Musicians

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra performs at the Masonic Heritage Center, under the baton of Manny Laureano

Violin I
Michael Sutton, concertmaster
Jenni Volby, associate concertmaster
Open, first assistant concertmaster
Clair Bernard, second assistant concertmaster
Kelly Carter
Deonne Gray
Jenna Kaczke
Erik Lange
Lori Pommer
Renee Rasmussen
Karen Thomas
Jon West
Theresa Wise

Violin II
John Holm, principal
Amy Oriani, associate principal
Emily Anderson
Brianna Butler
Jenna Carr
Akiko Durbin
Kristin Parker
Nellie Ponarul
Brenda Ruberto
Ing-Mari Gahr-Ryan
Barbara Whiteman-Brown

Viola
Chris Chelgren, principal
Sarah Oxendale, associate principal
Jon Poupore, assistant principal
Will Bartruff
Ariel Buehler
Chuck Clay
Rolf Krogstad
Thomas Plante
Hilary Sackett Crosbie
Will Schatz
Julia Wells

Cello
Laurie Maiser, principal
Daniel Ericksen, associate principal
Greg Marget, assistant principal
Jane Amundson
Katherine Canon
Matthew Cummins
Matthew Maxam
Tom Niemisto
Alex Steil
Ingrid Tverberg
Scott Zeltinger

Bass
Chuck Kreitzer, principal
John Bulger, associate principal
Gary Hede
Conrad Hultquist
Miranda Morgan Lilla
Thomas Pieper

Flute
Charlotte Bartholomew, principal
Jeeyoun Kang
Bianca Najera

Piccolo
Bianca Najera

Oboe
Megan Dvorak, principal
Garrett O’Connell

English horn
open

Clarinet
Karen Hansen Gurstelle, principal
Laila Stainbrook

Bass Clarinet
Mary Albachten

Bassoon
Briana O’Connell, principal
Nancy Jacobson

Horn
Rebecca Jyrkas, principal
Melanie Ditter
Aisling O’Sullivan Goel
Annie Ausen

Trumpet
Brad Shermock, principal
Steven Garcia
Chris Houser

Trombone
Open, principal
John Metcalfe
Gary Zielinski

Tuba
Michael Werner, principal

Timpani
Trevor Haining

Percussion
Open, principal
Nate Haar
Emily Tiritilli Chesky

Music Director & Conductor
Manny Laureano

Executive Director
Sara Kleinsasser Tan

Personnel Coordinator & Librarian
Jon Poupore

Production Coordinator
Becky Jyrkas

Stage Technician
Chuck Clay

Note: String section players are listed in alphabetical order. String section personnel, with the exception of titled players, rotate on a per-concert basis.