Sammamish Symphony Roster

R. Joseph Scott
Conductor and Music Director

First Violin

  • Dennis Helppie, Concertmaster
  • Tim Strait, Assistant Concertmaster
  • Sandy Anuras
  • Ian Backman
  • Jacky Bosworth
  • Kristin Edlund
  • Karin Islip
  • Donna Mansfield
  • Lynne Martinell
  • Heather Raschko
  • Haley Schaening
  • Deborah Wade

Second Violin

  • Shelby Eaton, Principal
  • Feather Asmussen, Assistant Principal
  • Barbara Ethington
  • Cathy Grindle
  • Matthew Guenther
  • Nancy Johnson
  • Jillian Kent-Dobias
  • Shravani Kulkarni
  • Paula Libes
  • Fran Pope
  • Setsuko Reeves
  • McKenna Roberts
  • Miranda Thorpe1

Viola

  • Libby Landy1, Principal
  • Jan Rider, Acting Principal
  • Brian Jankanish, Acting Assistant Principal
  • Armand Binkhuysen
  • Kathryn Boudreau-Stroud
  • Irwin Chao
  • Heidi Fivash
  • Justins Holderness
  • Hans Klein
  • Dan Pope
  • Amanda Salmick
  • Loraine Terpening
  • Barb Thorne
  • Myrl Venter

Cello

  • Shiang-Yin Lee, Principal
  • Joyce Sanford, Assistant Principal
  • Kumiko Chiba
  • Kristina Crothers
  • Marina Fernandez
  • Margaret Fivash
  • Andy Hill
  • Loryn Lestz
  • Michelle Miller
  • Juha Niemisto
  • Gail Ratley
  • Joan Selvig
  • Sandra Sultan
  • Erin Verna

Bass

Flute

  • Melissa Underhill, Principal
  • Tori Berntsen
  • Elana Sabovic-Matt

Piccolo

  • Elana Sabovic-Matt

Oboe

  • Susan Jacoby, Principal
  • Jim Kobe

English Horn

  • Dennis Calvin

Clarinet

  • Jayne Marquess, Principal
  • Kathy Carr

Bass Clarinet

  • Greg Rasa2

Bassoon

  • Shannon Nelson, Principal
  • Julia Kingrey

Contrabassoon

  • Gordon Brown

French Horn

  • Evelyn Zeller1, Principal
  • Dan Chernin, Acting Co-Principal
  • Craig Kowald, Acting Co-Principal
  • Nels Magelssen
  • Bernie Olshausen

Trumpet

  • Jonathan Feil, Principal
  • Erin Howard2
  • Anna Mines2

Trombone

  • Scott Sellevold, Principal
  • Matt Stoecker
  • Michael Wennerstrom2

Bass Trombone

  • William Ronneburg1
  • Michael Wennerstrom2

Tuba

Timpani

Percussion

  • Craig Wende, Principal
  • Scott Ketron
  • Jenna Schroeter

Piano/Keyboard

  • Catherine Lowell, Principal

Harp

  • Bethany Man, Principal
  • Heather Donovan

1 On leave
2 Temporary musician