The Musicians

The Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra is comprised of professional musicians from around the country handpicked by Artistic Director George Hanson. Each season welcomes tenured and new musicians and is uniquely crafted to each individual concert program. Below is the 40th Anniversary roster.

George Hanson, Artistic Director, Conductor - Tucson, Arizona 

Violin I:

Steven Moeckel, Concertmaster - Phoenix, Arizona
Paula Bird - Austin, Texas
Yvonne Hsueh - Eugene, Oregon
Stephen Chong - Eugene, Oregon
Yuan-Yuan Wang - Indianapolis, Indiana
Betty Chen - Kansas City, Missouri
Clara Fuhrman - San Francisco, California

Violin II:

Corine Brouwer, Principal - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Joan Christenson - San Antonio, Texas
Jayne Maddison - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Joy C Fabos - Portland, Oregon
Nelly Kovalev - Portland, Oregon
Naiara Sanchez - Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Viola:

Charles Noble, Principal - Portland, Oregon
Christopher Redfield - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Holland Phillips - Eugene, Oregon
Lauren Elledge - Portland, Oregon

Cello:

Kari Caldwell, Principal - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Nadine Hall - Los Angeles, California
Katherine Schultz - Portland, Oregon
Travis Allen
- Bend, Oregon

Bass:

Frank Diliberto, Principal - Bend, Oregon
Jason Schooler - Portland, Oregon

Flute/Piccolo:

Alexander Lipay, Acting Principal - Tucson, Arizona
Christine Gangelhoff - Nassau, Bahamas
Kyle Ruggles - Burns, Oregon

Oboe/English Horn:

Peter Stempe, Principal - Boise, Idaho
Wendy Cushner - Gig Harbor, Washington

Clarinet:

Benjamin Lulich, Principal - Kenmore, Washington
Michael Yoshimi - Los Angeles, California

Bassoon/Contrabassoon:

Britt Hebert, Principal - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
David Savage - La Mesa, California
Theresa Treuenfels - Tujunga, California

Horn:

David Kruse, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Michael Gast - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jen Harrison - Portland, Oregon
Dan Partridge - Portland, Oregon
Graham Kingsbury - Portland, Oregon

Trumpet:

Jeffrey Work, Principal - Portland, Oregon
Sarah Viens - Portland, Oregon
Craig Gibson - Portland, Oregon

Trombone/Bass Trombone:

Tony Collins, Principal - Santa Rosa, California
Steve Suminski - Pasadena, California
Wayne Solomon - Fresno, California

Tuba:

JáTtik Clark - Portland, Oregon

Percussion:

Douglas Walter, Principal - Boulder, Colorado
Tim Cogswell, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Gordon Rencher - Portland, Oregon
Alan Keown - Eugene, Oregon
Pius Cheung - Eugene, Oregon

Piano/Harpsichord:

Ellen Deffner - Fair Oaks, California

Harp:

Candace LiVolsi - Redding, California

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Sunriver Music Festival
P.O. Box 4308
Sunriver, OR 97707

Located in the Sunriver Village Building 13

Office Hours
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday-Friday

Phone: 541-593-1084
Tickets: 541-593-9310

information@sunrivermusic.org