Maestro lawrence loh

music director

Lawrence Loh, Music Director of Symphoria (Syracuse, NY), was named Music Director of the West Virginia Symphony commencing in the 2017/2018 season. Loh had a decade-plus association with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra where he currently leads annual pops and other select programs.                                                                                   Read more


                                                                  GRANT COOPER

      CONDUCTOR EMERITUS


Meet the Musicians

VIOLIN I
Anton Shelepov, Concertmaster
     The Mary Price Ratrie Chair
Vacant, Assistant Concertmaster
     The Emil Schoenbaum Chair
Jennifer Wood
Liviu Dobrota
Joan Knoblach
Margie Cooper*
Callie Brennan
Martin Irving
John Lardinois
Mary Beth Kirkpatrick
Rebecca Neukom
Dianna Joiner
Matvey Lapin
Sandro Leal-Santiesteban

VIOLIN II
Vacant, Principal
  The Dorothy Taylor Hamilton Chair
Ian Jessee, Acting Assistant Principal
  The Elliot Family Foundation Chair
  in honor of Sallie McClaugherty

Taya Ricker
Nicole Oswald
Irina Shelepov*
Tobias Chisnall
Regan Quinn
Karen Barker
Kristopher Miller
Darrell Murray
Thomas Consolo

VIOLA
Bernard Di Gregorio, Principal
  The Blanchette H. Rockefeller Chair
Dan Boyer, Assistant Principal
   The Katharine Gerson DeBolt Memorial Chair
Sandra Groce
Huan Zhu
Metiney Suwanawongse
Patrick Miller
Rebecca Rothermel
Carl Larson
Ting-An Wei

CELLO
Andrea Di Gregorio, Principal
  The Katharine B. Tierney Chair
Hannah Pressley, Acting Assistant Principal
  The West Virginia Symphony League Chair
Kimberly Graham
Qing Zhang
Juliana Dills
Jun Zhang
Zoe Moskalew
Şölen Dikener

BASS
Jon Pascolini, Principal
  The Hubert S.“Rabbit” Jones Chair
Jim Faulkner, Assistant Principal
  The Laurance Jones III Memorial Chair
David Messina
Bleda Elibal
Victor Döme

HARP
Melody Rapier, Principal

FLUTE
Lindsey Goodman, Principal
  The Martha Gaines Wehrle Chair
Vacant
  The Ellen Beal Chair, from her friends

PICCOLO
Pamela Murchison*
  The Andrew & Margo Teeter Chair

OBOE
Lorraine Dorsey, Principal
  The Lawson W. Hamilton Chair
Lora Lynn Snow

ENGLISH HORN
Alexander Winter

CLARINET
Robert Turizziani, Principal
  The John V. Ray Chair
Rachael S. Cohen

BASS CLARINET
Jeanne Frieben

BASSOON
Vacant, Principal
The Henry B. & Helen D. Wehrle Memorial Chair
Vacant

CONTRABASSOON
Vacant

HORN
Albert Houde, Principal
   The Bob & Nancy Douglas Chair
Luke Zyla
The Herbert & Gloria Callen Jones Memorial Chair
Marsha Palmer
Tom Beal

TRUMPET
David Porter, Principal
  The Betty & Harry Casto Chair
Vacant, Sub-Principal Trumpet
Stephen Campbell

TROMBONE
Chris Dearth, Principal
The Irma A. Harrison Chair
David Parrilla
Glenn Proffit

TUBA
Carson McTeer, Principal

TIMPANI
Scott Christian, Principal
  The John & Fonda Elliot Chair

PERCUSSION
The American Electric Power Foundation Section
Matt Larson, Principal
Vacant


*Leave of Absence


ORCHESTRA EMERITUS

Curt Bravine, Double Bass
Nick Greenberg, Double Bass
Fred Meyer, Oboe/English Horn
Scott Milam, Percussion
David Nesmith, French Horn
Terry Roush, Principal Tuba
June Warhoftig, Principal Flute