Musicians

Theodore Kuchar
Music Director and Conductor

Vahe Khochayan
Conductor Emeritus

Phillip Ruder
Concertmaster Emeritus

Andrea Lenz
Oboist Emerita

Marilyn Sevilla
Violinist Emerita

Contracted Musicians

Violins
Ruth Lenz, Concertmaster
Sponsored by a Friend of Ruth Lenz and the RCO
Olga Archdekin
The Kris and Patrick Ellingsworth Chair
Ivanka Dill
Norman Lamont
Carol Laube
The Cecilia Lee, Ltd. Chair
Bruce McBeth
Caryn Neidhold
The Walter L. Dillard Memorial Chair
Valerie Nelson
Carol Fancher Seebach

Violas
Dustin Budish, Acting Principal
The Penelope Kirk and Knute Knudson Chair
Tiantian Lan

Cellos
Peter Lenz, Principal
The Cecilia Lee, Ltd. Chair
Barbara McMeen
Karen Stout-Gardner

Basses
Lani Oelerich, Principal
The Lillian and Steve Frank Chair
Nancy Hoffman
Scott Faulkner
The Nancy and Brian Kennedy Chair

Flutes
Mary Miller, Principal
The Lois and Joe Parks Chair
Mary Ann Lazzari

Oboes
Rong-Huey Liu, Principal
The Marsha and Les Cohen Chair

Clarinets
Jeannie Psomas, Principal
The Karen Penner-Johnson and Marc Johnson Chair
Sara Canning

Bassoons
Justin Takamine, Principal
Jimmie’s Chair

Horns
John Lenz, Principal
Remembering Jim Whipp
Peter Adlish

Trumpets
Paul Lenz, Principal
The Gaia Brown and Lloyd Rogers Chair
Mark Lord

Timpani
Robert Lightfoot, Principal
The Penelope Kirk and Knute Knudson Chair

Keyboard
James Winn, Principal
The Cecile and Gordon Peters Chair

Harp
Marina Oster, Principal