FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Musicians

Violin I

Dr. Fabián López, Concertmaster | Will Gillis Military Appreciation Chair

Dr. Leonardo Ottoni

Robert Garbarz

Andrew Licht

Kyle VanArsdalen

Mallory Hayes

Nishanth Shah

Wenyin Deng

Jessica Caviness

 

Violin II

Anne Leyland, Principal

Michael Sparks

Nicole Wendl

Monica Thiriot

Randolyn Emerson

Laura Eis

Naomi Woods

Laurel WachtlerLeroy Anderson Chair for the Last Chair in Second Violins

 

Viola

Lilian-Terri Dahlenburg | Principal Viola Endowed Chair

Dr. Clark Spencer

David Phillips

Kristin Stiteler

Warren Ferguson

Dennis Malloy

 

Cello

Nate Leyland, Principal | The Carlos Zukowski Memorial Endowment

Brianna Tam

Emily Smith

Ariana Dewar

Jesse Smith

Audrey Cook

 

Bass

Rebecca Marland, Acting Principal Bass

Nathaniel Goldsmith | William F. Grimes and Frances Loy Grimes Chair

Stuart McLemore

 

Woodwinds

Sarah Busman, Principal Flute | Barbara Terry Chair

Dr. Krisztina Der, Second Flute

Alison Mossey, Third Flute/Piccolo

Jessica Miller, Principal Oboe | Grace Butler Keith Chair

Lindsay Wiley, Second Oboe

Ronnal Ford, II, Third Oboe/English Horn

Darrin Thiriot, Principal Clarinet

Nathan Olawsky, Second Clarinet | Michael and Lynette Green Chair

Dr. Cat Keen Hock, Third Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Patrick Herring, Principal Bassoon

Dr. Rebecca Libera, Second Bassoon

Cory Jones, Third Bassoon/Contrabassoon

 

Brass

Steve Skillman, Principal Horn | Robert Drake Chair

Tanner West, Second Horn

Bill Tyler, Third Horn

Mark Jones, Fourth Horn

Dr. Timothy Altman, Principal Trumpet | Susan and Richard Shereff Chair

Dr. Larry Wells, Second Trumpet | The Marion Cusak Vonnegut & Norbert Josef Vonnegut Chair

Dr. Sheryl Linch-Parker, Third Trumpet

Jesse Rackley III, Principal Trombone

Dr. Chad Horsley, Second Trombone

Matthew Parunak, Acting Bass Trombone

Dr. Andrew Smith, Principal Tuba | Phoebe Edna Williams Curl Chair

 

Percussion

Dr. Don Parker, Principal Percussion

Stephanie Wilson, Principal Timpani

Dr. Daniel McCloud

Quintin Mallette

Levi Cull

 

Piano

Dr. Scott MarosekPrincipal Piano Endowed Chair

 

Harp

Winifred Garrett

 

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Featured Musician

Dr. Clark Spencer – Acting Principal Viola

Clark SpencerViolist and Violinist Clark Spencer is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral performer living in Wilmington, NC. He is currently assistant principal viola of the Oregon Mozart Players and a founding member of the Blue Box Ensemble. Clark has performed with the Fayetteville Symphony (NC), Long Bay Symphony Orchestra (SC), Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera, the Corvallis Symphony, Newport Symphony, and the Oregon Bach Festival. He has had the privilege of performing under the batons of Andrew Linton, Marin Alsop, Jeffrey Kahane, Helmut Rilling, and Gunther Schuller.

Originally from Lancaster, PA, Clark earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in performance from Boston University, where he studied viola with Michelle LaCourse and violin with Peter Zazofsky. He recently completed his Doctorate in Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Oregon where he studied with Dr. Leslie Straka. His doctoral research on the Sonata in G by Paul Ben-Haim culminated in a new edition for solo viola. Clark has also studied with Martha Strongin Katz and Jeffrey Irvine. He has performed in masterclasses with Kim Kashkashian, Arnold Steinhardt, Roger Tapping, Pamela Frank, the Ying String Quartet, the American String Quartet, the Orion String Quartet, and the Muir String Quartet.

Clark is an experienced violin and viola teacher. He completed his long term Suzuki training with Karin Hallberg and Louise Scott during his studies at the University of Oregon. In addition to his own studio, Clark has taught for the University of Oregon’s Community Music Institute, where he taught group classes, coached chamber music and conducted a middle school string orchestra. He also coached violin and viola sections of the South Salem High School Chamber Orchestra and the Salem Youth Orchestra. During the summers of 2009 and 2010, Clark served on the faculty at the Vermont Youth Orchestra’s Summer Program, Reveille!

To Educate. To Entertain. To Inspire.

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1956 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and is a professional, regional orchestra whose mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire the citizens of the Fayetteville, North Carolina region as the leading musical resource.  Praised for its artistic excellence, the Symphony leads in the cultural and educational landscape for Fayetteville and the southeastern North Carolina region.

The Fayetteville Symphony typically performs 8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as the city’s annual Independence concert with fireworks. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra, after school strings and summer music camps.


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