Helen Reich

Helen Reich joined the MSO viola section in 1988. A native of New Jersey, she attended Juilliard Pre-College throughout her high school years and spent her college education at Indiana University. She attended graduate school at both Cleveland Institute of Music and Syracuse University, and has been a member of orchestras in Syracuse, Fort Worth, … Continued

Erin H. Pipal

Erin Pipal has played viola with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since January of 1998. She grew up in Kaneohe, HI, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in music from Oberlin College Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, OH.

Nathan Hackett

Violist Nathan Hackett is a member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and principal violist of both the Milwaukee Ballet and Milwaukee Chamber orchestras. Very active in chamber music, Mr. Hackett is a founding member of the Philomusica String Quartet, in residence at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. Now in its third year, the critically acclaimed … Continued

Alejandro Duque

Coming from Austin, Texas, Alejandro was a member of the Austin Symphony and the indie band Montopolis. He has performed at numerous music festivals such as the Tanglewood Music Center, Aspen Music Festival, Music Academy of the West, and the New York String Orchestra Seminar. More recently, he has been a guest artist at the Sunset … Continued

Elizabeth Breslin

Beth joined the Milwaukee Symphony in March 2016. Previously, she was a member of the San Antonio Symphony and has played with the Houston and Saint Louis Symphonies. Over the summers, Beth is a member of the Grant Park Festival Orchestra in Chicago. At the age of 6, Beth began Suzuki violin lessons in her … Continued

Samantha Rodriguez

Samantha Rodriguez is thrilled to be a part of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, serving as assistant principal third chair violist. Previously, she was third chair of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the viola section for nine years. Rodriguez is also a frequent substitute with the Minnesota Orchestra and is principal violist of … Continued

Robert Levine

Robert Levine has been the principal violist of the Milwaukee Symphony since September 1987. He has also been a member of the Orford Quartet in residence at the University of Toronto, and principal violist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Symphony, and the London (Ontario) Symphony. Robert is an active chamber musician, … Continued