2017.18 Musician Roster

, Music Director, Polly and Bill Van Dyke Music Director Chair
EDO DE WAART, Conductor Laureate
YANIV DINUR, Associate Conductor
CHERYL FRAZES HILL, Chorus Director, Margaret Hawkins Chorus Director Chair
TIMOTHY BENSON, Assistant Chorus Director

First Violin

Frank Almond, Concertmaster, Charles and Marie Caestecker Concertmaster Chair
Ilana Setapen, Associate Concertmaster
Jeanyi Kim, Associate Concertmaster (Third Chair)

Second Violin

Jennifer Startt, Principal, Andrea and Woodrow Leung Second Violin Chair
Timothy Klabunde, Assistant Principal

Viola

Robert Levine, Principal, Richard O. and Judith A. Wagner Family Principal Viola Chair
Nicole Sutterfield, Assistant Principal, Friends of Janet F. Ruggeri Viola Chair

Cello

Susan Babini, Principal, Dorothea C. Mayer Cello Chair
Madeleine Kabat, Acting Assistant Principal
Scott Tisdel, Associate Principal Emeritus

Bass

Jon McCullough-Benner, Principal, Donald B. Abert Bass Chair
Andrew Raciti, Associate Principal

Harp

Principal, Walter Schroeder Harp Chair

Flute

Sonora Slocum, Principal, Margaret and Roy Butter Flute Chair
Heather Zinninger Yarmel, Assistant Principal

Piccolo

Oboe

Katherine Young Steele, Principal, Milwaukee Symphony League Oboe Chair
Kevin Pearl, Assistant Principal

English Horn

Margaret Butler, Philip and Beatrice Blank English Horn Chair in memoriam to John Martin

Clarinet

Todd Levy, Principal, Franklyn Esenberg Clarinet Chair
Benjamin Adler, Assistant Principal, Donald and Ruth P. Taylor Assistant Principal Clarinet Chair

E Flat Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

Bassoon

Catherine Chen, Principal, Muriel C. and John D. Silbar Family Bassoon Chair
Rudi Heinrich, Assistant Principal

Contrabassoon

Horn

Matthew Annin, Principal, Krause Family French Horn Chair
Krystof Pipal, Associate Principal
Dietrich Hemann, Andy Nunemaker French Horn Chair

Trumpet

Matthew Ernst, Principal, Walter L. Robb Family Trumpet Chair
David Cohen, Martin J. Krebs Associate Principal Trumpet Chair
Alan Campbell, Fred Fuller Trumpet Chair

Trombone

Megumi Kanda, Principal, Marjorie Tiefenthaler Trombone Chair
Kirk Ferguson, Assistant Principal

Bass Trombone

Tuba

Randall Montgomery, Principal *

Timpani

Dean Borghesani, Principal
Christopher Riggs, Assistant Principal

Percussion

Robert Klieger, Principal
, Assistant Principal

Piano

, Melitta S. Pick Endowed Piano Chair

 

* Leave of Absence 2017.18 Season