2016.17 Musician Roster

EDO DE WAART, Music Director, Polly and Bill Van Dyke Music Director Chair
YANIV DINUR, Assistant Conductor
ROBERT HARRIS, Acting 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)
Anne de Vroom Kamerling, Associate Concertmaster Emeritus

Second Violin

Jennifer Startt, Principal, Andrea & 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
Scott Tisdel, Associate Principal

Bass

Andrew Raciti, Acting Principal, Donald B. Abert Bass Chair
Rip Prétat, Acting Assistant Principal

Harp

Principal, Walter Schroeder Harp Chair

Flute

Sonora Slocum, Principal, Margaret and Roy Butter Flute Chair
Jeani Foster, Assistant Principal*
Heather Zinninger Yarmel, Acting 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

Principal, Muriel C. and John D. Silbar Family Bassoon Chair
Rudi Heinrich, Acting 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

Percussion

Robert Klieger, Acting Principal
, Assistant Principal

Piano

Wilanna Kalkhof, Melitta S. Pick Endowed Piano Chair

 

* Leave of Absence 2016.17 Season

** Acting member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 2016.17 Season