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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
     Deanie and Jay Stein Chair

Rochelle Abramson

Camille Avellano
     Margaret and Jerrold L. Eberhardt Chair

Minyoung Chang
     I.H. Albert Sutnick Chair

Miika Gregg

Jordan Koransky

Mischa Lefkowitz

Edith Markman

Stacy Wetzel

Justin Woo

Tianyun Jia


Second Violins


Lyndon Johnston Taylor
Principal
   Dorothy Rossel Lay Chair

Mark Kashper
Associate Principal

Kristine Whitson

Johnny Lee

Dale Breidenthal
    
Mark Dalzell and James Dao-Dalzell Chair for Artistic Service to the Community

Ingrid Chun

Jin-Shan Dai

Chao-Hua Jin

Nickolai Kurganov

Guido Lamell

Varty Manouelian

 

Michelle Tseng

Suli Xue

Gabriela Peña-Kim*

Sydney Adedamola*   
     Eugene and Marilyn Stein LA Phil Resident Fellow Chair


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


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

Serge Oskotsky

Brent Samuel


Basses


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

Sarah Jackson


Piccolo


Sarah Jackson

 

 

Oboes


[position vacant]
Principal

Marion Arthur Kuszyk
Associate Principal

Anne Marie Gabriele

Carolyn Hove


English Horn


Carolyn Hove
   Alyce de Roulet Williamson Chair


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
     Ann Ronus Chair


Michele Grego

Evan Kuhlmann


Contrabassoon


Evan Kuhlmann


Horns


Andrew Bain+
Principal
   John Cecil Bessell Chair


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

Jeffrey Strong


Trombones


David Rejano Cantero
Principal

James Miller
Associate Principal
   Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen Chair


Paul Radke


Bass Trombone


John Lofton


Tuba


[position vacant]


Timpani


Joseph Pereira
Principal
   Cecilia and Dudley Rauch Chair


Percussion


Matthew Howard
Principal

James Babor

Perry Dreiman

Wesley Sumpter*
   Nancy and Leslie Abell LA Phil Resident Fellow Chair


Keyboard


Joanne Pearce Martin
   Katharine Bixby Hotchkis Chair


Harp


Emmanuel Ceysson


Librarians


Benjamin Picard

KT Somero

Stephen Biagini


Personnel Manager


Jeffrey Neville


Conducting Fellows


Hilo Carriel

Marta Gardolińska

Enluis Montes Olivar

Anna Rakitina

* Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen LA Phil Resident Fellows

+ On Sabbatical

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.

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