Meet the Orchestra

The musicians are the heart of the Boston Festival Orchestra. This year, we are proud to present the following 66 musicians who comprise this season's roster. 

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Violin

Heather Braun-Bakken

Ben Carson

Julia Cash

Daniel Faris

Heidi Braun-Hill

Jennifer Gersten

Emmy Holmes-Hicks

Michael Hustedde

Susan Jensen

**Jae Cosmos Lee

Tony Morales

*Kurt Munstedt

        Chair sponsored by Pamela Wang

Yeolim Nam

Yumi Okada

Meredith Riley

Kay Rooney

Shawn Wang

Viola

Ariel Chapman

Jason Fisher

Noriko Futagami

*Anna Griffis

Sam Kelder

Daniel Orsen

Peter Sulski

Alexander Vavilov

Josh Wareham

Laura Williamson

Cello

*Thomas Barth

Nicole Cariglia

Minjin Chung

Darry Dolezal

Jing Li

Francesca McNeeley

Jacques Lee Wood

Aron Zelkowicz

Bass

Bebo Shiu

Nathan Varga

*Pete Walsh

Flute

Brian Dunbar

Hayley Grainger

*Allison Parramore

Oboe & English Horn

Amanda Hardy

Mary O'Keefe

Andrew van der Paardt

Grace Shryock

*Catherine Weindfield-Zell

Trumpet

*Mary-Lynne Bohn

Adam Gautille

Eric Rizzo

*Chloe Swindler

 

Trombone

*Hans Bohn

Victoria Garcia

 

Bass Trombone

*Zachary Haas

 

Tuba

*Benjamin Vasko

Clarinet

Hunter Bennett

*Nicholas Brown

     Chair sponsored by Doris O. Wong

Bassoon

Isaac Erb

*Naho Zhu

 

Horn

*Nick Auer

Alyssa Daly

Whit Hill

Lauren Winter

Harp

*Krysten Keches

Maria Spraker

 

Percussion

*Michael Weinfield-Zell 

 

Keyboard

*Ruoting Li

** Concertmaster Chair

* Principal Chair