Reading Symphony Orchestra

85th Season
George Ogata, Music Director and Conductor
 

VIOLIN 1

Caroline Lieber, Concertmaster

     Dr. Roland Vazquez and
     Maggie Jackson Chair

Sarah Bowen
Rachel DiNoto
Dorothea Lam
Xiaodan Liu
Heather Lombardo
Jennifer Sheerin


VIOLIN 2

Meaghan Coleman, Principal
Ryan Aylward
Ann Decker
Jeff Everson
Ray Gagnon
Arlene Germain
Nancy Miller
Beth Newman
Steven Previte
Natasha White


VIOLA

Heber Mikalixen, Principal
Jeff Bigler
Henry Houh
Carolyn Ledbetter
Susan McDonald


CELLO

Kathryn Cheng, Principal
Beverly Bowman
Brianne Cate
Sara Harkness
Anna Murphy
Sandy Reismann


DOUBLE BASS

Michael Pearlman, Principal
Liz Falkner

FLUTE

Judy Braude, Principal

     Robert Leonard Saitz and
     Herlinda Charpentier
     De Castro Saitz Chair

Herlinda Saitz
Eduardo Gomez


FLUTE

Eduardo Gomez


OBOE

Deb Adamo, Principal
Bill Fick

 

ENGLISH HORN

Bill Fick


CLARINET

Dwight Decker, Principal
Tristan Butler
Esposito Dealmeida
 

BASS CLARINET

Esposito Dealmeida



BASSOON

George Muller, Principal
Dawn Kumiega


FRENCH HORN

Lora Fulton, Principal
John Hecker
Michael Boyle
Maureen Kelly


TRUMPET

Jim Dolham, Co-principal
David McSheffrey, Co-principal
Dick Traverse, Co-principal


TROMBONE

Andrew McPherson, Principal
Parker Lord


BASS TROMBONE

Matthew Hanna


TUBA

Paul Chadbourne


TIMPANI

Rich Emmel


PERCUSSION

Matt Persing, Principal
Beth Munn Griffin
Shane O'Donohoe


Reading Symphony Orchestra
Board of Directors

 

DIRECTORS

  • Dwight Decker, President
  • Rachel DiNoto, Vice President
  • Dawn Kumiega, Treasurer
  • Herlinda Saitz, Secretary
  • Judy Braude
  • Chris Carino
  • Brian McCoubrey
  • Susan McDonald
  • Andrew McPherson
  • Richard Perry

MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR

  • George Ogata
     

CONDUCTOR EMERITUS

  • Dr. Roland Vazquez

HONORARY DIRECTORS

  • Charles F. Doughty
  • Mrs. Thomas F. Galvin
  • Mrs. Edward J. Maher
  • Mrs. Edward W. Palmer
  • Mr. James L. Roth
  • Marcus Chanonhouse

Reading Symphony Orchestra
Staff Members

 

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR

  • Judy Braude
     

MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

  • Nancy Miller


MUSIC LIBRARIANS

  • Jim Dolham
  • David McSheffrey

COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR

  • Dick Perry
     

PUBLICITY DIRECTOR

  • Daniel Lieber


ART DIRECTOR

  • Adam Koot-Bascomb


CONCERT HOST CHAIR

  • Katherine Decker

WEBMASTERS

  • Parker Lord
  • George Ogata
     

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR

  • David McSheffrey