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

 

2022-2023 Season

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Two Performances of the Nutcracker Coming Soon

Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra Presents “The Nutcracker” featuring Texture Contemporary Ballet The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 11 a.m. & 3 p.m. The Palace Theatre, Greensburg Tickets: $16-up 724-836-8000 or www.thepalacetheatre.org Title Sponsor: Tribune-Review (Greensburg, PA) The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra presents two performances of the holiday classic The Nutcracker, featuring Texture Ballet School and guest dancers from Texture Contemporary Ballet on Saturday,… Read More

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WYSO Concert November 20th

The Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra (WYSO) Performs a Free Fall Concert with new Philharmonic Conductor on November 20  (GREENSBURG) The Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra’s youth orchestra program (WYSO), will present its fall concert on Sunday, November 20, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. at Seton Hill Performing Arts Center in Greensburg. The concert is free and open to the public, and donations are accepted.… Read More

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Meet the New WYSO Philharmonic Conductor!

The WSO is pleased to announce its selection of Adam Gillespie as the new Westmoreland Youth Symphony Orchestra (WYSO) Philharmonic conductor. He replaces Morrie Brand, who is retiring from the position he has held since 2007. “I cannot wait to begin working with this fantastic group of young artists—continuing in the traditions of musical and educational excellence set forth by… Read More

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