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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

Violin II

Lacey Glancy, Principal
Lacey Glancy A native of Washington state, Lacey Glancy began studying violin at age five and piano at age seven. She received her Bachelor's degree in Music from Brigham Young University. Prior to relocating to Georgia she was the Principal Second Violin for the Houston Civic Symphony. She is a Teacher and Office Manager with a music enrichment company, providing music classes in the Atlanta area. She also teaches private violin lessons and sings in her church choir. When she’s not involved in music she is serving in her church, running races, reading, and oil painting.


Audra Boyd
Audra Boyd Audra Boyd has been playing violin with the Georgia Philharmonic since 2011 and is currently the Secretary. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia, where she studied violin with Dr. Michael Heald. She has eight years experience teaching orchestra in public and private schools. Audra enjoys playing violin in the community, and works at Kennesaw State University in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. She currently resides in Acworth and has two daughters.



Martha Lynn Carroll
Martha Lynn Carroll Martha Lynn Carroll has been teaching both children and adults the art of piano, violin, theory, and composition since 1998. She is a church pianist, composer, arranger, and free-lance accompanist who also plays the piano and cello. She received a Bachelor of Music in Composition with Honors in Piano Performance from Syracuse University. Since then, she has been a member of the Music Teachers National Association, American College of Musicians, and the Federation of Music Clubs. Martha Lynn has accompanied vocalists and instrumentalists in lessons and recitals, as well as performed at various events such as weddings, parties, and funerals. She has served in churches as pianist, violinist, cellist, composer, arranger, choral director, choir member, and Director of Music. She is also a published artist and author of fiction.

Robert Christmas
Robert Christmas









Anna Johnson
Anna Johnson Anna Johnson received her Bachelor of Music Education with a minor in violin performance degree from Western Michigan University and her Masters in Education from Columbus State University. She taught middle school orchestra in Chelsea, Michigan as well as in the Muscogee and Cobb County School Districts here in Georgia. Her husband Chris and their grown children William and Marla also play string instruments which forms their family string quartet. They have performed for weddings and in various church orchestras in the Atlanta area. Anna performed with the Lansing Symphony 1975-1977; the Columbus (Georgia) Symphony 1977-1984; was a member of the Sandy Springs Chamber Orchestra 1985-1993 and performs regularly in the Hope Presbyterian Church services where she is a member. Anna retired after 30 years of teaching orchestra in June 2011 and became a member of the Georgia Philharmonic in the fall of that same year.

Daniel Liu
Daniel Liu








Marla Velez
Marla Velez Hailed by her family as "a stunning musician," violinist Marla Velez performs widely to her dogs in the living room to prepare for upcoming Georgia Philharmonic concerts. This season Marla not only performed with the Georgia Philharmonic, but served as the orchestra's event coordinator for a highly-attended conference in Atlanta called Dragon Con. Marla started her journey on violin in the Cobb County school system in 6th grade. She studied under the tutelage of her mother, Anna Johnson (who was also the middle school orchestra director). From there, Marla played violin all the way through college. Marla has performed in cities around with world with the Georgia Southern orchestra in which she was concertmaster for one year. After a 9-year hiatus, Marla decided to dust off her violin and auditioned for the Georgia Philharmonic. She loves playing with the orchestra, and most of all playing music with her nuclear family who are all playing members of the orchestra.

Jennifer Williams
Jennifer Williams Jennifer Williams joined the Georgia Philharmonic in 2011. She earned her bachelor's degree in music performance from Rollins College in Winter Park, FL where she studied with Dr. Alvaro Gomez. Jennifer has performed with the Columbia Orchestra in Columbia, MD (2004-2007) and the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park, FL (2007-2010). She also has experience performing at weddings and working in music marketing at the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Jennifer resides in Alpharetta and has pursued a career in retail management.

Josepha Winter

 
 
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