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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.

 

 

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The following is an alphabetical list of CSO players for 2019 / 20

CANBERRA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

CONCERTMASTER

Kirsten Williams*

GUEST CONCERTMASTER

Rachael Beesley, Maria Lindsay, Irena Nakamura, Pip Thompson

VIOLIN

Kirsten Williams* Concertmaster
Doreen Cumming* Principal Second Violin
Leanne Bear, Catherine Bucknell, Georgina Chan, Tahni Chan, Jack Chenoweth, Lauren Davis^, Elyane de Fontenay, Irene de Silva, Tess Duflou, Jennifer Higgs, Michelle Higgs, Valerie Jackson, Jocelyn James, Andrew Lorenz, Douglas Macnicol, Lucy Macourt (#), Erin Patrick, Claire Phillips, Madeleine Retter, Dan Russell^, Iska Sampson, Pip Thompson^, Emma Townsend, Donica Tran, Matthew Witney, Tim Wickham, Hanna Yu

VIOLA

Tør Fromhyr* Principal Viola, Concertmaster Emeritus
Ben Carvalho, Julia Clancy, Lucy Carrigy-Ryan^, Elizabeth Chalker, Anthony de Battista, Robert Harris^, Iska Sampson, Caroline Suthers, Hayasa Tanaka, Alina Zamfir (#)

CELLO

Patrick Suthers* Principal Cello
Fenella Gill^, Julia Janiszewski (#), Clare Kahn, Liam Meany, Samuel Payne, Gillian Pereira, Emma Rayner, Lindy Reksten, Gwyn Roberts^, Alex Voorhoeve

DOUBLE BASS

Max McBride* Principal Double Bass
Isabella Brown, David Flynn^, Ethan Ireland, Hayley Manning, Kyle Ramsay-Daniel^

PICCOLO

Kiri Sollis* Principal Piccolo

FLUTE

Teresa Rabe* Principal Flute
Alexandra Castle, Vernon Hill^, David Shaw, Eliza Shepard^, Kiri Sollis

OBOE

Megan Pampling* Principal Oboe
Julie Igglesden, Natasha Kalous, Caitlin McAnulty, Joshua Ng, Caroline O’Donnell, Ben Opie^

CLARINET

Alan Vivian* Principal Clarinet
Rachel Allen, Eloise Fisher, Sam Kelson-Gray, Christopher Tingay^, Steve Wylks

BASSOON

Matthew Angus^, Matthew Kneale^, Jordan London, Kristen Sutcliffe^, Greg Taylor^

SAXOPHONE

Benn Sutcliffe^, Michael Favreau, Joe Taylor

FRENCH HORN

Dianna Gaetjens* Principal French Horn
Carly Brown, Victoria Chatterley, Sebastian Dunn^, Adrian Hallam, Michael Jackson, Lotti Ropert

TRUMPET

Justin Lingard* Principal Trumpet
Greg Stenning, Brendon Tasker, Julie Watson

TROMBONE

Nigel Crocker* Principal Trombone
Michael Bailey, Colin Burrows, Clayton Fiander

TUBA

Bjorn Pfeiffer* Principal Tuba

TIMPANI

Andrew Heron*, Louis Sharpe^

PERCUSSION

Veronica Bailey* Principal Percussion
Timothy Brigden, John Dewhurst, Steve Fitzgerald, Rebecca Lagos^, Louis Sharpe

HARP

Rowan Phemister^, Jo Baee

KEYBOARD

Katherine Day^, Stephanie Neeman^, Meriel Owen^, Susanne Powell^, Katrina Tang^

*= Principal
^ = Guest Principal
# = Kingsland Residency