Musicians

wcfsymphony is proud to feature Iowa’s most committed orchestral musicians. Get to know them – in the their own words – through the stories linked below.

Anita Tucker, Concertmaster
Beth Hoffman, Co Concertmaster
Bryce Christensen, Violin I
Anne Judisch, Violin I
Cara Lockard, Violin I
Joanna Machnowski, Violin I
Therese Slatter, Violin I
Todd Williams, Violin I
Bethany Washington, Violin I

Amy Lindstrom, Principal Violin II
Tom Schilke, Violin II
Robert Espe, Violin II
Andrew Gentzsch, Violin II
Mary Bellone, Violin II
Jenna Ferdon, Violin II
Hannah Howland, Violin II

Kathleen Sihler, Principal Viola
Sally Malcolm, Viola
Holly Young, Viola
Gabriel Forero, Viola
Oliver Yoder, Viola

Isaac Pastor-Chermak, Principal Cello
Suzanne Bullard, Cello
Erin Gaherty-Williams, Cello
Matt Glascock, Cello
Kathryn Langguth, Cello
Jesse Luke, Cello

Alexander Pershounin, Principal Bass
Jeanette Welch, Bass
Michael White, Bass
Austin Vawter, Bass

Claudia Anderson, Principal Flute
Renee Veenstra, Flute II/Piccolo
Melanie Lorenz, Flute III

Heather Armstrong, Principal Oboe
Rebecca Kimpton, Oboe II/English Horn
Heather Peyton, Oboe III/Auxilary

Eric Wachmann, Principal Clarinet
Amanda McCandless, Clarinet II
Lisa Wissenberg, Clarinet III/Bass Clarinet

Greg Morton, Principal Bassoon
Marcia Martin, Bassoon II
Cayla Bellamy, Contrabassoon

Dan Malloy, Jr., Principal Horn
Valerie Shanley, Horn II
Tina Su, Horn III
Andrew Van Hooreweghe, Horn IV

Randy Grabowski, Principal Trumpet
Nathan Stucky, Trumpet II

Anthony Williams, Principal Trombone
Todd Schendel, Trombone II
Bard Mackey, Bass Trombone

Mike Short, Principal Tuba

Alan Lawrence, Principal Timpani

Kramer Milan, Principal Percussion
Matt Andreini, Percussion
Gabriella Newman, Percussion

Sean Botkin, Principal Piano

Acacia Scott, Principal Harp