The Orchestra

Winds
Tyler Menzel

Tyler Menzel

Principal Flute

Tyler Menzel
Principal Flute
Sponsored by: Ronald H. Smith

Lynette Larson

Lynette Larson

Flute and Picollo

Lynette Larson
Flute and Piccolo
Sponsored by: Jeanne K. Johnson
In Memory of Kim Johnson Garcia
Member since 1989, Tenured
Also plays with: Yellowstone Chamber Players and Rimrock Opera
Offering private lessons in Billings
Phone: 406.671.7453

Julia Barnette

Julia Barnette

Flute

Julia Barnette
Flute
Sponsored by: Gerald T Davidson

Sue Logan

Sue Logan

Principal Oboe

Sue Logan
Principal Oboe
Sponsored by: John W. & Carol L.H. Green
Member since 2002, Tenured
Also plays with: Helena Symphony, Great Falls Symphony, Red Lodge Chamber Players, Red Lodge Music Festival
Available for weddings and special events
Offering Private lessons in Billings and Red Lodge
Phone: 406.446.3419

Kris Oswalt

Kris Oswalt

Oboe

Kris Oswalt
Oboe
Sponsored by: Mark & Christine Randak
Member since 1997, Tenured
Favorite piece: The Firebird

Sandy Stimson

Sandy Stimson

Oboe

Sandy Stimson
Oboe
Sponsored by: Dr. James & Peggy Good

Laurel Linde

Laurel Linde

Principal Clarinet

Laurel Linde
Principal Clarinet
Sponsored by: Anonymous
Member since 1992, Tenured
Ensembles: Yellowstone Chamber Players, Midlife Chryslers, Magic City Jazz Society
Offers private lessons in Billings

Jolane Jones

Jolane Jones

Clarinet

Jolane Jones
Clarinet
Sponsored by: David & Linnea Veeder
Member since 1995, Tenured
Favorite piece: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

Amy Logan

Amy Logan

Bass Clarinet, Stage Manager

Amy Logan
Bass Clarinet
Stage Manager
Sponsored by: Dr. Dennis O’Brien & Mur Quaglia (Bass Clarinet)
Jack Lawson (Stage Manager)
Member since 2006, Tenured
Also plays with: High Plains Chamber Singers
Offering private lessons in voice
Email: logan.amyc(at)gmail(dot)com

Mady Johnson

Mady Johnson

Clarinet

Mady Johnson
Clarinet

Mary Ann Jacobson

Mary Ann Jacobson

Clarinet

Mary Ann Jacobson
Clarinet
Sponsored by: Gareld & Barbara Krieg

Dorian Antipa

Dorian Antipa

Bassoon

Dorian Antipa
Principal Bassoon
Sponsored by: Bruce & Susan Barrow

Paul Gates

Paul Gates

Bassoon

Paul Gates
Bassoon
Sponsored by: Fay Ellis
Tenured

David Horne

David Horne

Bassoon

David Horne
Bassoon

Brad Steorts

Brad Steorts

Bassoon

Brad Steorts
Bassoon
Sponsored by: Mary Jo Johnson
Tenured

Susan Wadsworth

Susan Wadsworth

Bassoon

Susan Wadsworth
Bassoon

Brass
John Dutton

John Dutton

Principal Horn

John Dutton
Principal Horn
Sponsored by: Warren & Judy Frank
Member since 2003, Tenured

Phone: 406.534.9098
Email: kilted-turner@gmail(dot)com
Available for Piano Tuning and Refurbishment
Website: Facebook profile page

Caleb Lande

Caleb Lande

Horn

Caleb Lande
Horn
Sponsored by: Dr. Stewart & Mary Jane Taylor
Member since 2009, Tenured
Favorite piece: Brahms Symphony No. 4
Email:caleblande@gmail.com

Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson

Horn

Mike Nelson
Horn
Sponsored by: Angus & Marjorie Fulton
Tenured

Mary Robertson

Mary Robertson

Horn

Mary Robertson
Horn
Sponsored by” Drs. Thomas & Jane Van Dyk
Tenured

Mark Fenderson

Mark Fenderson

Principal Trumpet

Mark Fenderson
Principal Trumpet
Sponsored by: Dr. John & Patricia Burg
Member since 2008, Tenured
Also plays with: Billings Brass, Yellowstone Chamber Players, Magic City Big Band
Offering private lessons in Billings

Phone: 406.861.9607
Email: mjfenderson@gmail(dot)com

Nick Duncan

Nick Duncan

Trumpet

Nick Duncan
Trumpet
Sponsored by: Robert Quam
Also plays with: Peabody Symphony Orchestra & Hopkins Symphony Orchestra
Phone: 406.697.6537
Email: nduncan2@jhu.edu

Jerry Makeever

Jerry Makeever

Trumpet

Jerry Makeever
Trumpet
Sponsored by: Nancy Ferguson-Dower
In memory of Don Ferguson
Member Since 1989
Also plays with: Bozeman Symphony, Intermountain Opera Orcherstra
Email: Jerry_Makeever@hotmail.com

Thomas Lee

Thomas Lee

Trumpet

Thomas Lee

Mark Soueidi

Mark Soueidi

Principal Trombone

Mark Soueidi
Principal Trombone
Sponsored by: Susan & Hewes Agnew
Member since 2012, Tenured

Favorite pieces: Strauss Alpine Symphony, any Don Menza big band chart, or Toshiko Akiyoshi’s “Tunning Up”

Currently pursuing doctorate at Indiana University
Offering private lessons in trombone
Larry Lynam

Larry Lynam

Tenor Trombone

Larry Lynam
Tenor Trombone
Sponsored by: Jeremy & Elizabeth Goetz
Member since 1975, Tenured
Offering private lessons in Billings

Phone: 406.839.8307
Email: lynamn@msn(dot)com

Aaron Schendel

Aaron Schendel

Tenor Trombone

Aaron Schendel

Steve Patton

Steve Patton

Bass Trombone

Steve Patton
Bass Trombone
Sponsored by: Carol Mueller
Member since 1989, Tenured
Ensembles:Mid Life Chryslers
Offering private lessons in Billings

Phone: 406.690.5377
Email: pattons@billingsschools(dot)org

Ben Kirby

Ben Kirby

Tuba

Ben Kirby
Sponsored by: Dr. Dale & Judy Peterson

Will Roesch

Will Roesch

Tuba

Will Roesch
Tuba

Strings
Randy Tracy

Randy Tracy

Concertmaster

Randy Tracy
Concertmaster
Sponsored by: Rita Heizer
Member since 1986, Tenured
Chamber ensembles: Red Lodge Chamber Players and Glynfiddle
Offering private lessons as well as coaching for ensembles and professional performance

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin

Assistant Concertmaster

Kathy Griffin
Assistant Concertmaster
Sponsored by: George & Heather Rosenfeld
Member since 1996, Tenured
Member of Yellowstone Chamber Players and Yellowstone String Quartet
Offering private lessons
Website: Facebook: Yellowstone String Quartet
Mailto:kgriffin5989@gmail(dot)com
Lisa Bollman

Lisa Bollman

Principal Second Violin

Lisa Bollman
Principal Second Violin
Orchestra Librarian
Sponsored by: Cynthia Foster (violin), Bret R Bennion, M.D.P.C. (Librarian)
Member since 1997, Tenured

Betsy Rivers

Betsy Rivers

Assistant Principal, Second Violin

Betsy Rivers
Assistant Principal Second Violin
Sponsored by: John & Nancy Rutt/ Aqua Systems of MT
Member since 2005, Tenured
Also plays with: Mountain Strings Ensemble

Email: betsyrivers406@gmail(dot)com

Maurine Akin

Maurine Akin

Violin

Maurine Akin
Violin
Sponsored by: Guy Glenn & Elizabeth McNamer Glenn
Member since 1985, Tenured
Also plays with: Sunlight String Quartet
Offering private lessons in Wyoming
Email: maurine.akin@gmail(dot)com
Laura Dalbey

Laura Dalbey

Violin

Laura Dalbey
Violin
Sponsored by: Patti Morledge
Member since 1996, Tenured
Also plays with: Stillwater String Quartet, Copper Kelly Irish Band
Offering private lessons in Billings

Website: Dalbey Music Studio

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson

Violin

Julie Johnson
Violin
Sponsored by: Eileen Orser & Terry Attallah

Kristi Kazmierski

Kristi Kazmierski

Violin

Kristi Kazmierski
Violin
Sponsored by: Don & Marilyn Floberg
Member since 1993, Tenured
Offering private lessons in violin
Also plays with:  Rimrock Opera, Montana Fiddlers
Website: www.linecreekstudio.com
Email: Kris(at)linecreekstudio(dot)com
Barbara Kirk

Barbara Kirk

Violin

Barbara Kirk
Violin
Sponsored by: Dr. Lisa A. Malody
Member since 1964, Tenured
Also plays with: Bozeman Symphony, Great Falls Symphony
Available for private lessons

Email: mountainspring2@gmail(dot)com

Beckett Koch

Beckett Koch

Violin Intern

Becket Koch
Violin Intern
Sponsored by: Mike & Cara Schaer

Ali Levesque

Ali Levesque

Violin

Ali Levesque
Violin
Member since 2016, Tenured
Also plays with: Bozeman Symphony, Intermountain Opera Co.
Offering private lessons
Phone: 860-999-3415
Email: aaluthier@gmail(dot)com

Lisa Lombardy

Lisa Lombardy

Violin

Lisa Lombardy
Violin
Sponsored by: Joel & Andrea Long
Member since 1995, Tenured
Also plays with: Yellowstone Chamber Players

Vikki Payne

Vikki Payne

Violin

Vikki Payne
Violin
Sponsored by: Robert & Kathy Griffin / Sharron Shannon
Member since 1973, Tenured
Also plays with: String Quartet
Beethoven’s 6th Symphony, “Pastoral”
Email: vikkimwp@aol(dot)com

Cathy Pomeroy

Cathy Pomeroy

Violin

Cathy Pomeroy
Violin
Sponsored by: Barr Accounting Services/ Kim & Dennis Bar
Member since high school, Tenured
Offering private lessons in violin and piano
Phone: 406-259-9559

Ana Strong

Ana Strong

Violin Intern

Ana Strong
Violin Intern

Erin Cummings

Erin Cummings

Violin

Erin Cummings
Violin
Sponsored by: Carole Baumann

Sophia Barthel

Sophia Barthel

Violin Intern

Sophia Barthel
Violin Intern
Sponsored by: Ron & Mary Beth Billstein / Andrew & Jennelle Billstein

Amy Letson

Amy Letson

Principal Viola

Amy Letson
Principal Viola
Sponsored by: John & Susan Stewart
Member since 1998, Tenured
Favorite piece: Shostakovich Symphony No. 5
Also plays with: String Orchestra of the Rockies
Offering private lessons in viola
Phone: 406.698.2642

Ken Gilstrap

Ken Gilstrap

Assistant

Ken Gilstrap
Assistant Principal Viola
Sponsored by: Larry & Susan Erickson
Member since 1982, Tenured
Favorite piece: Bach Suites

Diane Fossen

Diane Fossen

Viola

Diane Fossen
Viola
Sponsored by: Steve & Lorraine Marsh
Member since 1962, Tenured
Favorite piece: Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5
Available for private lessons in violin and viola
Phone: 406.656.2414

Katie Krumdieck

Katie Krumdieck

Viola

Katie Krumdieck
Viola
Sponsored by: American Title & Escrow/ Ted & Bess Lovec
Favorite Piece to Play: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

Sara Levesque

Sara Levesque

Viola

Sara Levesque
Viola
Sponsored by: David & Mary Lee Darby
Currently offers lessons for Viola
Also plays with: Bozeman Symphony, Yellowstone Chamber Players, Red Lodge Chamber Players
Email: saraschultzviolin@gmail(dot)com

Leslie Fox

Leslie Fox

Viola

Leslie Fox
Viola
Sponsored by: Anne Harrigan & Eric Hudson

 

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Mary McCullough

Mary McCullough

Assistant Principal Cello

Mary McCullough
Assistant Principal Cello
Sponsored by: Bill Oakley
Member since 2003, Tenured
Also plays with: Stillwater String Quartet
Offering private lessons in Billings
Website: Stillwater String Quartet
Email:mebcello(at)gmail(dot)com
Marley Ball

Marley Ball

Cello Intern

Marley Ball
Cello Intern
Sponsored by: Donna Frisby Rambold

Teal Zickefoose

Teal Zickefoose

Cello

Cello
Sponsored by: Anonymous
Member since 1992, Tenured

Kassidy Rispens

Kassidy Rispens

Cello

Kassidy Rispens
Cello
Sponsored by: Dr. Jeff Lindenbaum & Dr. Joan Sorenson
Currently offering Lessons
Email: kmrispens@ gmail(dot)com

Stephanie Schatz-Zaricki

Stephanie Schatz-Zaricki

Cello

Stephanie Schatz-Zaricki
Cello
Sponsored by: Bruce & Darlene Ellis

Kjirsten Arrington

Kjirsten Arrington

Cello

Kjirsten Arrington
Cello
Sponsored by: Susan Scott Heynman

Richele Sitton

Richele Sitton

Principal Bass

Richele Sitton
Principal Bass, Orchestra Personel Manager
Sponsored by: Water & Mary Peet (Bass) Darren & Niki Rich (Orchestra Personel Manager)
Member since 1984, Tenured
Also plays with: Yellowstone Chamber Players, Rimrock Opera
Available for private lessons

Email: richelesitton(at)msn(dot)com

Robin Martinez

Robin Martinez

Assistant Principal Bass

Robin Martinez
Assistant Principal Bass
Member over 20 years, Tenured
Sponsored by: Dr. Neal & Gigi Sorensen
Also plays with: Brickhouse Band – Funk in the Trunk, Magic City Big Band
Offers Lessons
Phone: 406.252.5589
Email: rrobingmartinez@gmail(dot)com

Mark Bergman

Mark Bergman

Bass

Mark Bergman
Bass
Sponsored by: Matovich, Keller & Murphy, P.C.

Kathy Beagle

Kathy Beagle

Bass

Kathy Beagle
Bass
Sponsored by:

Dale Bohren

Dale Bohren

Bass

Dale Bohren
Bass
Sponsored by: Denny Menholdt Chevrolet/ Linda & Denny Menholt

Percussion
Matthew Mitchener

Matthew Mitchener

Principal Percussion

Matthew Mitchener
Principal Percussion
Sponsored by: Lynn Marquardt & Jim Gutenkauf

Kyle Melugin

Kyle Melugin

Percussion

Kyle Melugin
Percussion
Sponsored by: ABBA Caring Projects
Member since 2009, Tenured
Also Plays with: NOVA Opera, Billings Studio Theater, Yellowstone Chamber Players

Rebekah Reger

Rebekah Reger

Percussion

Rebekah Reger
Percussion
Tenured
Sponsored In memory of Jean G. Dimich

Zachary Matheson

Zachary Matheson

Principal Timpani

Zachary Matheson
Principal Timpani
Sponsored by: Edwin Stickney M.D., Lynn Marquardt & Jim Gutenkauf

Angela Espinosa

Angela Espinosa

Harp

Angela Espinosa
Harp
Sponsored by: Randy & Cheryl Bentley

The Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale would like to thank the

for hosting our out of town musicians!