Musicians

wcfsymphony is proud to feature Iowa’s most committed orchestral musicians. Get to know them – in the their own words – through the stories linked below.

Anita Tucker, Concertmaster
Beth Hoffman, Co Concertmaster
Bryce Christensen, Violin I
Anne Judisch, Violin I
Cara Lockard, Violin I
Amy Lindstrom, Violin I
Joanna Machnowski, Violin I
Therese Slatter, Violin I
Todd Williams, Violin I

Mary Bellone, Principal Violin II
Tom Schilke, Violin II
Robert Espe, Violin II
Andrew Gentzsch, Violin II
Jim Grams, Violin II

Kathleen Sihler, Principal Viola
Sally Malcolm, Viola
Holly Schult, Viola
Jacob Tews, Viola
Jenwei Yu, Viola

Isaac Pastor-Chermak, Principal Cello
Suzanne Bullard, Cello
Erin Gaherty-Williams, Cello
Matt Glascock, Cello
Kathryn Langguth, Cello
Jesse Luke, Cello

Alex Pershounin, Principal Bass
Brett Lewis, Bass
Jeanette Welch, Bass
Michael White, Bass

Claudia Anderson, Principal Flute
Renee Veenstra, Flute II
Melanie Lorenz, Flute III

Heather Armstrong, Principal Oboe
Rebecca Kimpton, Oboe II/English Horn
Heather Peyton, Oboe III

Eric Wachmann, Principal Clarinet
Daniel Friberg, Clarinet II/Eb Clarinet
Lisa Wissenberg, Clarinet III/Bass Clarinet

Greg Morton, Principal Bassoon
Marcia Martin, Bassoon II
Cayla Bellamy, Contrabassoon

Dan Malloy, Jr., Principal Horn
Valerie Shanley, Horn II
James Naigus, Horn III
Andrew Van Hooreweghe, Horn IV

Randy Grabowski, Principal Trumpet
Nathan Stucky, Trumpet II

Casey Maday, Principal Trombone (Leave of Absence 16-17)
Anthony Williams, Acting Principal (16-17)
Bard Mackey, Bass Trombone

Mike Short, Tuba, Principal

Alan Lawrence, Principal Timpani

Michael Pawlak, Principal Percussion
Matt Andreni, Percussion

Sean Botkin, Piano, Principal

Acacia Scott, Harp, Principal