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Strings

Violin I
Martha Gardner,
   Concertmaster
Katherine Jenkins
Chris Johnson
Colin Ogg
Lou Anne Rainey
Dan Salzinger
William Sawin
David Scholl
Eriks Zusmanis

Violin II
Lacey Glancy, Principal
Audra Boyd
Martha Lynn Carroll
Robert Christmas
Anna Johnson
Daniel Liu
Marla Velez
Jennifer Williams
Josepha Winters

Viola
Sherry Ellis, Principal
Jessie Ahuama-Jonas
Eric Hawk
Janee Minnick
Krystal Saenz
Greg Selig
Kathy Wellman

Cello
Beth Judson, Principal
Jeff Daniel
Manda Dobson
Megan Hallam
Will Johnson
Daniel Klein
Alex Waterfill

Bass
Peter Hildebrandt, Principal
Tegan Mathews
David Worley
Aaron Yackley


Woodwinds

Flute/Piccolo
Kathy Farmer, Principal
Lisa Mahoney

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

Clarinet
Diane Hargreaves, Principal
Michael Moore
Barbaraann Bongiovanni

Bassoon
Jim Jackson, Principal
John Lenahan
Krystal Saenz


Brass

Horn
Mandy Tinsley, Principal
Anthony Bernard
Jeff Bowman
Jason Dunn

Trumpet
Carl McCurdy, Principal
Geoff Gay
Jacques Minjauw

Trombone
Jimmy West, Principal
Dwight Klappich
Al Stark

Tuba
Robert Coulter, Principal


Percussion

Mike Del Campo, Principal
Henri Bulterman
John M. Greenwald

Timpani
Jennifer Mautz, Principal

Piano
Ruthanna McAlister
Allen Baston

Harp
John Wickey


Staff

Music Director
John Morrison

Concertmaster
Martha Gardner

Personnel Manager
Greg Selig

Librarian
Anna Johnson

Marketing/PR
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
Ümit Yüksel
John Robson
Elizabeth Demaree
Megan Hallam
Thear Kirk Fraley

Recording Engineers
Ron Buelow
Wayne Johnson

Webmaster
Peter Hildebrandt

Oboe/English Horn

Stephanie Kruse, Principal
Stephanie Kruse, Principal Stephanie Kruse joined the Georgia Philharmonic in 2013. Born and raised in the suburbs of Atlanta, GA, she earned her BA in Music Performance from Emory University where she also studied English and Religion. Several years later, she ventured 'across the pond' to Edinburgh, Scotland where she received her MSc in Childhood Studies from the University of Edinburgh. After returning Stateside for a few months, she found herself back in Europe, Northwest Italy this time, doing an Arts Outreach internship in the Italian Alps for 3 months. She is currently working in education and freelancing around town while exploring other options in youth development. Throughout her musical endeavors, Stephanie has had the privilege to perform in world class venues, such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, and with a variety of ensembles, such as the Rome Symphony Orchestra and the Edinburgh Grand Opera Orchestra.

Gail Jackson
Gail Jackson Gail Jackson, originally a pianist, has been with the Gerogia Philharmonic for the last few years playing oboe. She is a lover of chamber music and is lucky to have a husband who plays bassoon (in Georgia Philharmonic, as a matter of fact). She and her husband regularly play in small ensembles together and like the community aspect of music.




Torrence Welch
Torrence Welch Dr. Torrence Welch joined Georgia Philharmonic on English horn in 2013, and also serves as principal oboist for the Atlanta Philharmonic. A native of Baton Rouge, LA and true woodwind specialist, Dr. Welch has performed with numerous esteemed ensembles on English horn, oboe, saxophone, flute, and bassoon. A lover of chamber music, Dr. Welch is the oboist of the Titan Winds, and has performed with several chamber ensembles in Georgia and Arizona. In 2006, he was selected as winner of the Georgia Institute of Technology Concerto Competition, performing Glazunov’s Concerto in E-flat Major for Alto Saxophone and String Orchestra. In 2014, he was selected as winner of the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra Concerto Competition, and will perform Lebrun’s Concerto No. 2 in G minor for Oboe and Orchestra in March 2015. Away from music, Dr. Welch has a PhD in biomedical engineering and works as an engineering consultant and expert witness in the area of injury biomechanics, analyzing bodily injuries to determine their cause and methods for injury prevention.

 
 
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