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

Rebekah K. O’Brien
Assistant Conductor
Arthur J. & Lee R. Glatfelter Chair

Carlos Casilla-Nova
Chorusmaster
Barbara & Roy Rollman Chair

Vacant
Assistant Chorusmaster
Barbara & Roy Rollman Chair

First Violins

Denise Dillenbeck
Concertmaster

James Tung
Assistant Concertmaster

Johanna Levi
Jiuri Yu
Minjin Lee
Noah Baum
Jenna Bolmer
Justin Newberger
Kailai Zhang
Corinne White
Chih-Chun Wang
Dale Elkiss

Second Violins

Gabriel Meza
Principal
Wayne & Karen Umland Chair

Tracey Ensley
Assistant Principal

Richard Palermo
Lisa Welty
Lynn Murphy
Venona Detrick
Kathy Woodbridge
Sharon Jones
Amy Best
Rebecca Farquhar
Joseph McAnulty
Jennifer Herrera-Mullar

Violas

Timothy LaCrosse
Principal

Jenny Huerter​
Assistant Principal

Jonathan Stein
Kerry Harker-Roth
Jody Greve*
Nathan Hillman
Jennifer Kim
Loretta Kitko
Joelle Arnhold

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
Vacant
Zachary Merkovsky

Flutes

Giorgio Consolati
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

Philippe Brunet
Principal
Charles J. Long Family & Friends Chair

Ethan Bartley

PC King

Trombones

Nick Mazziott
Principal
Dr. James L. Mohatt Chair

Dan Coffman

Vacant
Bass Trombone

Tuba

Andrew Dougherty
Principal
John Whiteley Chair

Timpani

Gary Morton
Principal

Percussion

Dave M. Hershey
Principal
Family & Friends of Dave M. Hershey Chair

Denny Daugherty
Richard Wagner

Harp

Elizabeth Asmus
Principal
Jeanne & Ken Hickman Chair

Piano

Vacant
Principal
Joan & Jeff Poet Chair

Librarian

Nathan Hillman

*On Leave
+One-year Appointment