Meet the Orchestra

The musicians are the heart of the Boston Festival Orchestra. This year, we are proud to present the following 74 musicians who comprise this season's roster. 

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Violin

Jae Cosmos Lee, Concertmaster

Kurt Munstedt, Principal Violin II

        Sponsored by Pamela Wang

Heidi Braun-Hill, Assistant Concertmaster

         Sponsored by Lesley Milovich

Joshua Addison

Heather Braun-Bakken

Ben Carson

Julia Cash

Daniel Faris

Marji Gere

Jennifer Gersten

Kiyoshi Hayashi

EmmaLee Holmes-Hicks

Michael Hustedde

Susan Jensen

Tony Morales

Greta Myatieva

Yeolim Nam

Yumi Okada

Meredith Riley

         Sponsored by Andrés Cárdenes

Kathryn Rooney

Shawn Wang

Viola

Anna Griffis, Principal

Noriko Futagami, Associate Principal

Ariel Chapman

Abigail Cross

David Feltner

Jason Fisher

Sam Kelder

Peter Sulski

Alexander Vavilov

Josh Wareham

Laura Williamson

Cello

Thomas Barth, Principal

         Sponsored by The Faling Family

Aron Zelkowicz, Associate Principal

         Sponsored by Fredrik & Jane Wanger

Nicole Cariglia

Minjin Chung

         Sponsored by Carmen Barnes

Darry Dolezal

Jing Li

Brent Selby

Jacques Lee Wood

Bass

Peter Walsh, Principal

         Sponsored by Anonymous

Bebo Shiu

Nathan Varga

Flute

Allison Parramore, Principal

Brian Dunbar

Hayley Grainger

Oboe & English Horn

Catherine Weindfield-Zell, Principal

         Sponsored by Lesley Milovich

Amanda Hardy

Mary O'Keefe

Andrew van der Paardt

Grace Shryock

Clarinet

Nicholas Brown, Principal

     Sponsored by Doris O. Wong

Hunter Bennett

Bassoon

Naho Zhu

        Sponsored by Daniel & Samantha Brown

Isaac Erb

Horn

Nick Auer, Principal

         Sponsored by Karen Bressler

Whit Hill

Lauren Winter

Kate Gascoigne

Nick Rubenstein

Trumpet

Mary-Lynne Bohn, Principal

Chloe Swindler, Principal

Adam Gautille

Eric Rizzo

         Sponsored by Lucas Ward

 

Trombone

Hans Bohn, Principal

Victoria Garcia

Alexei Doohovskoy

 

Bass Trombone

Zachary Haas

 

Tuba

Benjamin Vasko

Harp

Krysten Keches, Principal

         Sponsored by Dianne Anderson

Amanda Romano

Maria Spraker

 

Percussion

Michael Weinfield-Zell 

 

Keyboard

Ruoting Li