Orchestra

VIOLIN
Jeff Thayer
   Concertmaster
   DEBORAH PATE 
   AND JOHN FORREST CHAIR
Wesley Precourt
   Associate Concertmaster
Jisun Yang
   Assistant Concertmaster
Alexander Palamidis
   Principal Second Violin
Nick Grant
   Principal Associate 
    Concertmaster Emeritus

Hanah Stuart
   Acting Associate Principal
    Second Violin

Ai Nihira Awata
Jing Yan Bowcott
Yumi Cho
Hernan Constantino
Alicia Engley
Kathryn Hatmaker
Angela Homnick
Kenneth Liao
Igor Pandurski
Julia Pautz
Yeh Shen
Edmund Stein
Hanah Stuart
John Stubbs
Pei-Chun Tsai
Zou Yu
Thomas Dougherty*
Benjamin Hoffman*
Nicole Sauder*
Sarah Schwartz*

VIOLA
Chi-Yuan Chen
   Principal
   KAREN AND 
   WARREN KESSLER CHAIR
Nancy Lochner
   Associate Principal
Wanda Law
Qing Liang
Abraham Martín
Johanna Nowik
Ethan Pernela
Marcel Gemperli*
Jason Karlyn*
Michael Molnau*

CELLO
Yao Zhao
   Principal
Chia-Ling Chien
   Associate Principal
Marcia Bookstein
Andrew Hayhurst
Richard Levine
Mary Oda Szanto
Nathan Walhout
Xian Zhuo
Anna Cho*

 

BASS
Jeremy Kurtz-Harris
   Principal
   SOPHIE AND ARTHUR BRODY
   FOUNDATION CHAIR
Susan Wulff
   Associate Principal
P.J. Cinque
Samuel Hager
Michael Wais
Margaret Johnston+
Kathryn Bradley*
Kaelan Decman*

FLUTE
Rose Lombardo
   Principal
Sarah Tuck

OBOE
Sarah Skuster
   Principal
Andrea Overturf
 

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

Elyse Lauzon
Tricia Skye
Douglas Hall

TRUMPET
Christopher Smith
   Principal
John MacFerran Wilds
Ray Nowak  

TROMBONE
Kyle R. Covington
   Principal
Logan Chopyk
Kyle Mendiguchia

BASS TROMBONE
Kyle Mendiguchia

HARP
Julie Smith Phillips
   Principal 

TIMPANI
Ryan J. DiLisi
   Principal
Andrew Watkins
   Assistant Principal 

PERCUSSION
Gregory Cohen
   Principal
Erin Douglas Dowrey
Andrew Watkins 

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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