Meet the Orchestra

Violin I
Erin Aldridge, concertmaster
Colin McGuire, associate concertmaster
Steve Highland, assistant concertmaster
Nicole Craycraft
Kathleen Sanders
Nairi Stack
Joan Halquist
Amanda Wirta
Lindsey Bordner
Daniel Radosevich
Ashley Ng
Ann Anderson
Violin II
Laurie Bastian, principal
Jean Leibfried, assistant principal
Amy Eichers
Michael Husby
Olga Chernyshev
Yukina Ono
Michael Zellgert
Sarah Warner
Kristen Anderson
Karen Durfee
Mary Negus
Stephen Baille
Viola
Kevin Hoeschen, principal
Ronald Kari, assistant principal
Clare Chopp
Jonathan Kresha, on leave in 2017-2018
Kevin Peterson
Zachary Armstrong, on leave in 2017-2018
Judy MacGibbon
David Arnott
Cello
Betsy Husby, principal
Lucia Magney, assistant principal
Julia Morehouse
Rebecca M. Peterson
Greg Birdwell
Elise Campbell
Darin Anderson
Bass
Charles Block, principal, on leave in 2017-2018
Vincent Osborn, Principal
Anthony Lischalk
James McLeod
Blake Bonde
Flute
Claudia White, principal flute
Kathleen Winters, second flute
Betty Braunstein, third flute/piccolo
Oboe
Michael Dayton, principal
Darci Griffith Gamerl, second oboe
Laurie Van Brunt, third oboe/English horn
Clarinet
Jennifer Gerth, principal
Kristine Peterson, second clarinet
Theodore Schoen, third clarinet/utility
Bassoon
Michael L. Roemhildt, principal
Bradley A. Bombardier, second bassoon
Horn
James Pospisil, principal
Paul Litterio, assistant
Erika Hammerschmidt, second horn
Jill Pospisil, third horn
Gwendolyn Hoberg, fourth horn
Trumpet
Earl Salemink, principal
Charles Leibfried, second trumpet
Thomas Pfotenhauer, third trumpet
Trombone
Larry J. Zimmerman, principal
Joel Kilgore, second trombone
James Erickson, third trombone
Tuba
Steve Grove, principal
Saxophone
Greg Kehl Moore, principal
Timpani
Fred Morgan, principal
Percussion
Gene Koshinski, principal
Tim Broscious, second percussion
Henry Eichman, third percussion
Harp
Janell Kokkonen Lemire, principal
Keyboards
Beth Gilbert, principal

DSSO Chorus
Richard Robbin, chorus master
Beth Gilbert, chorus accompanist
Nikki Norland, chorus administrator

We are thrilled to announce that not only did we meet our Heritage Fund campaign goal of $500k, but we surpassed it by almost $10k!