Philharmonic Orchestra Musicians

1st Violins

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Aurelian Oprea

Acting Concertmaster, Violin

J. Ralph Corbett Chair

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William Manley

Acting Associate Concertmaster, Violin

Huffy Foundation Chair

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Youjin Na

Acting Assistant Concertmaster, Violin

Sherman Standard Register Foundation Chair

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David Goist

Violin

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Louis Proske

Violin

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Dona Nouné*

Violin

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Janet George

Violin

2nd Violins

The Peter and Patricia Torvik 2nd Violin Section

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Kirstin Greenlaw

Principal Violin

Jesse Philips Chair

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Kara Camfield

Assistant Principal Violin

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Ann Lin Baer

Violin

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Gloria Fiore

Violin

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Scott Moore

Violin

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Nick Naegele

Violin

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Lynn Rohr*

Violin

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Yein Jin*

Violin

Violas

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Sheridan Currie

Principal Viola

F. Dean Schnacke Chair

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Colleen Braid

Assistant Principal Viola

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Karen Johnson

Viola

Grace Counts Finch Chair

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Mark Reis

Viola

Cellos

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Jonathan Lee*

Principal Cello

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Christina Coletta

Acting Principal Cello

Edward L. Kohnle Chair in Memory of Andra Lunde Padrichelli, Principal Cellist 2003–2018

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Molly Castrucci

Acting Assistant Principal Cello

Gilbert and Patricia Templeton Chair

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Lucas Song

Cello

Paul and Susanne Weaver Chair

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Mark Hofeldt

Cello

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Oleg Babkov

Cello

Basses

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Deborah Taylor

Principal Bass

Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Assn/C. David Horine Memorial Chair

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Jon Pascolini

Assistant Principal Bass

Flutes

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Rebecca Tryon Andres

Principal Flute

Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Assn. Chair

Piccolo

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Janet van Graas

Piccolo

Oboes

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Eileen Whalen

Principal Oboe

Catharine French Bieser Chair

English Horn

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Robyn Dixon Costa

English Horn

Clarinets

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John Kurokawa

Principal Clarinet

Rhea Beerman Peal Chair

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Rosario Galante*

Clarinet

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Celeste Markey

Clarinet

Bass Clarinet

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Celeste Markey

Bass Clarinet

Bassoons

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Rachael Young

Principal Bassoon

Robert and Elaine Stein Chair

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Kristen Smith

Bassoon

French Horns

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Aaron Brant

Principal French Horn

Frank M. Tait Memorial Chair

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Jessica Pinkham*

French Horn

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Lotti Ropert

French Horn

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Todd Fitter

French Horn

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Amy Lassiter

French Horn

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Sean Vore

Assistant Principal/Utility Horn French Horn

Trumpets

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Charles Pagnard

Principal Trumpet

John W. Berry Family Chair

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Alan Siebert

Trumpet

Trombones

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Timothy Anderson

Principal Trombone

John Reger Memorial Chair

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Richard Begel

Trombone

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Chad Arnow

Trombone

Bass Trombone

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Chad Arnow

Bass Trombone

Bill and Wanda Lukens Chair

Tuba

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Timothy Northcut

Principal Tuba

Zachary, Rachel and Natalie Denka Chair

Timpani

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Gerald Noble

Acting Principal Timpani

Rosenthal Family Chair in Memory of Miriam Rosenthal in Honor of Donald Donnett, Principal Timpani 1966-2023

Percussion

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Michael LaMattina

Principal Percussion

Miriam Rosenthal Chair

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Davi Martinelli de Lira

Percussion

Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney Chair

Keyboard

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Joshua Nemith

Principal Keyboard

Demirjian Family Chair

Harp

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Leslie Stratton

Principal Harp

Daisy Talbott Greene Chair

Artistic/Conducting Staff

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Neal Gittleman

Artistic Director and Conductor

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Patrick Reynolds

Associate Conductor and Conductor, DPYO

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Elizabeth Hofeldt

Youth Strings Orchestra Conductor

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Michelle Mastin

Junior Strings Orchestra Conductor

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Sean Vore

Personnel Manager

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Eric Knorr

Orchestra Librarian


* denotes musician on Leave of Absence