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


Jimmy West, Principal
Jimmy West Jimmy West holds a B.A. degree in Music Education from Georgia State University where he studied trombone under Dr. Tom Gibson, Dr. Philip Brown, and Dr. Darin Cash. He held the first chair position in Georgia State’s Symphonic Wind Ensemble for a few years and was featured as a soloist in the school’s CD release American Manuscripts. He is an Atlanta native and currently teaches elementary school for DeKalb County School Systems. He has been with the Georgia Philharmonic Orchestra since 2011. He is happily married and resides in Roswell.

Dwight Klappich
Dwight Klappich Dwight Klappich is a Vice President and research analyst focusing on enterprise business and supply chain management systems. Mr. Klappich grew up in the Boston area and attended the University of Massachusetts where he studied business with a unofficial minor in music. He began playing trombone in fourth grade and has continued ever since. During high school he was inspired to continue his pursuit of the trombone by the popularity of brass-heavy rock bands like Blood Sweat & Tears and Chicago. Since then, Mr. Klappich has played trombone in a wide variety of musical ensembles covering, jazz, pop, brass, musical theater and classical. During college he developed a particular appreciation for classical and symphonic music and has since played in numerous symphonic orchestras in Atlanta, Rochester, and Boston. Before moving to Atlanta, Mr. Klappich lived in Rochester New York and played in the Pennfield Symphony. Before that, he played extensively around the Boston area. For 17 years he was principal trombone with the Concord Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dick Pitman. Now living in Atlanta with his family, Mr. Klappich continues his love of music by playing in the Georgia Philharmonic and other music ensembles around metro Atlanta.

Al Stark
Al Stark Al Stark holds a B.S., Music Education, from Arkansas Polytechnic University and a MA, Music, from The University of Arkansas where he studied under Bruce Nelson, Chicago Lyric Opera; and Robert Bright, Chicago Symphony. He spent seven years as a music educator in Arkansas, and is currently the Orchestra Director at Mt. Bethel UMC in Marietta. He was a charter member of the Cobb Wind Symphony and the Atlanta Trombone ensemble, Slide by Slide. He is currently a member of the Basement Brass Quintet. He is an agent for the American National Insurance Company in Marietta, Georgia.

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