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Roster & Staff for the 19-2020 Season

SFSYO Roster
for the 19-2020 season

FIRST VIOLINS
Andromeda Kepecs
Roger Xia
Co-Concertmasters
Lawrence V. Metcalf Chairs
Andrew Choi
Katrina Chou
Kristy Chu
Andrew Gao
Aaron Hsia
Emily Hsu
Grace Huh
Hannah Jang
Laura Kim
Lauren Kim
Sabrina Kim
Audrey Lin
Anna Renton
Eurie Seo
Andrew Sima
Nicole Yun

SECOND VIOLINS
Clair Koo
Evander Li
Co-Principals
Minyoung Choi
Chili Ekman
Loren Gigi
Sophia Horng
Isaiah Iny-Woods
Samantha Kao
Seyon Kim
Bedelia Law
Chloe Lee
Oliver Liang
Stephanie Ma
Eunseo Oh
Cheryl Tang
Suzuka Wada
Ethan Yu
William Zhang
Kerrie Zhu

VIOLAS
Anju Goto
Principal
Paulina Flores
Assistant Principal
Jonah Blaydes-Greenberg
Eloise Brotzman
Ethel Chernyavsky
Ian Grossman
Michelle Koo
Hannah Lam
Subin Lee
Odin Nguyen Marin
Ingrid Nordberg
Rachel Stokol
Lily Wang
Leila Yokoyama

CELLOS
Isabelle Nichols
Principal
Samantha Der
Assistant Principal
Alexander Chang
Isabelle Fromme
Anna Lee
Christine Kang
Erin Kim
Iris Kwok
Renee Su
Angela Sun
Benjamin Wu
Daniel Yim

BASSES
Htut Khaung Oo
Principal
Dylan Lewis
Sara Simoni
Abhiram Vinnakota
Chelsea Wang
Arielle Zakim

FLUTES
Anthony Lee
Phoebe Lin
William Poulter
Haylie Wu

OBOES
Jini Baik
Clare Chua
Francis Chua
Nyah Santiago

CLARINETS
Igor Aprelev
Jacob Byers
Eugenia Coe
Omar Wahby
 
BASSOONS

Shelby Capozzili
Oleksandr Kashlyuk
Sean Martin
Samuel Troxell
 
HORNS

Mattias Bengtsson
Jenessa Hettwer
Adolfo Peña
Molly Shannon
Megan Twain

TRUMPETS
Cyrus Alva
David Green
Michail Thompson
Finley Shanks
 
TROMBONES

Ken Kagawa
Katie Kearney
 
BASS TROMBONE

Jeremy Mojado

TUBA
Jacob Malek
 
PERCUSSION

Darrin Cheng
Joshua Kao
Shun Kodaira
Jeffrey Marcos
Ye Khaung Oo
Fiona Sun
Kyle Yuen

HARP
Naomi Sun

KEYBOARD
Amy Bao 

YOUTH ORCHESTRA MANAGER
Jason Pyszkowski Associate Director, Youth Orchestra Program
 
YOUTH ORCHESTRA ADMINISTRATIVE APPRENTICES

Ava Bradley Administrative Apprentice
Elisabeth Bruckner Assistant Librarian

SFSYO COACHING FACULTY


The Youth Orchestra’s success has a lot to do with its innovative, tuition-free training program, which taps members of the San Francisco Symphony to coach the young musicians every week before the full ensemble rehearses with SFSYO Music Director Christian Reif. The San Francisco Symphony extends its deepest thanks to the following musicians for their dedication and commitment to this program.


Violin - Diane Nicholeris, Chen Zhao

Viola - Adam Smyla

Cello - Jill Brindel, David Goldblatt

Bass - Stephen Tramontozzi

Flute - Catherine Payne

Oboe - Russ deLuna, James Button, James Moore

Clarinet - Jerome Simas


Bassoon - Mike Gamburg

French Horn - Jessica Valeri

Trumpet - Jeff Biancalana

Trombone/Tuba - Nick Platoff

Percussion/Timpani - Jacob Nissly, Ed Stephan, Stan Muncy

Harp - Douglas Rioth

Keyboard - Robin Sutherland, Marc Shapiro


Upcoming Youth Orchestra Concerts