Our Orchestra

Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director

Violin I
Warren Davidson, concertmaster
Jason Neukom, associate concertmaster
Dena Miller, assistant concertmaster
Devin Arrington*
Linda Andersen
Joshua Huang
Hector Marchant
Richard Palermo
Luis Rojas*
Samantha Nelson
Violin II
Jorie Butler Geyer, principal
Richard Palermo, assistant
principal
Douglas Bevan*
Linda Feczko
Deborah Mewherter
Julia Poetain
Katherine Araya Riffo
Julie Simeone
Viola
David Sinclair, principal
Mary Persin, assistant principal
Rafael Gargate
Ryellen Joaquim
Benjamin Schantz
Cello
Nadine Sherman, assistant principal
Will Teegarden
Christina Chen
Sarah Ferrell
Dennis Persin
Bass
Jacob McAleavey, assistant principal
Joseph Hernandez, acting assistant principal
Jesi Sharp*
Flute
Thomas Godfrey, principal
Sarah Steranka
Tara Yaney, piccolo
Oboe
Renate Sakins, principal
Risé Kostilinik
Clarinet
Ryan Leonard, principal
Kira Bokalders
Bass Clarinet
Lisa Thackrah
Bassoon
Linda Morton-Fisher, principal
Amy Baker
Trumpet
Justin Kohan, principal
David Wygonik
Trombone
Gonzalo Fernandez, principal
Chris Grijalva
Robert Tupper*
Horn
Brooke Hettinga, principal
Liz Thompson
Austin Sposato
Tuba
Joshua Lee, principal
Timpani
Ron Horner, principal
Harp
Julia Scott, principal
Percussion
Michael Matteo, principal
Rob Beatty
 *sabbatical
Principal Emeritus
Amanda Rice-Johnston

 

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Announcing the WSO’s New Executive Director

The WSO Board is pleased to announce their selection of Natalie Ann Kasievich as the new executive director. Ms. Kasievich’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Wheeling Jesuit University and a master’s degree in Public Management from the H. John Heinz III College, Carnegie Mellon University. Her most recent position was as an Engagement Leader for Thrivent… Read More

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UPDATE: Beethoven’s Brilliance Change in Guest Artists

UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution the WSO Chamber Singers and soloists will not be performing Beethoven’s Mass in C. The concert will go on as scheduled, with the WSO performing Beethoven’s Symphony No 2 (orchestra only) in its place along with Bach’s Suite in G Minor and Hilary Tann’s With the Heather and Small Birds. We look forward to welcoming… Read More

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Beethoven Season Finale

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents their 53rd season finale Beethoven’s Brilliance on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  The concert opens with Bach’s Suite in G minor and Welsh composer Hilary Tann’s nature-inspired With the Heather and Small Birds and concludes with Beethoven’s Mass in C. “Beethoven’s Mass in C is a… Read More

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