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MUSIC DIRECTOR
Avner DormanPaul Watkins, Guest ConductorStefan Willich, Guest Conductor
GUEST SOLOIST

Tessa Lark
Jeanine De Bique
Miho Hashizume
Sayaka Shoji
Sophie Benn
Eric Ohlsson
Laura Koepke
Elizabeth Freimuth
Stefan Willich
Richard Kline, Diamond Dogs Vocalist
Anjanette Hall, Narrator
Daniel Gilbert
Jonathan Bagg
Chabrelle Williams, soprano
Merima Ključo, accordian
VIOLIN I

Miho Hashizume, concertmasterClurie Williams Bennis Chair
Espen Lilleslatten, Concertmaster- Clurie Williams Bennis Chair
Masha Andreini
Joseph Kromholz- Vita Buehner Chair
Ann Yu
Karin Harrell
Aniela Eddy
Catherine Cosbey
Carina Vincenti
Carter Coleman
Colin Laursen
Eun-song Koh
Alicia Choi
Ruben Rengel
Janice Lee
David Kemper
Stefanie Schore
Jennifer Yamamoto-Snyder
Michael DiBarry
Pablo Griggio
Susan Britton
Eunho Kim
Aaron Schwartz
Irene Guerra
VIOLIN II

Minju Kim, principal- Ari Hightower Chair
Grace KawamuraDavid Heller & Anthony Kohut Chair
Diana Pepelea
Melissa Deal
Eunho Kim
Dianna Joiner
Adrienne Harmon
Jecoliah Wang, Guest Principal - Ari Hightower Chair
Chiara Fasani Stauffer
Stefanie Schore
Michael DiBarry
Janice Lee
Thomas Stuart
Paul Kim
Lisa Kim
Patrick Shaugnessy
Sylvia Wehrs
Paula Castaneda
Ann Yu
Sylvia Wehrs
VIOLA

Jonathan Bagg, Principal
Yaël Senamaud - Cohen
William Bender
Esther Nahm
Sarah Poe
Charles Krenner- Schoenberg Chair
Yu Jin, Principal
Chung Han Hsiao
Luisa Fernanda Varon
Spencer Ingersoll
Caitlin Lynch, principal
Jessica Pasternak
Laurel Borden
CELLO

Sophie Benn- William & Joan Houghton Chair
Caroline Kim, Guest Principal- William & Joan Houghton Chair
Anna Hurt
Nataliya Pshenychna
Trevor Kazarian
Tom Sullivan
Carlyn Kessler
Ryan Louie
CONTRABASS

Tracy Rowell, Principal- Luke Movius Chair
Joel Negus
Adam Attard
FLUTE

Elizabeth Buck, Guest Principal
Laura Gilbert, PrincipalWarren Bennis Chair
Kimberly Zaleski
Nancy Stagnitta, Guest Principal
Jessica Sindell, Guest Principal- Warren Bennis Chair
Heidi Ruby-Kushious, principal
Brianne Olsen
Brandy HudelsonGuest Principal
OBOE

Mary Kausek, Principal- Ali and Sawsan Alhaddad Chair
Justine Myers
Eric Ohlsson, Guest Principal- Ali and Sawsan Alhaddad Chair
Robin Driscoll, Guest Principal- Ali and Sawsan Alhaddad Chair
Kristin Perry
Terry Orcutt
CLARINET

Daniel Gilbert, Principal - Daniel Cornstein Chair
Ellen Breakfield Glick
David Snyder
BASSOON

Laura Koepke, PrincipalJulie and William Frazier Chair
Maureen Strenge, guest principal- Julie and William Frazier Bassoon Chair
Alexander Davis
Arleigh Savage
Marisa Esposito
HORN

Margaret Tung, principal
Sean Yancer
Lisa Fink
Benjamin Hottensmith
Sam Hartman
Andrew Symington

Stephanie Blaha
Ken Wadenpfuhl
Benjamin Reidhead
Emily Rapson
TRUMPET

Nina Bell, Principal
Amanda Bekeny
Micah Holt
TROMBONE

Jason Smith, Principal
Tom Pylinski
Whitney Clair
Jim Albrecht, Guest Principal
Sebastian Bell
TIMPANI

Luke Rinderknecht, Principal
PERCUSSION

Dylan Moffit, principal
David Luidens
Chester Englander
Luke Rinderknecht, Principal
Andy Pongracz
Mell Csicsila
Bruce Golden
STAGE MANAGER

Laura Feher
Jaime Aquilar
Tom Sullivan
PROGRAM ANNOTATOR

Yvonne Frindle
Richard Rodda
David Budin
KEYBOARD

Halida Dinova
ELECTRIC GUITAR

Joshua Stauffer

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CityMusic Cleveland is a professional chamber orchestra that performs free concerts throughout Northeast Ohio,often accompanied by exhibits of local artwork.

Since exploding onto the scene in 2004, CityMusic Cleveland has won cheering audiences with beautiful music, brilliantly performed in familiar neighborhood settings.
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CityMusic Cleveland season opener celebrates life and work of music director’s mentor (preview)

October 18, 2017

By Zachary Lewis, The Plain Dealer   CLEVELAND, Ohio – To Avner Dorman, CityMusic Cleveland’s season opener next week is more than just another series of concerts. It’s a chance to reconnect, in arguably the deepest possible way, with an old and dear friend, to honor a mentor he said shaped his artistic identity and set […]



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