Meet the Musicians

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Arpad Josephson, Violin, Concert Master
– Auditioning -, Violin, Principal Second

Elise Stanley, Violin
Bethany Middleton, Violin
Joe Yaciuk, Violin
Sandy , Violin
Bob , Violin
Michael Vietri, Violin

Eric Fahn, Principal Viola

Peryn Lukos, Principal Cello
Tara Tieman, Cello

Ted Druzdzel, Principal Bass
Don Metzger, Bass

WoodWinds: * adopted by Tony Gallagher of Ireland

Lauren Hambly, Principal Flute
Julie Palmer, Flute

Cathy Gallagher, Principal Clarinet
Sarah Oesch, Clarinet

Heather Ryan, Principal Oboe
Giovanni Alonzi, Oboe

Lindsay Lane, Bassoon


Becky Heinmiller, Principal Horn
James Scott Mitchell, French Horn

Peter Lovell, Principal Trombone
Bart Van Essen, Trombone

Neil Wright, Trumpet
Luca Peveroni, Trumpet
Cassandra Paiva, Trumpet


Chris Carson-Foster, Percussion

* Would you like to adopt a musician or a section? Please visit our Adoption page! For all other sponsorship information and inquiries, please visit our sponsorship page. Thank you for your support!