Our 60-member orchestra full of highly skilled professional musicians from Berks and beyond is dedicated to bringing our audiences world-class music, close to home.


Reading Symphony Orchestra

Musicians

Violin

Christopher Collins Lee, Concertmaster
Eliezer Gutman, Associate Concertmaster
Vladimir Aleksandruk
Paul Reiser
Eliza Cho
Inna Eyzerovich
Lisa Sebastiani
Janet Gamber
Yehong Xiong
Todd Sullivan
Stefan Xhori
Betsy Swartz

Violin II

Heather MacArthur, Principal
Valerie Levicoff, Assistant Principal
Millie Bai
Jassamine Harris
Elizabeth Hess
Nancy Jan
Connie Trach
Robert Kuntz
Elizabeth Mang

Viola

Elizabeth Jaffe, Principal
Nana Gaskins Vaughn, Assistant Principal
Dorothy Allyn
Ardath Belzer, Principal Emerita
Christy Kauffman
Lucille Windt

Cello

Patricia Daniels
Charles DePasquale
Jan Dixon
Mark Ward
Anamaria Achitei
Peter Brye

Bass

Douglas Mapp, Principal
Devin Howell, Assistant Principal
Charles Breaux
Daniel Merriman

Flute

Yevgeny Faniuk, Principal
Kim Reighley

Oboe

Terence Belzer, Principal
Leonardo Ziporyn
Stephen Labiner

Clarinet

Janine Thomas, Principal
Joshua Kovach
Julie Beth Drey

Bassoon

Valerie Trollinger-Flohr, Principal

French Horn

James Rester, Principal
Conor Jensen
Paul Rosenberg
Kimberly Gilman *

Trumpet

Frank Ferraro Jr., Principal
JoAnn Lamolino
Steven Heitzer

Trombone

Brad Ward, Principal
Wm. Barry McCommon

Tuba

Eric Bubacz, Principal

Percussion

Thomas Blanchard
David Nelson

Harp

Jane Kauffman Brye, Principal

Timpani

William Wozniak

* Indicates On Leave


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