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Orchestra Musicians

Rochester Symphony
orchestra musicians

2021-2022 Season

Podium


Jere Lantz, artistic director
Hayward & Carolyn Beck podium
Rolland & Susan Dickson podium

Violin l


Michal Sobieski, principal
Allen & Gail Bishop chair Kerstin Suby, asst. principal
Richard & Lily Weinshilboum chair
Gerry Casper
Diane Ryan chair in memory of Robert J. Ryan
Anne Judisch
David & Ann Dykstal chair
Kristina Lantz
Joe & Chris Parisi chair
Andrea Sieber
Judy & Jim Sloan chair
Linda Thompson
Pamela Haase chair
Juli Vig

Violin ll


Amy Lindstrom, principal
Bob & JoAnn Schoen chair
Sue Radloff, asst. principal
Barbara S. Parks chair in memory of Joseph A. Parks
Joan Elkins
Gerald Vettel chair
Jim Glockner
Sheila Misso
Chrissy’s Studio chair
Aaron Pompeian
Jayne Pompeian chair
Elizabeth Sobieski
Jackie & Brian Rognholt chair
Tiffany Strande
Shirley D. Edmonson chair
Sharon Su

Viola


Elizabeth Loudon, principal
Drs. Colleen & Gerald Gau chair
John Vettel, asst. principal
Elizabeth Becker
David & Ann Dykstal chair
Rares Giurgiu
Stephen Carmichael & Susan
Stoddard chair
Sarah Lockwood
Shirley Edmonson chair in memory of John Edmonson
Sarah Rusin
Stephen Carmichael & Susan
Stoddard chair
Kevin Whitford

Cello


Ruth Marshall, principal
Stephen & Marilyn Riederer in memory of Tess Bruns
Rosa Thompson-Vieira, asst. principal
Steven Kavka & Nancy Wieben chair
Amy Adamson
Carolyn & Karen Rorie chair
Sarah Burrington
Diane Ryan chair in memory of Robert J. Ryan
Jean Burrington chair
Eric Grant
Carolyn Mead
Drs. Rafael Jimenez & Enid Campos chair
Susan Oftedahl
Amadio Family Arts Fund chair
John Osborn
Frank & Lynda Sharbrough chair

Double Bass


Chris Kempcke, principal
Barbara Henoch chair
Andrea Beckendorf, asst.principal
Bob & Cathy Manulik chair
Blake Bonde
Betty Qualey chair
David Carbonara
Larry Arrigoni & Andrea Sieber chair
Bob Manulik
Philip R. & Catherine M. Karsell chair
Joe Mish
Noel B. Taylor chair

Harp


Elinor Niemisto, principal
Anonymous chair

Piano


Jan Matson, principal
Carl & Sylvia Rolfs chair in memory of Glendora Rolfs

Flute


Kay Sahlin, principal
Julia & Douglas Wood chair
Elizabeth Gomoll
Lester & Dianna Horntvedt chair
Gary Melbostad

Oboe


Allen Bishop, principal
Lily & Richard Weinshilboum chair
Dana Maeda
Carl & Sylvia Rolfs chair
Thom Hiniker
Bill & Jeanne Hankerson chair in memory of Phil Henoch

Clarinet


Dan Sheridan, principal
Brad & Beth Krehbiel chair
Karen Hansen
Rodney & Janis Tanner chair
Richard Halleen

Bassoon


Cindy Bailey, principal
Tom & Diane Witzig chair
Kate Saumur

Horn


Corey Henke, interim principal
JoAnn M. Sheldon chair in memory of Richard S. Sheldon Lester & Dianna Horntvedt chair
Allyson Partin (interim)
Matthew Renz
Don Schlosnagle
Noel B. Taylor chair

Trumpet


David Wall, principal
Gerald Sandbothe memorial chair
Chris Jankowski
Vicki & Bruce Wolff chair
Howard Brahmstedt
Borge M. Christensen chair in memory of Lotte

Trombone


Larry Zimmerman, interim principal
Brian Kelly
Janet & Thomas Munger chair
Michael Smith
John & Cheryl Adolphson chair

Tuba


Charles Wazanowski, principal
Dr. Richard & Patricia Geier chair in memory of Rod Majorowicz

Timpani


Tom Schneller, principal
Dr. Richard & Patricia Geier chair in memory of Karen Geier

Percussion


Jeff Bina
Bill Volkmar & Sheri Brandvold chair
Will Kemperman
Sherry & John Earle chair
Jeff Strom
Susan Tanabe
Kilen Family chair in memory of Anders R. & Mavis L. Kilen