Principal Players in Major Orchestras


Baltimore Symphony
Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello
Caroline Grimes, flute
Katherine Needleman, oboe

Berlin Philharmonic
Georg Faust, cello
Saschko Gawriloff, concertmaster
Rainer Moog, viola
Naoko Shimizu, viola

Boston Symphony
Steven Ansell, viola
Cathy Basrak, viola
Marylou Speaker Churchill, violin
Jules Eskin, cello
Alfred Genovese, oboe
Ann Hobson, harp
Roland Small, bassoon
Marylou Speaker, violin
Harold Wright, clarinet

Brandenburg Ensemble
Carolyn Davis, double bass

Brooklyn Philharmonic
Wilmer Wise, trumpet

Buffalo Philharmonic
Jacob Berg, flute
Toshiko Kohno, flute
Benjamin Simon, viola
Yuan Tung, cello

Chicago Symphony
Robert Chen, Concertmaster
Larry Combs, clarinet
Michael Henoch, oboe
Alex Klein, oboe
David McGill, harp
John Sharp, cello
Raymond Still, oboe

Cincinnati Symphony
Andrew Cristani, clarinet
Martin Garcia, bassoon
Robin Graham, horn
Richie Hawley, clarinet
Owen Lee, double bass
Richard Waller, clarinet
William Winstead, bassoon

Cleveland Orchestra
Myron Bloom, horn
Franklin Cohen, clarinet
Alvaro deGranda, Ass. Concertmaster
Ellen de Pasquale, Ass. Concertmaster
John Mack, oboe
Dan McKelway, clarinet
Frank Rosenwein, oboe
Richard Solis, horn
Robert Varnon, viola
Robert Walters, English horn

Dallas Symphony
Kalman Cherry, percussion
Gregory Raden, clarinet
Ellen Rose, viola

Denver Philharmonic
Jesse Ceci, concertmaster

Detroit Symphony
Emmanuelle Boisvert, concertmaster
Robert deMaine, cello

Ensemble Intercontemporain
Marc Marder, double bass

Hong Kong Philharmonic
Jay Humeston, cello

Houston Symphony
Robert Atherholt, oboe
Desmond Hoebig, cello
Frank Huang, concertmaster
Brinton Smith, cello
Shirley Trepel, cello

Indianapolis Symphony
Ju-Fang Liu, bass
Hidetari Suzuki, concertmaster

Israel Philharmonic
Eli Eban, clarinet
Miriam Hartman, viola
Richard Lesser, clarinet
Mordechai Rechtman, bassoon
Meir Rimon, horn

Kansas City Symphony
Noah Geller, concertmaster

La Scala Orchestra
Christine Chapman, horn

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Margaret Batjer, violin
Kenneth Munday, bassoon
Allan Vogel, oboe

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Carrie Dennis, viola
Ariana Ghez, oboe
Ronald Leonard, cello
Heiichiro Ohyama, viola/conductor
Ralph Sauer, trombone
Peter Stumpf, cello
Evan Wilson, viola
Michele Zukovsky, clarinet

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
E. Scott Brubaker, horn
Timothy Cobb, double bass
Elaine Douvas, oboe
John Ferrillo, oboe
Jerry Grossman, cello
Laura Hamilton, Ass. Concertmaster
Julie Landsman, horn
James Levine, conductor
Stephen Maxym, bassoon
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Michael Parloff, flute
Joseph Rabbai, clarinet
Patricia Rogers, bassoon


Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Susan Babini, cello
Zachary Cohen, double bass
Todd Levy, clarinet

Minnesota Orchestra
Kendell Betts, horn
Erin Keefe, Concertmaster
Sarah Kwak, Ass. Concertmaster
Peter Lloyd, double bass
Gaetano Molieri, viola
Thomas Turner, viola
Marilyn Zupnik, oboe

Montreal Symphony
Theodore Baskin, oboe

National Symphony
Daniel Foster, viola
Robert Genovese, clarinet
Toshiko Kohno, flute
Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon
Robert Oppelt, double bass
Rudolph Vrbsky, oboe
Ruth Wright, flute

National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa)
Gerald Corey, bassoon

New Jersey Symphony
Kyle Armbrust, viola
Bart Feller, flute
Thomas Michalak, violin/conductor
Jonathan Spitz, cello

New Orleans Philharmonic
Robert Bonnevie, horn

New York City Opera Orchestra
Bart Feller, flute
Joyce Kelly, bassoon
Gail Kruvand, double bass
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Daniel Panner, viola
Stewart Rose, horn

New York Philharmonic
Tim Cobb, double bass
Glenn Dicterow, concertmaster
Morris Lang, percussion
Cynthia Phelps, viola
Joseph Robinson, oboe
Stewart Rose, french horn

Orchestra National De Lyon
Jennifer Gilbert, concertmaster

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Mayuki Fukuhara, concertmaster

Orpheus
Sarah Clarke, viola
Matthew Dine, oboe
David Jolley, french horn
Christopher Komer, french horn
Julia Lichten, cello
Melissa Meell, cello
Frank Morelli, bassoon
Charles Neidich, clarinet
Todd Phillips, concertmaster
Gerard Reuter, oboe
Stewart Rose, french horn
David Singer, clarinet
Naoko Tanaka, violin
Randall Wolfgang, oboe

Oslo Philharmonic
Ornulf Gulbransen, flute

Philadelphia Orchesrta
Michael Bookspan, percussion
Choong-Jin Chang, viola
Jonathan Chu, viola
Margarita Csonka, harp
William de Pasquale, concertmaster
Roberto Diaz, viola
Bernard Garfield, bassoon
Elizabeth Hainen, harp
Kirsten Johnson, viola
Elizabeth Masoudnia, English horn
Daniel Matsukawa, bassoon
Donald Montanaro, clarinet
Margarita Montanaro, harp
Jennifer Montone, horn
Hai-Ye Ni, cello
Louis Rosenblatt, english horn
Sol Schoenbach, bassoon
David Wetherill, horn
Richard Woodhams, oboe

Pittsburgh Symphony
Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe
Bernard Goldberg, flute
Nancy Goeres, bassoon
Patricia Jennings, keyboard
Michael Rusinek, clarinet
Harry Shulman, oboe
Anne Martindale Williams, cello

San Diego Symphony
Che-Yen Chen, viola
Benjamin Jaber, french horn
Valentin Martchev, bassoon
Theresa Tunnicliff, clarinet

San Francisco Symphony
William Bennett, oboe
Steve Dibner, bassoon
Michael Grebanier, cello
Katie Kadarauch, viola
Jonathan Vinocour, viola
Geraldine Walther, viola

St. Louis Symphony
Jacob Berg, flute
Melissa Brooks, cello
Ellen dePasquale, violin
Max Rabinovitsj, concertmaster

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
Julia Bogorad, flute
Steven Copes, concertmaster
Kathryn Greenbank, oboe
Maiya Papach, viola
Susan Rotholz, flute

Toronto Symphony
Jeffrey Beecher, bass
Nicholas Kilburn, bassoon
Teng Li, viola
Eric Nowlin, viola
Joaquin Valdepeñas, clarinet

Vancouver, National Arts Center
Christopher Millard, bassoon

Vienna Symphony
Jasmine Choi, flute