FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Musicians

Violin I

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

Erica ShirtsAssociate Concertmaster | Berte Dean Carter and A.A. Howell Chair

Leonardo Ottoni

Lucy Greenleaf

Robert Garbarz

Grijda Spiri

Naiara Sanchez

Andrew Licht

Kyle VanArsdalen

Allison Willet

Laura Blankenship

Karen Lewis

 

Violin II

Anne Leyland, Principal

Arta Prekadini-Hardin

Nicole Wendl

Abigail Bracewell

Michael Sparks

Monica Thiriot

Randolyn Emerson

Laura Eis

Jessica Caviness

Laurel WachtlerLeroy Anderson Chair for the Last Chair in Second Violins

 

Viola

Dr. Clark Spencer, Acting Principal | Principal Viola Endowed Chair

Carmen Granger

Thomas Howerton

Warren Ferguson

Dennis Malloy

Michael Castelo

Katie Bracewell

 

Cello

Nate Leyland, Principal | The Carlos Zukowski Memorial Endowment

Brianna Tam

Emily Smith

Ben Therrell

Jesse Smith

Audrey Cook

 

Bass

Andrew Beach, 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

Dr. Sheryl Linch-Parker, Third Trumpet

Jesse Rackley III, Principal Trombone

Dr. Chad Horsely, 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

Steve Skillman – Principal French Horn

Symphony_casual_0176.JPGSteve Skillman is the principal horn of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is also a frequent performer with the Wilmington Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina, and chamber groups throughout the region. He has appeared in shows in Myrtle Beach with Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and the late Ray Charles, as well as many touring Broadway productions. Mr. Skillman served as a teacher and administrator for thirty years in Brunswick County, North Carolina, and also taught horn at UNC Wilmington. He received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from East Carolina University, where he studied with James Parnell. Mr. Skillman is a former president of the Brunswick Arts Council, and is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the North Carolina Bandmaster’s Association.

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 performs 6-8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other arts agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as a military appreciation concert held over Memorial Day Weekend. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra and Summer Music Camps.


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Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

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