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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

Trombone

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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