FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Musicians

Violin I

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

Megan Kenny, Associate Concertmaster

Stephanie Chang

Sarah Cox

Jayon Felizarta

Patrick Jones

Emma MacMillan

Nishanth Shah

Anna Maria Smith

Elzbieta Tokarska

Violin II

Anne Leyland, Principal

Jessica Caviness

Laura Eis

Randolyn Emerson

Alison Konopka

Karen Lewis

John O’Brien

Laurel Wachtler

Kim Whitney

Chang Zhang | Leroy Anderson Chair for the Last Chair in Second Violins

Viola

Lilian-Terri Dahlenburg | Principal Viola Endowed Chair

Dr. Clark Spencer | Dr. Glen Keeney Memorial Chair

David Phillips

Kristin Stiteler

Warren Ferguson

Dennis Malloy

Michael Castelo

Cello

Nate Leyland, Principal | The Carlos Zukowski Memorial Endowment

Jesse Smith | The Deborah and Walter Greene Chair

Ariana Dewar

Paul Kirkpatrick

Emily Grissing

Earle Perez

Bass

Rebecca Marland, Principal Bass

Tyler Goodwin | William F. Grimes and Frances Loy Grimes Chair

Stuart McLemore

Andrew Beach

Woodwinds

Sarah Busman, Principal Flute | Barbara Terry Chair

Linda Lane, Second Flute

Alison Mossey, Third Flute/Piccolo

Jessica Miller, Principal Oboe | Grace Butler Keith Chair

Ronnal Ford, II, Second Oboe/English Horn

Matthew Covington, Third Oboe

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

Alex Williams, Second Horn

Bill Tyler, Third Horn

Mark Jones, Fourth Horn

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

Second Trumpet | The Marion Cusak Vonnegut & Norbert Josef Vonnegut Chair

Dean Oaks, Third Trumpet

Jesse Rackley III, Principal Trombone

Dr. Chad Horsley, Second Trombone

Matthew Parunak, Acting Bass Trombone

Nicholas Psihountas, Principal Tuba | Phoebe Edna Williams Curl Chair

Percussion

Victoria Nelson, Principal Percussion

Stephanie Wilson, Principal Timpani

Dr. Daniel McCloud

Dr. Quintin Mallette

Levi Cull

Piano

Dr. Scott MarosekPrincipal Piano Endowed Chair

Harp

Winifred Garrett

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Featured Musician

Dr. Cat Keen Hock – Third Clarinet, Bass Clarinet

Cat Keen HockDr. Catherine Keen Hock, originally from eastern North Carolina, has found a home teaching and performing in the Piedmont Triad area of NC.  Currently, Cat is the bass clarinetist for the Fayetteville and Salisbury Symphony Orchestras and is a member of the woodwind faculty at the Music Academy of North Carolina.  Cat is an avid supporter of new music, especially chamber music, and is a founding member of the award-winning ensemble Quintet Sirocco.  She completed a DMA in Clarinet Performance and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Historical Musicology at UNC Greensboro in 2012, and her previous degrees include a MM in Performance from UNCG and a BA with Honors in Music Performance from Wake Forest University. Cat has studied with Kelly Burke, Anthony Taylor, Edwin Riley, Eileen Young, and Michael Waddell. 

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.

This organization is supported in part by a space grant from the BB&T Term Endowment of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.


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