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The range of skills and stories shared by PSO musicians are as rich and varied as the instruments they play. What unites them is the individual mastery of their talents and a commitment to their craft through the stirring power of symphonic music. That synthesis of sounds is colored by a spectrum of musical experience with other symphonies, chamber groups, opera and ballet orchestras, and more. Read on to discover more about the passionate performers who shape the sound of the music you love.

FIRST VIOLINS

  • Charles Dimmick, Concertmaster
  • Amy Sims, Assistant Concertmaster
  • Susan Shipley
  • Holly Ovenden
  • Mina Lavcheva
  • Allyson Michal
  • Mark Paxson
  • Lisa Goddard
  • JD Hunter
  • Sarah Atwood
  • Judith Lee
  • Noemi Miloradovic
  • Wilson Pedrazas
  • Jennifer Hillaker

SECOND VIOLINS

  • Robert Anemone, Principal
  • Sasha Callahan, Assistant Principal
    Christine M. Thornton chair
  • Antoaneta Anguelova
  • Deirdre Oehrtmann
  • Matthew Watras
  • Clorinda Noyes
  • Luis Antonio Ibáñez
  • Yasmin Craig Vitalius
  • Constance Clayton
  • Cornelia Sawyer
  • David Parry
  • Lidija Peno Kelly
  • Yeolim Nam

VIOLAS

  • Laurie Kennedy, Principal
    Sue & Hank Schmitt chair
  • Willine Thoe, Assistant Principal
  • Russell Wilson
  • Ann Stepp
  • Kimberly Lehmann
  • Pamela Doughty
  • Harold Lieberman
  • Elizabeth Miller
  • Kathryn Sievers
  • Sharon Bielik

VIOLONCELLOS

  • James Kennedy, Principal
    Katherine Graffam chair
  • Richard Noyes, Assistant Principal
    W. Brian 
    Thornton chair
  • William Rounds
  • Deborah Dabczynski
  • Barbara Paschke
  • Kathleen Foster
  • David Paschke
  • Joel Wolfe
  • Leo Eguchi

CONTRABASSES

  • Joseph Holt, Principal
  • George Calvert, Assistant Principal
  • Anthony D’Amico
  • Margaret Metcalf
  • Lynn Hannings
  • George Rubino
  • Brian Thacker

FLUTES

  • Lisa Hennessy, Principal
  • Alison Hale
  • Rachel Braude

PICCOLO

  • Rachel Braude

OBOES

  • Amanda Hardy, Principal
    Clinton Graffam chair
  • Stefani Burk
  • Julianne Verret

ENGLISH HORN

  • Julianne Verret

CLARINETS

  • Thomas Parchman, Principal
  • Jan Halloran
  • John Korajczyk

BASS CLARINET

  • John Korajczyk

BASSOONS

  • Janet Polk, Principal
    Judith and Jeffrey Kane chair
  • Ardith Keef
  • Margaret Phillips

CONTRABASSOON

  • Margaret Phillips

HORNS

  • Lauren Winter, Principal
  • Kevin Owen
  • TBD
  • Nina Allen Miller

TRUMPETS

  • Joseph Foley, Principal
  • Elizabeth Rines
  • Dana Oakes

TROMBONES

  • Nicholas Orovich, Principal
  • Greg Spiridopoulos
  • Mark Rohr
  • Mark Manduca

BASS TROMBONE

  • Mark Rohr

TUBA

  • Don Rankin, Principal

TIMPANI

  • John Tanzer, Principal

PERCUSSION

  • Nancy Smith, Principal
  • Richard Kelly
  • Gregory Simonds

HARP

  • Ina Zdorovetchi, Principal

KEYBOARD

  • Janet Reeves, Principal
    chair named anonymously

CONCERT MANAGER

  • Joseph Boucher

Orchestra Personnel Manager

  • Martin Webster

RECORDING ENGINEER

  • Gary Massey

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