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Musicians

KSO musicians are the heart of our organization. Below is a list of our talented artists (as of 8/13/12). They are generally divided into the following sections:

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Strings

First Violins

Vacant, Concertmaster
Julia Maley**, Associate Concertmaster
Audrey Lipsey, Assistant Concertmaster
Mark Portolese
Marley Haller
Eleanor Pifer
Tigran Shiganyan
Oleg Bezuglov
Louisa Blood
Krishna Baraily
Youyang Qu*
Liang Dong*

Second Violins

Lisa A. Williams**, Principal
Julie Little, Assistant Principal
Sarah Hedlund
Benita Barber
Cori Somers
Hyo Samantha Choi
Terry Lynn Vantine
Jean Watson
Norma-Jean Forshey
Dana Duncan-Davis
Shu Wang*

Violas

Igor Fedotov, Principal
Grace Byrd**
Nora Frisk
Sara Rogers
Patricia Goodman
Diane Taylor
Arturo Ziraldo - On Leave
Tomio Anderson
Kathy Connor

Cellos

David Peshlakai**, Principal
Katherine Shook, Assistant Principal
Carol Bullock Russell
Calin Muresan
Elizabeth Start
Lisa Bressler
Nola Matthews Thole
David Machavariani

Basses

Charles Ingrassia, Principal
Anders Dahlberg, Assistant Principal
Brendan Fitzgerald
Frank R. Tramp
Noah Krzan
Brett Armstrong*

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Woodwinds

Flutes

Yukie Ota, Principal
Nancy Rinaldi
3rd Flute/ Piccolo Vacant

Oboes

Gabriel Renteria**, Principal
Brad Smith (and English Horn)
Maria L. Schneider

Clarinets

Georgiy Borisov**, Principal
Frank X. Silva (and Bass Clarinet)
Sunshine Simmons

Bassoons

William Wheeler, Principal
Alan Palider
Lauren Murphy (Contrabassoon)

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Brass

Horns

Michael Wood**, Principal
Margaret Hamilton, Asst Principal
Matt Monroe
Elizabeth Fairlie Judge
Tamara Kosinski

Trumpets

Scott Thornburg, Principal
Michael Brozick
Pamela Smitter

Trombones

Edward "Kip" Hickman**, Principal
Richard Uren
Vacant (Bass Trombone)

Tuba

Robert Whaley

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Percussion

Timpani

Mark Guthrie**, Principal

Percussion

Judy Moonert, Principal
Kenneth Jones
Greg Secor

Harp

Evelyn Iversen, Principal

Keyboard

Reiko Yamada, Principal

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*KSO/WMU Artist Scholar
** Artist in Residence

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