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
Samantha Nelson

 

Violin II
Jiyeon Yeo, principal
Ramona Coppage, assistant principal
Douglas Bevan
Linda Feczko
Deborah Mewherter
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, 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
*Andrew Symington
Liz Thompson
Austin Sposato
Tuba
Joshua Lee, principal
Timpani
Ron Horner, principal
Harp
Julia Scott, principal
Percussion
Michael Matteo, principal
Rob Beatty
 *sabbatical

 

Welcome to the 2019-2020 Season!

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Maxim Lando’s Encore Valentine’s Weekend Performance

Parisian Valentine Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 7:30 p.m. The Palace Theatre in Greensburg (photo Daniel Meyer and pianist Maxim Lando receive a standing ovation for the WSO’s 50th Season Opening Night) Join the WSO Valentine’s Weekend for a french-inspired concert you will be sure to love. “We celebrate the return of the wonderful pianist Maxim Lando, who made such an… Read More

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Academy of Music Spring Semester 2020

The Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra Program offers three orchestra playing opportunities for young musicians in elementary school through high school. The >WYSO Philharmonic is open to high school as well as advanced middle school students by audition. It meets on Wednesday evenings beginning February 5 at the Greensburg Garden and Civic Center. Repertoire includes Beethoven’s Egmont Overture, Mussorgsky’s Night on… Read More

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Holiday Music World Premiere

Every December we look forward to performing our holiday concert.  This year we are so fortunate to present a world premiere of For Behold from Henceforth by Pittsburgh-based composer Nancy Galbraith, featuring Meghan DeWald, soprano and conducted by Maria Sensi Sellner. Join us for the concert and be the first to hear this new work!   Longtime Friends, New Collaboration “I’ve known Nancy for over… Read More

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