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VIOLIN

Jeffrey Multer, Concertmaster
The Suzette McCune Berkman & Monroe E. Berkman Chair

Nancy Chang, Associate Concertmaster
Tampa Bay Times Chair

Jeffrey Smick, Assistant Concertmaster

Lei Liu, Second Assistant Concertmaster

Sarah Shellman, Principal Second
The Emily R. Nelson Chair Given by Progress Energy

Lucas Guideri, Assistant Principal Second Violin

Valerie Adams

Samantha Bennett 

Toula Bonié

Saundra Buscemi

Mary Corbett

Linda Gaines

Oleg Geyer

Cynthia Gregg

Linda Hall

Yan Jiang Lu

Claudia Rantucci

Virginia Respess

Jeanine Wynton 

VIOLA

Ben Markwell, Principal

Lewis Brinin

Alan Gordon

Alison Heydt

Kenneth Kwo

Warren Powell

Barbara Rizzo

VIOLONCELLO

James Connors, Principal
The Dick & Helen Minck Chair

Lowell Adams, Assistant Principal

Rebecca Bialosky

Alfred Gratta

Laura McKey Smith

Merrilee Wallbrunn

BASS

Dee Moses, Principal

James Petrecca, Acting Assistant Principal

John DiMura

Roger Funk

Alan Glick

FLUTE

Clay Ellerbroek, Principal

Daphne Soellner, Assistant Principal

Lewis Sligh

PICCOLO

Lewis Sligh
The Gregory & Elizabeth Sembler Chair

OBOE

John Upton, Principal

Lane Lederer, Assistant Principal

Jeffrey Stephenson

ENGLISH HORN

Jeffrey Stephenson

CLARINET

Brian Moorhead, Principal
The Bertelstein Family Chair

Erika Shrauger, Assistant Principal/E-Flat Clarinet

Catherine Gatewood 

BASS CLARINET

Catherine Gatewood

BASSOON

Anthony Georgeson, Principal

Maurizio Venturini, Assistant Principal

John Kehayas

CONTRABASSOON

John Kehayas
The City of Tampa Chair

FRENCH HORN

Robert Rearden, Principal
The Iris and Alvin Bernstein Chair

Andrew Karr, Assistant Principal/Utility

Carolyn Wahl

Richard Sparrow

TRUMPET

Robert Smith, Principal
The Community Foundation of Greater St. Petersburg Chair

Kenneth Brown, Assistant Principal/Utility

TROMBONE

Dwight Decker, Principal 
Tampa Bay Times Chair

Casey Jones

BASS TROMBONE

Harold Van Schaik

TUBA

William Mickelsen, Principal

TIMPANI

John Bannon, Principal

PERCUSSION

John Shaw, Principal
The Dick & Helen Minck Chair

David Coash

Kurt Grissom

HARP

Anna Kate Mackle, Principal
The Dick & Helen Minck Chair

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