Musicians of the Orchestra

Robert Moody, Music Director
Jessica Morel, Assistant Conductor

Christopher Gilliam, Chorale Director
Helen Copenhaver Hanes Chair


Corine Brouwer, Concertmaster*
May Mountcastle Chair

Daniel Skidmore, Acting Concertmaster

Rebecca Willie, Assistant Concertmaster
Ada Leake Myers Chair

Fabrice Dharamraj, Principal Violin II
Gregorio Midero, Associate Principal Violin II
Margaret Rehder, Assistant Principal Violin II
Ewa Dharamraj
Patricia Guy
Mallory Hayes
Ann Jones
Lauren Kossler
Matvey Lapin
Avital Mazur
Ruth Metheny
Jorge Rodríguez Ochoa
Nonoko Okada*
David Parks
Nicolae Soare
Sean Watkins
Katherine Wiley
Monika Wilmot
Richard Jackson Wohlman
Ting-Ting Yen
Hongmei Zhou


Simon Ertz, Principal
Charles H. Babcock Chair

Noah Hock, Associate Principal
Louise Campbell, Assistant Principal
Kristen Beard
Cathy Dudley
Scott Garrett
Vasily Gorkovoy
Jessica Ronnevik
Marian Wilson


Brooks Whitehouse, Principal
Reynolds American Chair

Gayle Masarie, Associate Principal
Ryan Graebert, Assistant Principal
Selina Carter
Emily Grissing
J. Alexandra Johnston
Eli Kaynor
Laura Shirley
Worth Williams

Double Bass

Paul Sharpe, Principal
Mary Starling Chair

Jonathan Rouse, Associate Principal
Mara Barker
Bu P. Scherf
Stacy Smith
John Spuller


Kathryn Levy, Principal
John Henry Myers, Sr. Chair

Alicia Campbell
Lissie Shanahan


Lissie Shanahan
Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm McD. Brown Chair


John Hammarback, Principal
Virginia Reynolds Lasater Irvin Chair

Amanda LaBrecque
Cara Fish

English Horn

Cara Fish


Anthony Taylor, Principal
Bill and Judy Watson Chair

Ronald Rudkin
Eileen Young

Bass Clarinet

Eileen Young
Willis and Marion Secrest Chair


Saxton Rose, Principal
Carol Bernstorf
Marian Graebert


Carol Bernstorf


Robert Campbell, Principal
Robert Luther Myers Chair

Lynn Beck
Andrew Merideth
Joseph Mount
Timothy Papenbrock


Anita Cirba, Principal
John Iuele Chair

Kenneth Wilmot
Karl Kassner


Brian French, Principal
J. D. Wilson Chair

David Wulfeck

Bass Trombone

Erik Salzwedel, Principal
Dell and Frank James Chair


Matt Ransom, Principal
Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm McD. Brown Chair


Peter Zlotnick, Principal
Neill B. Starr Chair


John R. Beck, Principal
Jeanne G. and William Gilchrist Hill Chair

Wiley A. Sykes, III
Eric Willie


Helen Rifas, Principal


Nancy Johnston, Principal
Nancy Wurtele Chair


An asterisk (*) denotes musician on leave for the 2016-2017 season.


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Travis Creed

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Educational initiatives made possible with funding by Wells Fargo, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County and The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County Schools.