Meet the Orchestra

First Violins

Erin Aldridge, Concertmaster
(Endowed by the Verna and Arend Sandbulte Orchestra Leadership Fund)
Colin McGuire, Associate Concertmaster
Steve Highland, Assistant Concertmaster
Ann C. Anderson, Associate Concertmaster Emeritus
Nicole Craycraft
Kathleen Sanders
Nairi Stack
Joan Halquist
Amanda T. Wirta
Lindsey Bordner
Daniel Radosevich
Mary Negus

Second Violins

Laurie Bastian, Principal
Jean Leibfried, Assistant Principal
Amy Eichers
Michael Husby
Olga Chernyshev
Carolyn Carver
Michael Zellgert
Sarah Warner
Kristen Anderson
Karen Durfee
Yukina Ono (one year)
Claire Loudon (one year)
Stephen Baillie (on leave)

Violas

Kevin Hoeschen, Principal
Ronald Kari, Assistant Principal
Clare Chopp
Jonathan Kresha
Kevin Peterson
Zach Armstrong
Laura De St. Croix (on leave)
Judy MacGibbon
David Arnott (on leave)

Cellos

Betsy Husby, Principal
Lucia Magney, Assistant Principal
Julia Morehouse
Benjamin Smith
Rebecca Peterson
Greg Birdwell
Elise Kuutti
Mary Wright
Nancy Melander

Basses

Charles Block, Principal
Vincent Osborn, Assistant Principal
Anthony Lischalk
James McLeod
Nixon Bustos
Blake Bonde

Flutes

Claudia White, Principal
Kathleen Winters, Second Flute

Third Flute/Piccolo

Betty Braunstein

Oboes

Michael Dayton, Principal
Darci Gamerl, Second Oboe

Third Oboe / English Horn

Laurie Van Brunt

Clarinets

Jennifer Gerth, Principal
Kristine Peterson, Second Clarinet

Third Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Rena Kraut

Bassoons

Michael Roemhildt, Principal
Bradley Bombardier, Second
Bassoon

Third Bassoon/ Contrabassoon

Karen Brooks

Saxophone

Gregory Moore

Horns

James Pospisil, Principal
Paul Litterio, Assistant Horn
Erika Hammerschmidt, Second Horn
Jill Pospisil, Third Horn (on leave)
Gwen Hoberg, Fourth Horn

Vicki Wheeler (one year)

Trumpets

Earl Salemink, Principal
Charles Leibfried, Second Trumpet
Thomas Pfotenhauer, Third Trumpet

Trombones

Larry Zimmerman, Principal
Joel Kilgore, Second Trombone

Third Trombone/Bass Trombone

James Erickson

Tuba

Steve Grove, Principal

Timpani

Fred Morgan, Principal

Percussion

Eugene Koshinski, Principal
Tim Broscoius

Christopher Parks

Harp

Janell Lemire, Principal

Keyboard

Beth Gilbert, Principal

Duluth Superior Symphony Chorus

Dr. Richard Robbins, Chorusmaster
Beth Gilbert, Rehearsal Accompanist
Nikki Kohlmeier, Chorus Administrator

Concert Production Director

Heidi Lord

Stage Manager

Maureen Breemeersch

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