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
Liam Gibb
Katie Harford
Chang Ji
Ellen Raquet
Vincent Richardson

Violin II

Lesa Deborde, Principal
Agnes Becker
Vicki Bentley
Barbi Garrett
Cindy Krahn
Lu Li
Sheila Santa
Heather York

Viola

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

Cello

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

Bass

Tony Neumayr, Principal
Moses Carreker
Victor Dome
Ben Grabell
Doug Wright

Flute

Lori Akins, Principal
Joan Herndon
Angela Mueller

Oboe

Lisa Grove, Principal
Emily Van Niman
Brad Walsh

Clarinets

Richard York, Principal
Karen Hayden
Nora Paul

Bassoon

Rachael Young, Principal
Joe Hesseman
Richard Carnright

Horn

Sean Vore, Principal
Colvin Bear
Tamara Frost
Travis Damicone

Trumpet

Daniel Lewis, Principal
Dave Zeng, Associate Principal

Trombone

David Parilla, Principal
Anthony Weikel
Denny Seifried

Tuba

Preston Light, Principal

Keyboard

Eric Knechtges, Principal

Harp

Genie Thiergartner, Principal

Timpani

Fred Thiergartner, Principal

Percussion

Kim Buchheit, Principal
Mark Smarelli

Dave Zeng, Personnel Manager
Barbi Garrett, Librarian

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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