Come and enjoy the Danville Symphony Orchestra as we strive to achieve our Mission of:

Providing quality live musical performances of classical and other worthy repertoire through symphony concerts and by partnering with other performers and performing arts organizations,

Providing an opportunity for dedicated, talented musicians throughout the region to express and advance their talents, and

Providing an economic development benefit to the Dan River region by improving the quality of life for our citizens and those looking to relocate to the region.



The Musicians
as of March 2, 2018


Violin I
Matvey Lapin
Concertmaster
+
John Scott
Principal
Dr. Gibson endowed chair
Dr. Thomas J. &
Mrs. Margaret A. Hardy
Shelley Barnhart
Sandy Chang
Margaret Sexton +
Christopher Martin
Sarah Womack

Violin II
Marceia Bartlett
Evelyn Caldwell +
Colleen Chenail
Abby Chism
Ronnie Culley +
Addison Ford
Alice Freeman
Kirsten Halverson
Gabriel Tucker

Viola
Theresa Fox *
Lynden Gilstrap +
Caroline Jones
Meredith Franklin +
Graydon Smith

Cello
Shayne Estes *
Melisa Coleman +
Holly Lyle
Margaret Petty
Rebekah Williams

String Bass
Austin Propst *
Rachel Couillard
Will Scearce

Flute
Julienne Parker *
Moto Nomura
Katherine Walker +

Piccolo
Moto Nomura *

Oboe
Susan Kundert *
Jeremy Williams

English Horn
Matthew Covington

Clarinet
Kordel Carter *
Debbie Frahm
Harriet Thompson +

Bass Clarinet
Phil Adkins

Saxophone
Thor Wright

Bassoon
Thor Wright *
Phil Atkins
Jacky Miller

Contra Bassoon
Phil Atkins

French Horn
Paul Manz *
Gene Beazlie
Steven Bernstorf +
Laura Hartness
Frank Hussey

Trumpet
Jerry Franklin * 
Charles Ellis
Scot Mitchell
Moises Nieves

Trombone
James Martin *
Roger Carmichael
Danny Davis

Tuba
Dave Webb *
Marshall Key +

Harp
Carol Rauch *

Celesta/Piano
Kathleen O’Hare * +
Heather Perryman +

Timpani
Wayne Barnett *

Percussion
Desireé Shaffer * +
Matt Phillips +
Steven Broach +
Daryl Green +



Charles G. Ellis, Conductor Emeritus

* Principal player          + Member on leave for part of the season
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