Conductor

Mark Gould             Retired Principal Trumpet, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Richard Kaufman   Principal Pops Conductor, The Pacific Symphony/ Pops Conductor Laureate, The Dallas Symphony
Michael Sachs         Principal Trumpet, The Cleveland Orchestra


Violin

Nurit Bar-Josef              Concertmaster, National Symphony Orchestra
Katherine Bormann      The Cleveland Orchestra
Martin Chalifour           Concertmaster, Los Angeles Philharmonic
Emilie Choi                    Cleveland Institute of Music – Coventry Quartet
Ellen dePasquale          Former Assoc. Concertmaster, The Cleveland Orchestra
Bruno Eicher                  Asst. Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Joel Fuller                       National Symphony Orchestra
Vijay Gupta                   Los Angeles Philharmonic
Myroslav Ivanchenko-Bartels    Colorado Symphony
Chee-Yun Kim              Violin Soloist
Alicia Koelz                   The Cleveland Orchestra
Johnny Lee                    Los Angeles Philharmonic
Jun-Ching Lin               Asst. Concertmaster, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Missy Lukin                   Extra- Cleveland Orchestra, Dallas and San Diego Symphonies
John Macfarlane          Asst. Principal Second Violin, Lyric Opera of Chicago Orchestra
Ellen Pendleton Troyer     Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Milana Reiche              Asst. Principal Second Violin, Minnesota Orchestra
Stephen Rose               Principal Second Violin, The Cleveland Orchestra
Sheryl Staples              Assoc. Concertmaster, New York Philharmonic
Scott Weber                 The Cleveland Orchestra
Heewon Woo               Cleveland Institute of Music – Coventry Quartet
Nancy Wu                    Assoc. Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Sharon Yamada          New York Philharmonic
Jeff Zehngut                 The Cleveland Orchestra


Viola

Jennifer Arnold           Oregon Symphony
Mark Jackobs              The Cleveland Orchestra
Paul Murphy               Assoc. Principal Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Roxanna Patterson    Chamber Musician, Soloist
Joanna Patterson-Zakany The Cleveland Orchestra
Lynne Ramsey           First Asst. Principal The Cleveland Orchestra
Kathryn Sievers         Extra – Boston Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra
Carey Skinner            Cleveland Institute of Music – Coventry Quartet


Cello

Silver Ainomae           Principal Cello, Colorado Symphony
Kari Docter                  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Tanya Ell                      The Cleveland Orchestra
Joel Noyes                   Asst. Principal Cello, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
David Rosen                Louisiana Philharmonic
Jennifer Son                Cleveland Institute of Music – Coventry Quartet
Brant Taylor                Chicago Symphony Orchestra


Bass

Brandon McLean         Principal Bass, Colorado Symphony
Leigh Mesh                    Principal Bass, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Timothy Pitts                Professor of Bass- Shepherd School of Music, Rice University/ Former Principal Bass, Houston Symphony


Flute

Todd Skitch                  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Christina Smith           Principal Flute, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Jennifer Steele             Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


Oboe

Erin Hannigan                        Principal Oboe, Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Elizabeth Koch-Tiscione      Principal Oboe, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Michele Tosser Smith          Toledo Symphony, Extra- The Cleveland Orchestra
Catherine Weinfield              Florida Grand Opera Orchestra, Extra- The Cleveland Orchestra


Clarinet

Jonathan Cohen                  St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Bil Jackson                           Professor of Clarinet- Blair School of Music, Pittsburgh and Colorado Symphonies
Mark Nuccio                        Principal Clarinet, Houston Symphony/Assoc. Principal Clarinet, New York Philharmonic
Robert Woolfrey                 The Cleveland Orchestra


Bassoon

Anthony Georgeson           Principal Bassoon, The Florida Orchestra
William Short                       Principal Bassoon, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Elise Wagner                        Houston Symphony


Horn

Nicole Cash                      Assoc. Principal, San Francisco Symphony
Angela Cordell Bilger     Extra- Philadelphia Orchestra
Richard Deane                 Assoc. Principal Horn, New York Philharmonic
Jennifer Montone            Principal Horn, Philadelphia Orchestra
Josh Phillips                     Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Robert Rearden               Principal Horn, The Florida Orchestra
Eric Reed                          American Brass Quintet
Michael Thornton           Principal Horn, Colorado Symphony
Gail Williams                   Professor of Horn- Northwestern University/Former Assoc. Principal Horn, Chicago Symphony


Trumpet

Ryan Anthony              Principal Trumpet, Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Justin Bartels               Principal Trumpet, Colorado Symphony
David Bilger                 Principal Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra
David Krauss               Principal Trumpet, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Adam Luftman            Principal Trumpet, San Francisco Opera and Ballet Orchestras
Travis Peterson            Principal Trumpet, Utah Symphony
Thomas Rolfs               Principal Trumpet, Boston Symphony Orchestra
John Rommel               Professor of Trumpet- Indiana University/Former Principal Trumpet, Louisville Orchestra
Michael Tiscione         Atlanta Symphony Orchestra


Trombone

Joseph Alessi            Principal Trombone, New York Philharmonic
Timothy Higgins      Principal Trombone, San Francisco Symphony
Massimo La Rosa    Principal Trombone, The Cleveland Orchestra Trombone Michael Mulcahy Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Peter Sullivan           Principal Trombone, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


Bass

Randy Hawes            Bass Trombone, Detroit Symphony Orchestra


Tuba

Yasuhito Sugiyama       Principal Tuba, The Cleveland Orchestra


Timpani

Jeremy Epp                   Principal Timpani, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Paul Yancich                Principal Timpani, The Cleveland Orchestra


Cimbalom

Chester Englander         Extra- The Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic


Percussion

Marc Damoulakis            Principal Percussion, The Cleveland Orchestra
Charles Settle                  Percussion, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Joseph Tompkins            Extra- New York Philharmonic


Piano

Wendy Chen                     Piano Soloist
Joanne Pearce Martin     Principal Keyboards, Los Angeles Philharmonic


Harpsichord

Mark Robson             Harpsichord and Piano Soloist and Chamber Musician


Soprano

Ellie Dehn                 Soprano Soloist