Mary Terranova

Violinist Mary Terranova is a native of Los Angeles and received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from California Institute of the Arts, with further study at the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the MSO, she was a private violin instructor, and a freelance artist in the Los Angeles area, frequently performing on the Monday … Continued

Laurie Shawger

Laurie Shawger has been a violinist in the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for over 25 years. She earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees in violin performance atThe Juilliard School. After graduating, Laurie spent three years in Dallas, TX as a freelance musician and private teacher. In 1988 she moved to Milwaukee with her husband, Ronald … Continued

Shengnan Li

Shengnan Li joined the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 2018. Before joining the orchestra, Shengnan was a member of Boston Philharmonic Orchestra and Atlantic Symphony Orchestra. He also played as a substitute violinist with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Shengnan has participated in many summer festivals, such as the Meadowmount School of Music, Music … Continued

Hyewon Kim

Hyewon Kim started playing the violin in her native Seoul, South Korea when she was 6 years-old. At an early age, she was recognized by winning prizes from prestigious competitions in Korea: Eum- Yeon, Chun-chu, and the Music Journal. While attending Ewha Womans University, she earned the opportunities to perform numerous violin concertos with the … Continued

Paul Hauer

Violinist Paul Hauer joined the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in the fall of 2016. Solo concerts have brought Mr. Hauer to the countries of Germany, Greece, France, the Czech Republic, and the Philippines. Chamber music and orchestral concerts have brought him to Italy, Singapore, Mexico, and China. Before moving to Milwaukee, Mr. Hauer was Principal Second … Continued

Lisa Johnson Fuller

Lisa Johnson Fuller, violinist, has been a member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 1997. Lisa began the violin at age three with Rebecca Sandrok and the Suzuki method. Her continued violin studies included teachers George Perlman, Zvi Zeitlin, Roland & Almita Vamos, and Paul Kantor. Lisa received a Bachelor of Music degree from the … Continued

John Bian

Violinist John Bian, born in St. Paul, Minn., is an active orchestral musician who has studied with many notable concertmasters across the country. He is seen frequently in violin sections of major orchestras such as the Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and Detroit Symphony Orchestra. In addition to his large ensemble career, … Continued

Glenn Asch

Violoinist Glenn Asch and his wife, Laurie, met playing string quartets at UW Madison. Laurie now teaches orchestra and chorus for Milwaukee Public Schools, and the two are now East-side empty-nesters with three kids in college. Glenn has played violin with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 1980 and demonstrates great fluency in various violin performance … Continued

Timothy Klabunde

Timothy Klabunde has performed with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 1980 and is currently the Assistant Principal Second Violin. MSO tours have taken him to the great concert halls of Japan, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, England, and Cuba. A native Milwaukeean, Mr. Klabunde studied violin with Leonard Sorkin, Abram Loft, and chamber music with Bernard … Continued

Jennifer Startt

Jennifer Startt joined the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 1990 and became the orchestraʼs principal second violin in 2008. She has appeared as soloist with the MSO on numerous occasions in Milwaukee and throughout the state. Ms. Startt is a member of the Peninsula Music Festival Orchestra in Door County and is an active chamber musician, private … Continued