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

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

Leonardo Ottoni – Violin

Leonardo OttoniLeonardo began his violin studies with Sibila Schelin, studying later with Cecilia Guida and Ayrton Pinto. He participated in masterclasses with Leon Spier and Lorenz Nasturica (Berliner Philharmoniker Orchester), Lavard Skou-Larsen (Universitat Mozarteum, Austria), Renata Kubala (Symfoniorkester Trondheim, Norway) and Gerardo Ribeiro (Northwestern University, Chicago).

He was a member of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) from 2003 to 2005 and principal second violin during the first season, touring around nine countries in North, Central and Southern America. Leonardo has also been a member of the São Paulo University (USP) Chamber Orchestra (concertmaster), São Paulo University State University (UNESP) Chamber Orchestra and Experimental Repertoire Orchestra, also attending the “Festival Internacional de Campos do Jordão” (International Festival of Campos do Jordão) in 1999, 2000 and 2005. In those orchestras, he worked under the baton of Kurt Masur, Lorin Maazel, Gustavo Dudamel among others.

In 2008 he accomplished his Master degree with full scholarship at the Boston Conservatory in Irina Muresanu ́s studio and performed as soloist with the Conservatory Orchestra on two occasions, presenting the Violin Concerto by Brahms and the Triple Concerto by Beethoven. While in America, he was selected as a member of the Honors Quartet at The Boston Conservatory, a group that won second prize in the International Chamber Music Competition of the Chamber Music Foundation of the New England. Yet, during this period, he studied with Mela Tenenbaum in New York.

After graduating, back in Brazil, he was a member of Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra until 2015, founder and manager of Camerata Pampulha Chamber Group and member of the Othello Quartet . He is currently taking his doctorate degree at UNC – Greensboro with Fabian Lopez.

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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