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2019/20 Orchestra Roster

VIOLIN I 

Concertmaster (Spring): Alissa Mori, BC '20
Associate Concertmaster: Jason Wang, CC '22

Qingyu Chen, CC/Juilliard '22
Ria Honda, CC '23

Zara Ding, BC '23
Dominy Gallo CC,'23

Felicia Woron GS, '20
Julia Simmons, CC '22

Christine Zou, SEAS '23
Luca Jobbágy, GS '20

Andrew Liu, GSAS '25
Gina McCormick, BC '21

Duo Xu, GSAPP
William Shamma, SEAS '21

 Concertmaster (Fall): Marguerite Hansen, BC '21 (On leave)

VIOLIN II

Principal: Cheng Io Lo, CC '24
Associate Principal: Abhishek Shah, CC '21

Luca Sakon, Barnard '23
Trevor Le, SEAS '23

Karen Jang, Barnard '23
Philip Shen, CC '23

Ina Bando, CC '23
Phalaen Chang, CC '23

Molly Wagschal, CC '22
Juan Álvaro Muñoz Echániz, GSAS '23

Anthony Luo, SEAS '23
Joheen Chakraborty, CC '22

Sophie Baum, BC '22
Kayla Raizner, Mailman School of Public Health '20

Lea Melki, GSAS '20
Shara Mohtadi CC/SIPA '15

Santiago Tobar Potes, CC '20

Sophia Foppa, BC '21 (on leave)

 

 VIOLA

Principal: Jesse Gray, GSAS '24 
Associate Principal: Lavinia Goessling, CC '23

Mac Waters, CC '22
Clara Levrero, BC '22

Lauren Praiss, BC '22
Joshua Kapilian, SEAS '23

Grace Fox, CC '23
Amy Huang, SEAS' 21

Sophie Bair, CC' 21 (On leave) 

 

VIOLONCELLO

Principal: Thomas Lim, CC '23
Associate Principal: Madeline Kim, CC '23

Kristi Kim, CC '22
Brian Kuo, CC '22

Matthew Lucia, SEAS '23
Cassandra Marcussen, CC '22

Caroline Saltzman, Barnard '23
Mateo Celada, CC '20

Eumin Hong, CC '23
Jayant Subramanian, CC ’21

Alan Li, SEAS '24
Cyril Gilman, CC '22

Eleanor Davol, BC '22
Samuel Schwartz, CC ’20

Lucie le Blanc, BC ’21

 

CONTRABASS

Principal(Spring): Redd Coltrane Ingram, CC ’21
Principal(Fall): Haruki Gonai, CC '23

Associate Principal: Zachary Domach, GSAS ’19
Jeffrey Torborg, CC '22

Lok Sang Andre Chan, CC ‘21 
Ananya Sahu, BC '23

Cole Wagner, GS ’21
Abdul Latif Bamba, SEAS '23

 

FLUTE

Megan Trach, BC ’20 (Stravinsky-Picc 1, Sibelius-Flute 2)
Aimee Toner, BC ’20 (Stravinsky-Alto Flute, Sibelius-Flute 1)
Kaylee Wang, CC '22 (Stravinsky-Flute 1)
Annie Nikunen, BC ‘20 (Stravinsky-Flute 2, Bartok-Flute 2)
Sam Levine, CC '23 (Stravinsky-Flute 3 +piccolo 2, Bartok-Flute 1)

 

OBOE

Joseph Jordan, CC ’21 (Stravinsky-Oboe 1)
Claire Olmstead, GSAS '22 (Stravinsky-Oboe 2)
Alexa Levy, CC ’21  (Stravinsky-Oboe 3, Sibelius-Oboe 1)
Morgan Sapp, TC '20  (Stravinsky-English Horn 1, Sibelius-Oboe 2)

 

CLARINET

Nathaniel Barshay, SPS ’19 (Stravinsky-Clarinet 1)
Andrew Chang, CC '23 (Stravinsky-Clarinet 3, Sibelius-Clarinet 2)
Elin Hu, CC '22 (Stravinsky-Clarinet 2+Bass clarinet 2, Bartok-Clarinet 2)
Elynn Chang, CC '23 (Stravinsky-Bass clarinet 1, Sibelius-Clarinet 1)
Austin Tao, SEAS '23 (Stravinsky-Clarinet in D and E flat, Bartok-Clarinet 1)

 

BASSOON

Alexandra Kapilian, CC ’20 (Stravinsky-Bassoon 1)
Marcus Fong CC '23 (Stravinsky-Bassoon 2, Bartok-Bassoon 1, Sibelius-Bassoon 2)
Guilhem Mevel, CC '21 (Stravinsky-Bassoon 3, Sibelius-Bassoon 1)
Hiroshi Nakagawa, CUMC, Faculty (Stravinsky-Contra Bassoon 1, Bartok-Bassoon 2)

 

FRENCH HORN

Nick Kathios, CC ’21 (Stravinsky-FH 1, Bartok -FH 1)
Jake Russell, GSAS ’21 (Stravinsky-FH 2, Sibelius-FH 1)
Hiroto Hagiwara, SIPA '20 (Stravinsky-FH 3, Bartok-FH 2, Sibelius-FH 2)
Gabriel Lesnick, NYU (Stravinsky-FH 4, Sibelius-FH 3)
Kiri Maza, CC '21 (Stravinsky-FH 5, Sibelius-FH 4)
Julia Schreder, CC '21 (Stravinsky-FH 6)

 

TRUMPET

Yael Cohen, CC ’21 (Stravinsky-Trumpet in D)
Isaac Horwitz-Hirsch, CC ’21 (Stravinsky-Trumpet 1, Sibelius-Trumpet 1)
Matthew Sidler, CC '22 (Stravinsky-Trumpet 2, Sibelius-Trumpet 2))
Josette Content, SEAS '23 (Stravinsky-Trumpet 3)
Tristen Pasternak, Barnard '22 (Stravinsky-Trumpet 4 + Bass trumpet)

John Bickle, CC ’21 (On leave)

 

TROMBONE

Angelo Coelho, CC '23 (Stravinsky-Trombone 1, Sibelius-Trombone 1)
(Stravinsky-Trombone 2)
Mary Zaradich, SEAS '22 (Stravinsky-Trombone 3, Sibelius-Trombone 3)
Lancy Lopez, CC '23 (Sibelius-Trombone 2)

 

TUBA

Max Bohn, CC '20 (Stravinsky-Tuba 1)

 

TIMPANI/PERCUSSION

Michael Coiro, CC '21 (Timpani I)
Daniel Cohen, CC ’20 (Stravinsky-Tam Tam) 
Estevan Mesa, SEAS '22 (Stravinsky-Bass Drum, Sibelius-Timpani)
Laura Gruszka, GSAS ’19  (Stravinsky-2nd Timpani, Guiro, Crotales)

 

HARP

Harp 1: Krystle DiCristofalo, CC '23
Harp 2: Angela Zhang, CC'22 

Maestro Milarsky

American conductor Jeffrey Milarsky is highly acclaimed worldwide for his impeccable musicianship, exhilarating presence, and innovative programming. He has been hailed for his interpretation of a wide range of repertoire, which spans from Bach to Xenakis.

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Staff

Vicente Hansen - Assistant Conductor

Vicente Hansen Atria (b. 1992, Santiago, Chile) is a composer and drummer. He is currently pursuing a DMA at Columbia University, where he has studied with Fred Lerdahl, Georg Haas, and George Lewis.

 

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Arya Sudhir Rao- Orchestra Manager

Cindy Lin Librarian/Extra Musician Personnel Manager

Paul Wagner - Graphic Designer

Alida Delaney - Photographer

 

Executive Board

Aimee Toner - President

Cole Wagner - Outreach Team Chair

Michael Coiro - Social Media Manager

Yael Cohen - Event Coordinator

 

Community Engagement Team

Isaac Horwitz-Hirsch

Lexie Kapilian