Our Musicians

The Venice Symphony Orchestra Musicians

The Venice Symphony is not holding in-person auditions at this time. For information, please contact musicpersonnel@thevenicesymphony.org

The Venice Symphony orchestra is comprised of more than 75 accomplished, professional musicians from all over the Country. Their impressive backgrounds and music careers have spanned the United States and the World and bring depth and diversity to The Venice Symphony.

The Venice Symphony’s musicians are also available to perform at events and celebrations. You can experience a concert featuring these classically-trained musicians in an intimate setting in curated programs, featuring works that span the full range of classical and popular music from Beethoven and Mozart to beloved standards and the Beatles. If you would like to engage a Venice Symphony Chamber Music group or soloist for your event, we will work with you to match you with the best musicians and program for your venue, event and budget. We promise a memorable and unique experience as well as a commitment to the health and safety of your guests and our musicians during this challenging time.

For more information on hiring TVS Chamber Ensembles and musicians, Contact Dana Kimble, Vice President of Artistic Operations  at musicpersonnel@thevenicesymphony.org

Music Director

Troy Quinn

David & Deborah West Chair

First Violin

  • Marcus Ratzenboeck Concertmaster.

    Marcus Ratzenboeck

    First Violin

    Concertmaster

    Paul & Linda Mulligan Chair

  • Hannah Cho Associate Violin.

    Hannah Cho

    First Violin

    Associate Concertmaster

    Stephen & Redenta Picazio Chair

  • Katherine Gilger Violin.

    Katherine Gilger

    First Violin

    Assistant Concertmaster

    Schultz-Hill Foundation Chair

  • Erik Berg Violin.

    Erik Berg

    First Violin

    Edward & Patricia Crary Chair

  • Male silhouette.

    Sergio Carleo

    First Violin

    Robert & Bonnie Anderson Chair

  • Francisco Diaz Violin.

    Francisco Diaz

    First Violin

    Sidney & Suzanne Durham Chair

  • João Felipe da Fraga Violin.

    João Felipe da Fraga

    First Violin

    Ann Jackson Chair

  • Emin Huseynov Violin.

    Emin Huseynov

    First Violin

    Robert & Barbara McClure Chair

  • Evgeny Komarnitskiy Violin.

    Evgeny Komarnitskiy

    First Violin

    Mark & Jeanne Polzin Chair

  • Hannah MacLean Violin.

    Hannah MacLean

    First Violin

    Henry & Joan Hajdas Chair

  • Karissa Ratzenboeck Violin.

    Karissa Ratzenboeck

    First Violin

    Joseph & Maureen Bentley Chair

  • Iryna Usova Violin.

    Iryna Usova

    First Violin

    Rev. Chris & Paula Gray Chair

Second Violin

  • Amy Rawstron Watson Principal Violin.

    Amy Rawstron Watson

    Second Violin

    Principal

    Beatrice Holt Chair

  • Wallace DePue Assistant Principale Violin.

    Wallace DePue

    Second Violin

    Assistant Principal

    Barbara Freeman Chair

  • Isabella Diaz Violin.

    Isabella Diaz

    Second Violin

    David Chivas & Ron Rice Chair 

  • Kara Griffith Violin.

    Kara Griffith

    Second Violin

    Ernest & Judith Bago Chair

  • Anna Khalikova Violin.

    Anna Khalikova

    Second Violin

    Jack & Beth Gehring Chair

  • Elena Komarnitskaia Violin.

    Elena Komarnitskaia

    Second Violin

  • Natalia Maiden Violin.

    Natalia Maiden

    Second Violin

  • Nicole Rawley

    Second Violin

  • Imanuel Sandoval Second Violin.

    Imanuel Sandoval

    Second Violin

  • Female silhouette.

    Megumi Terry

    Second Violin

Viola

  • Rafael Ramirez Principal Viola.

    Rafael Ramirez

    Viola

    Principal

    Elliott & Dana Corn Chair

  • Abigail Cross Assistant Principle Viola.

    Abigail Cross

    Viola

    Assistant Principal

    Fred & Cindy Gossman Chair

  • Yaniv Cohen Viola.

    Yaniv Cohen

    Viola

    Michael & Ginger O’Keefe Chair

  • Jim Griffith Viola.

    Jim Griffith

    Viola

    Stephen B. Hammond Chair

  • Roberto Henriquez Viola.

    Roberto Henriquez

    Viola

  • Monica MacMichael Viola.

    Monica MacMichael

    Viola

  • Tyler Pacheco Viola.

    Tyler Pacheco

    Viola

    Ralph Andrew & Lynda Self Chair 

  • Anabel Tejeda Viola.

    Anabel Tejeda

    Viola

  • Teal Vickery Viola.

    Teal Vickery

    Viola

  • Female silhouette.

    Daphne Waggener

    Viola

Cello

  • Shea Kolem Principal Cello.

    Shea Kole

    Cello

    Principal

    Thomas & Martha Galek Chair


  • Julia Tretyakova Assistant Principal Cello.

    Julia Tretyakova

    Cello

    Assistant Principal

    Michael & Patricia Dunlap Chair

  • Male silhouette.

    Oliver Cole

    Cello

  • Susan Debronsky Cello.

    Susan Debronsky

    Cello

    Peter & Jean Huber Chair

  • Tadao Hermida Ito Cello.

    Tadao Hermida Ito

    Cello

  • Helen Lewis Cello.

    Helen Lewis

    Cello

  • Christopher Pegis Cello.

    Chris Pegis

    Cello

  • Female silhouette.

    Emily Yoshimoto

    Cello

Bass

  • Christopher Riley Principal Bassist.

    Christopher Riley

    Bass

    Principal

    John Myers Chair

  • Trent Harper Assistant Principal Bass.

    Trent Harper

    Bass

    Assistant Principal

    Kenneth & Selma Bitz Chair

  • Kevin Gallagher Bass.

    Kevin Gallagher

    Bass

  • Jonathan Ingram Bass.

    Jonathan Ingram

    Bass

  • Laura Miranda Bass.

    Laura Miranda

    Bass

  • Jordan Nashman Bass.

    Jordan Nashman

    Bass

Flute

  • Nicolás Real Principal Flute.

    Nicolás Real

    Flute

    Principal

    Debra Waldron Chair

  • Angela Massey Flute.

    Angela Massey

    Flute

    Debra Waldron Chair

  • Taylor Irelan Flute.

    Taylor Irelan

    Flute

    Maria Bradley & Martin Pfister Chair 

Piccolo

  • Taylor Irelan Flute.

    Taylor Irelan

    Piccolo

    Maria Bradley & Martin Pfister Chair 

Oboe

  • Amy Collins Principal Oboe.

    Amy Collins

    Oboe

    Principal

    George De Luisi Chair 

  • Chanmi Kim Oboe.

    Chanmi Kim

    Oboe

    Carole Raymond Chair 

  • Josh Hall, Oboe

    Josh Hall

    Oboe

    James & Diane Crawford Chair 

English Horn

  • Josh Hall, Oboe

    Josh Hall

    English Horn

    James & Diane Crawford Chair 

Clarinet

  • Asher Carlson Principal Clarinet.

    Asher Carlson

    Clarinet

    Principal

    Wesley John Schumacher Chair 

  • Kelsey Castellanos Clarinet.

    Kelsey Castellanos

    Clarinet

    Dennis & Ruthanne Neeser Chair

  • Michael Drapkin Clarinet.

    Michael Drapkin

    Clarinet

    Vinod & Gail Sahney Chair

Bass Clarinet

  • Michael Drapkin Clarinet.

    Michael Drapkin

    Bass Clarinet

    Vinod & Gail Sahney Chair

Bassoon

  • Patrick Broder Principal Bassoon.

    Patrick Broder

    Bassoon

    Principal

    Stephen & Nancy Eibling Chair

  • Daniel Beilman Bassoon.

    Daniel Beilman

    Bassoon

    Stephen B. Hammond Chair

  • Javi Rodriguez Bassoon.

    Javi Rodriguez

    Bassoon

    Frederick & Claudette Varricchio Chair

Contrabassoon

  • Daniel Beilman Bassoon.

    Daniel Beilman

    Contrabassoon

    Stephen B. Hammond Chair

Horn

  • Joseph Lovinsky Principal French Horn.

    Joseph Lovinsky

    French Horn

    Principal

    Bill & Sara Gill Chair

  • Chase DeCarlo French Horn.

    Chase DeCarlo

    French Horn

  • Female silhouette.

    Margaret Dixon

    French Horn

    Floyd & Mary Juday Chair 

  • William Bard French Horn.

    William Bard

    French Horn

  • Christopher Rapier Assistant Principal French Horn.

    Christopher Rapier

    French Horn

    Gerhard & Edith Mueller Chair 

Trumpet

  • Kris Marshall Trumpet.

    Kris Marshall

    Trumpet

    Principal

    Henry & Barbara Price

  • Dan Kassteen Trumpet.

    Dan Kassteen

    Trumpet

    Bert & Janetta Nicholson Chair 

  • Kenneth Brown Trumpet.

    Kenneth Brown

    Trumpet

  • Male silhouette.

    Jeff Wooldridge

    Trumpet

    Frank Codella Chair 

Trombone

  • Joseph Offner Trombone.

    Joe Offner

    Trombone

    Principal

    Bill & Kitt Gamber Chair

  • Tom McNair Trombone.

    Tom McNair

    Trombone

  • Chris Lundquist Trombone.

    Chris Lundquist

    Bass Trombone

Tuba

  • Joseph Alvarez Principal Tuba.

    Joseph Alvarez

    Tuba

    Principal

    Brian & Ruth Smith Chair

Timpani

  • Gavin Dougherty Principal Timpani.

    Gavin Dougherty

    Timpani

    Principal

    Joseph & Susan Wolters Chair

Percussion

  • Dana Kimble

    Percussion

    Principal

    Robert Gilbert Storyk Chair

  • Al Lyman Percussion.

    Al Lyman

    Percussion

    James & Lynn Crandall Chair

  • Michael Woods Percussion.

    Michael Woods

    Percussion

  • Nick Bruno Percussion.

    Nick Bruno

    Percussion

  • Male silhouette.

    William Brown

    Percussion

Harp

  • Anya Garipoli Harp.

    Anya Garipoli

    Harp

    Principal

    Sean & Esther Kelly Chair

Keyboard

  • Judi Glover Keyboard.

    Judi Glover

    Keyboard

    Principal

    Joanne Corcoran Chair