Peter Hatch

After growing up in the Chicago suburbs, Peter Hatch returned to the Midwest and joined the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in September of 2022. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music where he studied with Timothy Pitts. During his time at Rice, Hatch performed with the Houston Symphony Orchestra … Continued

Brittany Conrad

Double bassist Brittany Conrad joined the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in September of 2022. Originally from  Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Ms. Conrad received her bachelor’s degree from the Colburn Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Peter Lloyd, and her master’s degree from the Juilliard School, where she studied with Harold Robinson and Rex Surany. She has also … Continued

Nash Tomey

Nash Tomey joins the MSO as the new Assistant Principal Bass.  A member of the Kansas City Symphony from 2017-2022, Mr. Tomey is an experienced orchestral bassist and chamber musician. He attended the New England Conservatory where he studied with Boston Symphony Assistant Principal Bass Lawrence Wolfe and Donald Palma of the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Under the tutelage of … Continued

Paris Myers

A native of Gilbert, Arizona, Paris Myers joined the Milwaukee Symphony bass section in 2022. Born into a musical family, he began his studies at age seven under the tutelage of Dr. Dan Swaim. Paris went on to study at The Juilliard School with Eugene Levinson where he received a Bachelors degree in 2018. He … Continued

Andrew Raciti

Andrew Raciti is the Associate Principal Bass of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He is also the head of the double bass studio of the Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University. Before joining the Milwaukee Symphony in 2006, Mr. Raciti was Associate Principal Bass of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Australia. He has also performed with … Continued

Jon McCullough-Benner

Joining the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra as its Principal Bass in 2017, Jon McCullough-Benner is an avid performer and educator for the double bass. Coming from a musical family, his father is a former pianist, his brother played guitar and piano, and his grandmother was a former member of the Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus. Jon started … Continued