia Engley
Kathryn Hatmaker
Angela Homnick
Ai Nihira*
Igor Pandurski
Julia Pautz
Shigeko Sasaki
Nicole Sauder*
Sarah Schwartz*
Anna Skálová^
Edmund Stein
Hanah Stuart
John Stubbs
Pei-Chun Tsai
Zou Yu

VIOLA
Chi-Yuan Chen
   Principal
   KAREN AND 
   WARREN KESSLER CHAIR
Nancy Lochner
   Associate Principal
Marcel Gemperli*
Jason Karlyn*
Wanda Law
Qing Liang
Caterina Longhi
Thomas Morgan
Ethan Pernela
Dorothy Zeavin 

CELLO
Yao Zhao
   Principal
Chia-Ling Chien
   Associate Principal
Marcia Bookstein
Andrew Hayhurst
Richard Levine
Joanna Morrison*
Mary Oda Szanto
Jian Wang*
Xian Zhuo

 

BASS
Jeremy Kurtz-Harris
   Principal
   SOPHIE AND ARTHUR BRODY
   FOUNDATION CHAIR
Susan Wulff
   Associate Principal
Nicholas Cathcart*
P.J. Cinque
Samuel Hager
Jory Herman^
Alex Jenkins*
Margaret Johnston+
Michael Wais

FLUTE
Rose Lombardo
   Principal
Sarah Tuck
Erica Peel^
Diana Morgan

PICCOLO 
Erica Peel^
Diana Morgan

 

ENGLISH HORN
Andrea Overturf
   DR. WILLIAM AND EVELYN LAMDEN 
   ENGLISH HORN CHAIR 

CLARINET
Sheryl Renk
   Principal
Theresa Tunnicliff
Frank Renk 

BASS CLARINET

Frank Renk 

BASSOON

Valentin Martchev
   Principal
Ryan Simmons
Leyla Zamora

CONTRABASSOON

Leyla Zamora

HORN

Benjamin Jaber
   Principal
Darby Hinshaw
   Assistant Principal 
   & Utility

Danielle Kuhlmann^
Barbara Jöstlein Currie*
Tricia Skye
Douglas Hall

TRUMPET
Micah Wilkinson
   Principal
John MacFerran Wilds
Ray Nowak  

TROMBONE
Kyle R. Covington
   Principal
Logan Chopyk
Richard Gordon+
Michael Priddy 

BASS TROMBONE
Michael Priddy 

TUBA
Matthew Garbutt
   Principal 

HARP
Julie Smith Phillips
   Principal 

TIMPANI
Ryan J. DiLisi
   Principal
Andrew Watkins
   Assistant Principal 

PERCUSSION
Gregory Cohen
   Principal
Erin Douglas Dowrey
Andrew Watkins 

ORCHESTRA 
PERSONNEL MANAGER
Magdalena O'Neill 

ASSISTANT ORCHESTRA 
PERSONNEL MANAGER
Victoria J. Moore

PRINCIPAL LIBRARIAN
Courtney Secoy Cohen 

LIBRARIAN
Rachel Fields

 

 

 

^On Leave
*Long Term
    Substitute Musician
+Staff Opera Musician

 

All musicians are members of the American Federation of Musicians Local 325
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