Conductor and Musicians

Stephen Paulson

Stephen Paulson has been the Music Director of Symphony Parnassus since 1998. Devoted to creating the best possible experience for both players and audience, he has led the ensemble through a wide variety of repertoire, drawing on the classical canon as well as new compositions. A student of George Cleve, Paulson has appeared as a guest conductor with members of the San Francisco Symphony, the Phoenix Symphony and the New World Symphony.

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 Stephen Paulson, music director

Stephen Paulson, music director

Musicians

Violin 1

Vivian Ling, Concertmaster
Annie Li, Associate Concertmaster
Katie Belleville
Helene Grotans
Elaine Higashi
Courtney Onodera
Gianluca Pane
Mitchell Perilla

Violin 2

Krisha Montmorency, Principal
Julia Lurie, Associate Principal
Dan Ahn
Nina Bai
Rachel Cloues
Jonathan Eldridge
Nadia Herrera
Karin Katzeff
Nigel Le
Claire Yin

Viola
Hélène Wickett, Principal
Tom Bodenheimer, Associate Principal
Nick Blanchard
Julia Kelson
Claire Morrow
Joan Murray
Merle Rabine

Cello
Jennifer Mathers, Principal
Naoko Maruko, Assistant Principal
Margaret Moores
Leo Baluk
Chris Brann
Daniel Chang
Brian Colfer
Jozo Dujmovic
Nathan Leber
Maggie Nelson

Bass
Justin Jimenez, Principal
Richard Frazier
Gerald Harris

Flute
Darcy Mironov, Principal
Jenna Mauro

Piccolo
Winslow Taub

Oboe
Meave Cox, Principal
Mollie Bernstein

English Horn
David Allen

Clarinet
Kyle Beard
Bert Baylin

Bass Clarinet
Michael Beale

Bassoon
Amy Duxbury, Principal
Sarah Smith

Contrabassoon
Dan Zimardi

Horn
Nathan Stroud, Principal
Peter Jilka
Dan Meier
Robin Varga

Trumpet
Chris Wilhite
Franklin Davis
Chrix Finne

Trombone
Ravi Sahae
Ray Horton

Bass Trombone
Forrest Jones

Tuba
Adam Norton

Timpani
Christian F. Howes

Percussion
Mike Kiely

Piano
Peter Hwang

Orchestra Manager
Michael Beale