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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Chatham Baroque – Summer Chamber Music Series

The Summer Chamber Music Series presents the final concert of the summer featuring Chatham Baroque on Thursday, August 11, 2022 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Unity Chapel in Latrobe. Chatham Baroque includes Andrew Fouts, baroque violin; Patricia Halverson, viola da gamba and Scott Pauley, theorbo and baroque guitar. They will perform works by Bach’s Sonata in G Major as well… Read More

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WYSO Seeking New Philharmonic Conductor

The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra announces an opening for the Conductor of a Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra (WYSO) Program’s Philharmonic. “The Philharmonic is the ‘flagship’ orchestra of the WYSO Program, and is comprised of high school students and advanced middle school students,” said Morrie Brand, the current WYSO Philharmonic conductor. “The youth orchestra program is the largest component of the WSO’s… Read More

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Summer Philharmonic and Orchestral Premiere

Summer Philharmonic Features an Orchestral Premiere at Seton Hill The WSO Academy of Music’s Summer Philharmonic will present a free summer concert on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. at Seton Hill University’s Performing Arts Center, downtown Greensburg. Music Director Morrie Brand conducts the concert that includes Brahms’ Academic Festival Overture, the third movement of Mahler’s Symphony No. 1,… Read More

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