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Memphis Symphony Orchestra
The University of Memphis
Newport Hall
610 Goodman Street
Memphis, TN 38152 

(901) 537-2500

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Violin I

  • Barrie Cooper, Concertmaster
  • Marisa Polesky, Assistant Concertmaster
  • Diane Zelickman Cohen, Assistant Principal
  • Paul Turnbow, Assistant Principal
  • Wen-Yih Yu
  • Jessica Munson
  • Greg Morris
  • Long Long Kang

Violin II

  • Gaylon Patterson, Acting Principal
  • Heather Trussell, Assistant Principal
  • Erin Kaste, Assistant Principal
  • Ann Spurbeck
  • Lenore McIntyre

Viola

  • Jennifer Puckett, Principal
  • Michelle Pellay-Walker, Assistant Principal
  • Irene Wade, Acting Assistant Principal
  • Beth Luscombe
  • Karen Casey
  • Kent Overturf

Cello

  • Ruth Valente Burgess, Principal
  • Iren Zombor, Assistant Principal
  • Phyllis Long, Assistant Principal
  • Jonathan Kirkscey
  • Jeffrey Jurciukonis
  • Hannah Schmidt
  • Mark Wallace

Bass

  • Scott Best, Principal  
  • Chris Butler, Assistant Principal
  • Sean O'Hara
  • Andrew Palmer
  • Timothy Weddle
  • Jeremy Upton
  • Sara Chiego

Flute

  • Karen Busler, Principal
  • Chris James*

Piccolo

  • Chris James*

Oboe

  • Joseph Salvalaggio, Principal
  • Saundra D'Amato
  • Shelly Sublett, Assistant Principal

English Horn

  • Shelly Sublett

Clarinet

  • Andre Dyachenko, Principal
  • Rena Feller
  • Nobuko Igarashi

Bass Clarinet

  • Nobuko Igarashi

Bassoon

  • Susanna Whitney, Principal
  • Michael Scott
  • Christopher Piecuch

Contrabassoon

  • Christopher Piecuch

Horn

  • Caroline Kinsey, Principal
  • Robert Patterson

Trumpet

  • Scott Moore, Principal
  • Susan Enger
  • J. Michael McKenzie

Trombone

  • Greg Luscombe, Principal 
  • Wes Lebo
  • Mark Vail

Bass Trombone

  • Mark Vail

Tuba

  • Charles Schulz, Principal

Timpani

  • Frank Shaffer, Principal

Percussion

  • David Carlisle, Principal
  • Ed Murray, Assistant Principal

Harp

  • Marian Shaffer, Principal
     

Piano/Celeste

  • Adrienne Park, Principal
     

 

* Currently on leave.

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