Violin I
Martha Gardner, Concertmaster
Earl Hough
Aman Jetha
Katherine Jenkins
Chris Johnson
Kailey Oppenheim
David Sholl
Rudy Subramanian
Erik Zusmanis

Violin II
Nick Hoy, Principal
Elizabeth Benz
Lacey Glancy
Anna Johnson
Daniel Liu
Sarah Minton
Elisa Street-Bradshaw
Marla Velez
Jennifer Williams
Josepha Winter

Sherry Ellis, Principal
Eric Hawk
Heather Lofdahl
Janee Minnick
Soleil Robichaud
Greg Selig
Peace Stegall
Heather Vincenty
Kathy Wellman

(open), Principal
Jeff Daniel
Megan Hallam
Nicole Younker
Erica Vacare
Alex Waterfill
Collin Watts

Peter Hildebrandt, Principal
Lizzy Farrell
Tegan Matthews
Phil Schoeller


Kathy Farmer, Principal
Lisa Mahoney

Oboe/English Horn
Stephanie Beck, Principal
Gail Jackson
Torrence Welch, English Horn

Diane Hargreaves, Principal
Barbaraann Bongiovanni
Laurie Corbin

Jim Jackson, Principal
John Lenahan
Krystal Saenz


Mandy Tinsley, Principal
Anthony Bernard
Gina Davis
Leslie Ann & Jason Dunn

Carl McCurdy, Principal
Geoff Gay
Jacques Minjauw

Jimmy West, Principal
Dwight Klappich
Al Stark

Robert Coulter, Principal


Mike Del Campo, Principal
Henri Bulterman
John M. Greenwald

Jennifer Mautz, Principal

Ruthanna McAlister
Allen Baston

Julie Koenig
Tyler Hartley


Music Director
John Morrison

Martha Gardner

Personnel Manager
Greg Selig

Anna Johnson

Linda Brill

Repertoire Committee
Kathryn G. Otwell
Leslie Ann Dunn
John Lenahan
Kathy Farmer
Anna Johnson
Dwight Klappich

Northside Coordinators
Jim Jackson
Gail Jackson

Web Site Photography
Wayne Johnson
Ümit Yüksel
John Robson
Elizabeth Demaree
Megan Hallam
Thear Kirk Fraley

Recording Engineers
Ron Buelow
Wayne Johnson

Peter Hildebrandt


Jim Jackson, Principal
Jim Jackson, Principal Jim Jackson is the Deputy Director of Peach State STARBASE, a Department of Defense Science, Technology, Engineering and Math academy for at-risk students at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. His music background includes nine years with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on Bassoon and Contra Bassoon, Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Music Education from Georgia State University, and 30 years as a Music Educator in the Atlanta area. He retired in from the Georgia Air National Guard in May of 2007 after 38 years in the Air National Guard Band of the South. Through that group he has performed in Norway, the Azores, Germany, Romania, England, the Dominican Republic, and throughout the USA. He lives in Acworth with his wife, Gail, and their dog, Zoltan (after Kodaly). They have three grown sons, Mark, Alan, and Benjamin.

John Lenahan
John Lenahan John Lenahan has played bassoon with the orchestra since 1998. He earned a BFA in music from the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to playing with the Georgia Philharmonic, John plays with the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Dolce Chamber Orchestra. When not making music, John works as an instructional technology designer in the financial services industry.

Krystal Saenz
Krystal Saenz Krystal holds a BM in Music Education from Georgia State University. She is currently the orchestra director at Daniell Middle School in Cobb County. She performs with the Georgia Philharmonic Orchestra on bassoon and viola. She has been teaching various woodwinds and strings for six years. She has taught clinics and private lessons at the elementary, middle and high school levels in both concert band and orchestra as well as marching band. With a specialization in double reeds, Krystal has started students as young as 8 years old on the oboe and the bassoon and teaches reed making for both instruments as well. Having grown up in Roswell, GA, she is an alumni of the Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony, Georgia Allstate Orchestra, and four years of the Fulton County Honor Orchestra and Honor Band. She has also performed internationally in Asia and at the GMEA clinic in Savannah, Georgia and Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois.
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