First Violins


Martin Chalifour  
Principal Concertmaster
     Marjorie Connell Wilson Chair


Nathan Cole  
First Associate Concertmaster
     Ernest Fleischmann Chair


Bing Wang  
Associate Concertmaster
     Barbara and Jay Rasulo Chair


Akiko Tarumoto  
Assistant Concertmaster
     Philharmonic Affiliates Chair


Rebecca Reale
Michele Bovyer

Rochelle Abramson
Camille Avellano  

     Margaret and Jerrold L. Eberhardt Chair
Mark Baranov
Minyoung Chang  

     I.H. Albert Sutnick Chair
Miika Gregg
Vijay Gupta  
     Mark Houston Dalzell and
     James Dao-Dalzell Chair

Mischa Lefkowitz
Edith Markman
Mitchell Newman
Stacy Wetzel


Second Violins


Lyndon Johnston Taylor  
Principal
   Dorothy Rossel Lay Chair

Mark Kashper  
Associate Principal

Kristine Whitson
Johnny Lee

Dale Breidenthal
Ingrid Chun
Jin-Shan Dai
Tianyun Jia
Chao-Hua Jin
Nickolai Kurganov
Guido Lamell
Varty Manouelian
Yun Tang
Michelle Tseng
Suli Xue
Eduardo Rios
+


Violas


Teng Li  
Principal
   John Connell Chair


Dale Hikawa Silverman  
Associate Principal

Ben Ullery  
Assistant Principal

Dana Lawson

Richard Elegino
John Hayhurst
Ingrid Hutman
Michael Larco
Hui Liu
Meredith Snow
Leticia Oaks Strong
Minor L. Wetzel
Andrew Francois
+


Cellos


Robert deMaine  
Principal
   Bram and Elaine Goldsmith Chair


Ben Hong  
Associate Principal
   Sadie and Norman Lee Chair


Dahae Kim  
Assistant Principal

Jonathan Karoly

David Garrett
Barry Gold
Jason Lippmann
Gloria Lum  

   Linda and Maynard Brittan Chair 
Tao Ni
Serge Oskotsky
Brent Samuel


Basses


Dennis Trembly  
Principal

Christopher Hanulik  
Principal

Oscar M. Meza  
Assistant Principal

David Allen Moore

Ted Botsford
Jack Cousin
Jory Herman
Brian Johnson
Peter Rofé
Michael Fuller
+
 

Flutes


Denis Bouriakov  
Principal
   Virginia and Henry Mancini Chair

Catherine Ransom Karoly
Associate Principal
   Mr. and Mrs. H. Russell Smith Chair


  Elise Shope Henry
   Mari L. Danihel Chair

Piccolo
Sarah Jackson

 

Oboes


Ramón Ortega  
Principal

Marion Arthur Kuszyk  
Associate Principal

Anne Marie Gabriele
Carolyn Hove


English Horn
Carolyn Hove


Clarinets


Boris Allakhverdyan  
Principal
   Michele and Dudley Rauch Chair


Burt Hara  
Associate Principal

Andrew Lowy
David Howard

E-Flat Clarinet
Andrew Lowy

Bass Clarinet
David Howard


Bassoons


Whitney Crockett  
Principal

Shawn Mouser  
Associate Principal

Michele Grego


Horns


Andrew Bain  
Principal
   John Cecil Bessell Chair


Jaclyn Rainey  
Associate Principal

Gregory Roosa  
   Alan Scott Klee Chair
Amy Jo Rhine  
   Loring Charitable Trust Chair
Brian Drake  
   Reese and Doris Gothie Chair
Ethan Bearman  
Assistant
   Bud and Barbara Hellman Chair


Trumpets


Thomas Hooten  
Principal
   M. David and Diane Paul Chair


James Wilt  
Associate Principal
   Nancy and Donald de Brier Chair


Christopher Still  
   Ronald and Valerie Sugar Chair


Trombones


David Rejano Cantero  
Principal

James Miller  
Associate Principal
   Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen Chair


Paul Radke

Bass Trombone
John Lofton


Tuba


Norman Pearson


Timpani


Joseph Pereira  
Principal
   Cecilia and Dudley Rauch Chair


Percussion


Matthew Howard  
Principal

James Babor
Perry Dreiman
Wesley Sumpter
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Keyboards


Joanne Pearce Martin  
   Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair


Harp


Lou Anne Neill


Librarians


Kazue Asawa McGregor
Kenneth Bonebrake
Stephen Biagini


Personnel Manager


Jeffrey Neville


Conducting Fellows


Nuno Coelho
Stephen Mulligan
Elena Schwarz
Jesús Uzcátegui

+ Resident Fellows

The Los Angeles Philharmonic string section utilizes revolving seating on a systematic basis. Players listed alphabetically change seats periodically.

In those sections where there are two principals the musicians share the position equally and are listed in order of length of service.

The musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic are represented by Professional Musicians Local 47, AFM.