The Musicians of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra

Orchestra Personnel

Artistic Advisor

Bramwell Tovey 

Resident Conductor

Francisco Noya


Musicians of the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra
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Violin I

Charles Dimmick, Concertmaster and Heidi & Chester Kirk Chair
Katherine Winterstein
Sasha Callahan
Sophia Herman
Etsuko Ishizuka
Barbara Lefkowitz
Mina Lavcheva
Omar Guey
Noemi Miloradovic
Allyson Michal
Alexey Shabalin
Zoya Tsvetkova
Zoia Bologovsky

Violin II

Amy Rawstron Watson, Principal
Lois Finkel, Assistant Principal
Antoaneta  Angulova 
Tera Gorsett 
Anna Korsunsky
Natalie Favaloro
Laura Gulley
Ella Leone
Yeolim Nam
Rose Drucker

Viola

Abigail Cross, Principal
Susan Culpo, Assistant Principal
Noriko Herndon
Christine Orio
Katrina Smith
Anya Shemetyeva
Willine Thoe
Harold Lieberman

Cello

Aristides Rivas, Principal
Melanie Dyball, Assistant Principal
Jan Pfeiffer-Rios
Jing Li
Loewi Lin
Rebecca Thornblade
Steve Laven
Aron Zelkowicz

Bass

Barry Boettger, Principal
Robert Caplin, Assistant Principal
Eliot Porter
Anthony D’Amico
Joseph Higgins
Nancy Kidd

Flute

Susan Thomas, Principal and Marie J. Langlois Chair
Kathleen Boyd

Piccolo

Rachel Braude

Oboe

Cheryl Bishkoff, Principal
Denise Plaza-Martin

English Horn

Jane Murray

Clarinet

Ian Greitzer, Principal
Aline Benoit

Bass Clarinet

Tom Parchman

Bassoon

Ron Haroutunian, Principal
Brooke Allen

Contra Bassoon

Margaret Phillips

Horn

Kevin Owen, Principal
Lee Wadenpfuhl
Whitacre Hill
Elizabeth Gates

Trumpet

Joseph Foley, Principal 
Gene Crisafulli
Mary-Lynne Bohn

Trombone

Gregory Spiridopoulos, Principal
Alexei Doohovskoy

Bass Trombone

Gabriel Langfur

Tuba

Greg Fritze, Principal

Timpani

Craig McNutt, Principal

Percussion

Robert McEwan, Principal and Mr. & Mrs. George M. Sage Chair

Harp

Hyunjung Choi, Principal

Personnel Manager
Gene Crisafulli

Librarian
Jean Gress

Recording Engineer
Pierre A. Paquin, Sound Dynamics Associates

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