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. The following musicians are from last year's summer orchestra. Check this page often for updates, bios, and pictures as we build the next summer's roster!

George Hanson, Artistic Director, Conductor - Tucson, Arizona 

Violin I:

Steven Moeckel, Concertmaster - Phoenix, Arizona
Paula Bird - Austin, Texas
Yvonne Hsueh - Eugene, Oregon
Stephanie Teply Westney - San Antonio, Texas
Stephen Chong - Eugene, Oregon
Yuan-Yuan Wang - Indianapolis, Indiana
Clara Fuhrman - Sunriver, Oregon

Violin II:

Corine Brouwer, Principal - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Jayne Maddison - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Carol Laube - Reno, Nevada
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
Heather Blackburn - Portland, Oregon
Jennifer Yopp - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Travis Allen - Bend, Oregon
Katherine Schultz - Portland, Oregon

Bass:

Frank Diliberto, Principal, Guest Conductor - Portland, Oregon
Clinton O'Brien - Portland, Oregon
Jason Schooler - Portland, Oregon

Flute/Piccolo:

Alexander Lipay, Acting Principal - Tucson, Arizona
Christine Gangelhoff - Nassau, Bahamas
Rachel Rencher - Portland, Oregon

Oboe/English Horn:

Peter Stempe, Principal - Boise, Idaho
Wendy Cushner - Gig Harbor, Washington
Alex Gesme - Bend, Oregon

Clarinet/Bass Clarinet:

Emil Khudyev, Acting Principal - Interlochen, Michigan
John Weddle - Stanislaus, California
Gayle Hoagland - Bend, Oregon
Ted Burton - Bend, Oregon

Bassoon:

Britt Hebert, Principal - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Theresa Treuenfels - Tujunga, California

Horn:

David Kruse, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Jen Harrison - Portland, Oregon
Michael Yopp - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dan Partridge - Portland, Oregon
Audrey Flores - New York, New York
Andreas Lang - Bend, Oregon

Trumpet:

Jeffrey Work, Principal - Portland, Oregon
Sarah Viens - Portland, Oregon
Craig Gibson - Portland, Oregon
Dylan Girard - San Francisco, California

Trombone/Bass Trombone:

Tony Collins, Principal - Santa Rosa, California
Henry Henniger - Eugene, Oregon
Wayne Solomon - Fresno, California

Tuba:

JáTtik Clark - Portland, Oregon

Percussion:

Douglas Walter, Principal - Boulder, Colorado
Tim Cogswell, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Todd Bills - Eugene, Oregon
Gordon Rencher - Portland, Oregon
Brian Scott - Eugene, Oregon
Brenda Trowbridge - Bend, 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