The Queen City Opera Orchestra is an indispensable part of the company. Composed primarily of talented emerging instrumentalists, the orchestra consistently wins praise for its sonorous tone, precision, ensemble, and sensitivity. Below is a list of the musicians past and present who have played in this orchestra, arranged alphabetically within each instrument.

Flute

Julie Baker


Annie Gordon


Jennifer Gosack


Nave Graham


Chia-Jui He


Carol Joe


Cleo Leung


Megumi Nomura


Erin Torres

Oboe


Bonnie Farr


Chelsea Cox


Katie Garringer


Jeff Kish 


Axl Pons


Hannah Shoopman


Austin Smith


Jessica Smithorn


Jonathan Snyder

Clarinet


Stephanie Akau


Mikey Arbulu


Adam Butalewicz


Matt Dykeman


Seika Fukumoto


Jeff O’Flynn


Laura Sabo


Zack Stump


Emily Wynn

Bassoon


Albert Carter


Randal Dennler


Marty Garcia


Jessica Findley-Yang


Coltan Foster


Mark Lefevre 


Joe Merchant


Shelby Jones


Daniel Shifren

Horn


Rachel Hockenberry

Melvin Jackson


Tim Martin


Matt McLaughlin


Eric Morin


Jessica Pinkham


Brooke Ten Napel


Emily Toth


Kenji Ulmer

Trumpet


Daniel Arute


Kevin Calavan


Tim Dailey


Joe Van Fleet


Armida Rivera


Amy Schaaf


Audrey Schmid


Nairam Simões


Eric Seligman


Dave Zeng

Trombone


Michael Charbel


Alex Kruzel


José Mangual


Sean McGhee


Kelly Mills


Josh Omaits


David Parrilla


Glenn Proffit


Michael Ritchie


David Roode


Louis Setzer

Tuba


P. Blake Cooper


Brian Kemble


Preston Light

Percussion


David Abraham


Kyle Lamb


Ty Niemeyer

Harp


Frances Cobb

Taylor Fleshman

Joseph Rebman

Violin


Jack Bogard

Tonya Buettner

Pin-Hsuan Chen

Yi-An Chen


Satish Casie Chetty


Luke Coan


Zhe Deng


Matt Dickey


Xiao Feng


Liam Gibb


Daivd Goist


Jordana Greenberg


Gyusun Han


Kejia He


Jeany Hsieh


Evan Hurley


Yan Izquierdo


Scott Jackson


Chang Ji


Yein Jin


Eva Keyser


Haeun Kim


Bitna Kim


Eddy Kwon


Jae Eun Lee


Karen Lee


Sang Young Lee


Lu Li


Shannon Lock


Smiliana Lozanova


Scott Moore


Youjin Na


Nick Naegele


Holly Nelson


Michael Nelson


Ayumi Ohishi


Jieun Park


Walter Park


Marion Peraza de Webb


Rachel Peters


Chris Robinson


Weiyi Shao


Kanako Shimasaki


Caitlin Stokes


Adam Syed


Paul Yoshida

Viola

Teri Abler

Emilio Carlo

Jaehyuk Choi

Amy Cluggish

Laurie Dixon

Peter Gorak

Joyce Chan Grabell

Martin Hintz

Tzu-Hui Hung

Matt Kirkendall

Jonathan Moore

Damian Nelson

Kevin Nordstrom

Miks Silis

Natasha Simmons

I-Chen Su

Christian Sugarev

Chihiro Tanaka

Carroll Wallace

Claire Dan Wang

Christine Woodbury

Cello


Shu-Li Cheah


Laura Jekel


Diana Flores


Do Yeon Kim 


Mark Kosmala


Christian Schrock

Bass


Bryan Andrews


Kyle Elkins


Josh Fink


Ben Grabell


James Lambert


Maurice Todd


Ian Saunders

Harpsichord


Levi Hammer

Jesse Leong

Isaac Selya