Our Orchestra

Daniel Meyer, Artistic Director

Violin I
Warren Davidson, concertmaster
Jason Neukom, associate concertmaster
Dena Miller, assistant concertmaster
Devin Arrington
Linda Andersen
Steven Deniro
Anat Kardonchick
Samantha Nelson
Violin II
Jiyeon Yeo, principal
Ramona Coppage, assistant principal
Linda Feczko
Douglas Bevan
Linda Feczko
Deborah Mewherter
Gabrielle Monachino

 

Viola
David Sinclair, principal
Mary Persin, assistant principal
Benjamin Schantz
Cello
Paige Riggs, principal
Nadine Sherman, assistant principal
Christina Chen
Sarah Ferrell
Dennis Persin
Will Teegarden
Bass
Amanda Rice-Johnston, principal
Jacob McAleavey,
assistant principal
Joseph Hernandez
Jesi Sharp

 

Flute
Thomas Godfrey, principal
Sarah Steranka
Tara Yaney
Oboe
Renate Sakins, principal
Risé Kostilinik
Clarinet
Ryan Leonard, principal
Kira Bokalders
Bass Clarinet
Lisa Thackrah
Bassoon
Linda Morton-Fisher, principal
Amy Baker
Trumpet
Josh Boudreau, principal*
David Wygonik
Trombone
Gonzalo Fernandez, principal
Chris Grijalva
Robert Tupper
Horn
Brooke Hettinga, principal
Andrew Symington
Liz Thompson
Kyle Morelock*
Tuba
Joshua Lee, principal
Timpani
Ron Horner, principal
Harp
Julia Scott, principal
Percussion
Michael Matteo, principal
Rob Beatty
 *sabbatical

 

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Daniel Meyer Previews Music & Magic

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents “Music and Magic” on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert opens with Manuel de Falla’s El amor brujo featuring Corrie Stallings, mezzo soprano (former Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist), and Otis Cook premieres new choreographer with guest dancers Iffy Roma and David McKay.  Grammy-nominated cellist Amit… Read More

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Valentine’s Weekend Concert with Chee-Yun

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents Heart Strings on February 16, 2019 at the Palace Theatre in Greensburg, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The concert Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, followed by Chee-Yun performing Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto. The evening concludes with Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4.  Chee-Yun plays a violin made by Francesco Ruggieri in 1669. It is rumored to have been buried with… Read More

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Meet Ashley Fabian, guest soprano

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents Home for the Holidays on December 15. The symphony will be joined on stage by Ashley Fabian, soprano, a second-year resident artists with the Pittsburgh Opera. She will perform Christmas Waltz, The Christmas Song, O Holy Night, Silent Night before closing the concert Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah with the Choir. Ms. Fabian, originally from Charleston, SC, is a… Read More

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