The mission of the Erie Philharmonic is to strengthen our community and region by providing high quality live orchestra concerts and programs that enrich, entertain and educate people of all ages.


Musicians of the Erie Philharmonic

Flute

LeAnne M. Wistrom, Principal

Sean F. Gabriel

Martha Sturtevant Memorial Chair

 

Piccolo

Susan Royal

 

Oboe

Danna Sundet, Principal

Heather Storey

 

English Horn

Sarah Hamilton

 

Clarinet

Amitai Vardi, Principal

Benjamin Chen (On Leave)

 

Bass Clarinet

vacant

 

E Flat Clarinet

KeriAnn DiBari-Oberle

 

Bassoon

Laura Koepke, Principal

Sarah Elizabeth Lee

 

Horn

Christopher C. Rapier, Principal

Mark Addleman, Assistant

Emily Shelley

Bryan Adkins

Benjamin Strecker

 

Trumpet

Gary Davis, Principal

Garrett Lindholm

Douglas Amos

 

Trombone

Christopher Graham, Principal (On Leave)

Whitney Clair

 

Bass Trombone

Sean Bessette

 

Tuba    

Kenneth Heinlein, Principal

 

Timpani

Scott Christian, Principal (On Leave)

 

Percussion

Bradley Amidon, Principal

Matthew Larson

 

Harp    

Melody Rapier, Principal

 

Personnel Manager

Christina Brice Dolanc

 

 

String personnel listed alphabetically.

First Violin

Ken Johnston, Concertmaster

Susan H. and Thomas B. Hagen Chair

Sandro Leal-SantiestebanAssociate Principal

Janice Carlson

Melissa Hernández

Alexander Hettinga

Joshua Huang

Yejee Kim

Maura Pelinsky

Stefanie Schore

 

Second Violin

Jonathan Moser, Principal

Gabrielle Monachino, Associate Principal

Emilie Engel

Karen Barker Ferren

Jennifer J. Jansen

Howard Lyon

Louis Nicolia

Colleen Vanderzyden

 

Viola

Ji young Nam, Principal

Jaimie Sachay, Associate Principal

Sarah Poe

Mary Ann Saylor

Benjamin Schantz

Si Yu

 

Cello   

Erica Snowden-Rodríguez, Principal

            Charles and Noel Burgoyne Endowed Chair

Will Teegarden, Associate Principal

Robert Nicholson

Nadine Engel Sherman

Jeffrey Singler

Jean Verdecchia

 

Bass    

Kieran J. Hanlon, Principal

Joseph Hernandez, Associate Principal

Thomas Christopherson

James Mohney, Jr.

 

 




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