Our

Musicians

The York Symphony Orchestra comprises 76 professional instrumentalists who create unforgettable musical performances.
Conductors

Lawrence Golan
Music Director
Jody and Louis Appell Jr. Chair

Vacant
Assistant Conductor
Arthur J. & Lee R. Glatfelter Chair

Kathleen Shannon
Chorusmaster
Barbara & Roy Rollman Chair

Mark Zortman
Assistant Chorusmaster

First Violins

Denise Dillenbeck
Concertmaster

James Tung
Assistant Concertmaster

Johanna K. Levi
Jiuri Yu
Minjin Lee
Noah Baum
Justin Newberger
Lynn Murphy
Corinne White
Dale Elkiss
Dana Bevard+
Lisa Welty*
Jennifer Bolmer*

Second Violins

Gabriel Meza
Principal
Wayne & Karen Umland Chair

Richard Palermo
Assistant Principal

Venona Detrick
Kathy Woodbridge
Sharon M. Jones
Amy S. Best
Rebecca Farquhar
Curtis Cooper
Joseph McAnulty
Jennifer Herrera-Mullar
MaryLee Yerger*

Violas

Timothy LaCrosse
Principal

William Neri
Assistant Principal

Jonathan Stein
Kerry Harker-Roth

Jody Greve
Yun-Ting Kuo
Jenny Huerter
Jennifer Kim
Loretta Kitko

Cellos

Sara Male
Principal
David E. Diehl Chair by Barbara & Roy Rollman

Ai-Lin Hsieh
Assistant Principal

Chen Chen
Zachary Levi
Dee Cao Newberger
Brian Mishler
Richard Konkel

Cynthia Ward

Basses

Brian Krauss
Principal

Duane Botterbusch
Assistant Principal

Devin Howell
Lee Philip
Matthew Peralta
Zachary Merkovsky*

Flutes

Vacant
Principal
Fred & Elizabeth Minnich Chair

Tracey Pullo

Karen Botterbusch
Assistant Principal/Piccolo

Oboes

Vacant
Principal
Jolene & Julian Tolbert Chair

Kirstin Myers

Jill Haley
3rd/English Horn

Clarinets

Beverly Butts
Principal

Perry Wiseblatt
2nd/Eb

Deborah Donovan
3rd/Bass

Bassoons

Robin Plant
Principal
Richard S. Shue Chair

Thomas Reynolds

Dominic Panunto
3rd/Contrabassoon

Horns

Cheryl Staherski
Principal
Larry & Sally Miller Chair

Conor Jensen
Jeffrey Shaull

Jisun Oh

Trumpets

Vacant
Principal
Charles J. Long Family & Friends Chair

Vacant

PC King

Trombones

Nick Mazziott
Principal
Dr. James L. Mohatt Chair

Dan Coffman

Gerald Heilner II
Bass Trombone

Tuba

Andrew Dougherty
Principal
John Whiteley Chair

Timpani

Gary Morton
Principal

Percussion

Dave Hershey
Principal
Family & Friends of Dave Hershey Chair

Denny Daugherty
Richard Wagner

Harp

Elizabeth Asmus
Principal
Jeanne & Ken Hickman Chair

Piano

Ken Osowski
Principal
Joan & Jeff Poet Chair

Librarian

Lisa Welty

*On Leave
+One-year Appointment