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The Orchestra

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is a professional part-time orchestra that brings together dedicated musicians from the Canberra region and further afield. The CSO is enriched by the diverse experiences and expertise of its players, many of whom are also teachers, scientists, policymakers and arts administrators among other professions and callings.

 

 

The following is an alphabetical list of CSO players for 2020–2021

CONCERTMASTER

Kirsten Williams* Sponsored by Glen & Lucille Halloran

VIOLINS

Kirsten Williams*
Doreen Cumming* Sponsored by Joanne Frederiksen

Leanne Bear, Anthony Chan, Georgia Chan, Tahni Chan, Jack Chenoweth, Tobias Chisnall, Samantha Chiu, Lauren Davis^, Dominique Gallery, Jenny Higgs, Michelle Higgs, Valerie Jackson, Jocelyn James, Andrew Lorenz, Douglas Macnicol, Lucy Macourt⁰, Annastasia Milwain, Erin Patrick, Claire Phillips, Madeleine Retter, Dan Russell^, Irene de Silva, Pip Thompson^, Tim Wickham, Matthew Witney

VIOLA

Tor Frømyhr*+

Lucy Carrigy-Ryan^ Sponsored by OPF Consulting, Ben Carvalho, Elizabeth Chalker, Julia Clancy, Robert Harris^, Freyja Meany, Iska Sampson, Yona Su, Caroline Suthers, Jo Tobin, Alina Zamfir

CELLO

Patrick Suthers*

Julia Janiszewski Sponsored by Janet Compton, Liam Meany, James Monro, Samuel Payne, Emma Rayner, Lindy Reksten Sponsored by RA David Campbell AM (Retd), Alex Voorhoeve

DOUBLE BASS

Max McBride*

Isabella Brown, David Flynn^, Ethan Ireland, Hayley Manning Sponsored by Anne Caine & Jim Lumbers, Kyle Ramsay-Daniel^, Hayley Witmore

FLUTE

Teresa Rabe^

Alexandra Castle, Lisa Ring, Kiri Sollis Sponsored by Jane Batts, Rebecca Timoney

PICCOLO

Lisa Ring, Kiri Sollis

OBOE

Megan Pampling*

Callum Hogan^, Julie Igglesden, Caitlin McAnulty

COR ANGLAIS

Julie Igglesden, Caitlin McAnulty

CLARINET

Alan Vivian*

Rachel Best Allen, Sam Kelson-Gray, Benn Sutcliffe

E-FLAT CLARINET

Rachel Best Allen

BASS CLARINET

Rachel Best Allen, Sam Kelson-Gray, Benn Sutcliffe

SAXOPHONES

Michael Favreau, Thomas Fell, Benn Sutcliffe, Joe Taylor, Lauren Thurlow

BASSOON

Kristen Sutcliffe^

Matthew Kneale∞, Jordan London, Jordy Meulenbroeks

CONTRABASSOON

Jordan London

FRENCH HORN

Dianna Gaetjens* Sponsored by Prof Brian Schmidt and Dr Jenny Gordon

Carly Brown, Victoria Chatterley, Adrian Hallam, Ben Jacks∞, Michael Jackson, Lotti Ropert, Dianne Tan, Philip Wilson

TRUMPET

Justin Lingard*

Zach Raffan, Greg Stenning, Brendon Tasker, Julie Watson

TROMBONE

Nigel Crocker*

Michael Bailey^, Chris Retter

BASS TROMBONE

Colin Burrows, Darren Cole, Clayton Fiander, Brett Page, Chris Retter

TUBA

Bjorn Pfeiffer*

TIMPANI

Veronica Bailey^
Louis Sharpe^

PERCUSSION

Veronica Bailey*

Thomas Chalker, Rachel Cope, John Dewhurst^, Steve Fitzgerald^, Gary France, Louis Sharpe, Tim Watson

HARP

Rowan Phemister

BANJO / GUITAR

Sidney Brien, David Flynn

KEYBOARD

Edward Neeman, Stephanie Neeman, Susanne Powell, Katrina Tang

* = Principal
+ = CONCERTMASTER EMERITUS
^ = ACTING PRINCIPAL

= Guest Principal
⁰ = Kingsland Residency

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