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 in-progress roster for this season.

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
Stephanie Teply Westney - San Antonio, Texas
Shin-young Kwon - Portland, Oregon

Violin II:

Corine Brouwer, Principal - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Joy C Fabos - Portland, Oregon
Nelly Kovalev - Portland, Oregon
Carol Laube - Reno, Nevada
Naiara Sanchez - Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Yuan-Yuan Wang - St. Petersburg, Florida

Viola:

Holland Phillips - Eugene, Oregon
Lauren Elledge - Portland, Oregon
Carrie Howell - Sunriver, Oregon
Miriam Ward - 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

Bass:

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

Flute/Piccolo:

Alexander Lipay, Acting Principal - Tucson, Arizona
Ranchel Rencher - Portland, Oregon
Shelley Brown - Toronto, Canada

Oboe/English Horn:

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

Clarinet:

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

Saxophone:

Jessica Dodge - So. Lake Tahoe, California 
Sean Fredenburg - Portland, Oregon
Devin Wright - Eugene, Oregon
Jonathan Corona - Eugene, Oregon
Joe Manis - Eugene, Oregon

Bassoon/Contrabassoon:

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

Horn:

David Kruse, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Michael Yopp - Colorado Springs, Colorado
Jen Harrison - Portland, Oregon
Joseph Berger - Portland, Oregon
Dan Partridge - Portland, Oregon
Carol Williams - Portland, Oregon

Trumpet:

Jeffrey Work, Principal - Portland, Oregon
Sarah Viens - Portland, Oregon
Charles Butler - Kenmore, Washington
Craig Gibson - Portland, Oregon
Joe Klause - Portland, Oregon

Trombone/Bass Trombone:

Tony Collins, Principal - Santa Rosa, California
Henry Henniger - Eugene, Oregon
Steve Suminski - Pasadena, California
John Church - Portland, Oregon

Tuba:

JáTtik Clark - Portland, Oregon

Percussion:

Douglas Walter, Principal - Boulder, Colorado
Tim Cogswell, Principal - Eugene, Oregon
Gordon Rencher - Portland, Oregon
Ian Kerr - Portland, Oregon
Todd Bills - Broomfield, Colorado
Will Reno - Portland, Oregon

Piano/Harpsichord:

Susan DeWitt Smith - Portland, Oregon
Heidi Louise Williams - Tallahassee, Florida

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