Musicians

About DSO

VIOLIN I*
Jonathan Urizar, concertmaster
Mohammed Al-Sheikh
Kristy Chun
Maria Nicholas
Sharyn Parks
Richard Sherman
Andres E. Silva
Sylvia Tangney
Debbi Whiting

VIOLIN II*
Adele Wang, principal
Jim Baugher
Frank Chiang
Deborah Stallworth
Donna Stroup
Roger Sumrall
Carol Underwood

VIOLA*
Cindy Beard, principal
Joshua Cowan
Harry Daugharty
Kate Feltgen
Dominick Harris
Marty Matteson
Forrest McIntire
Ben Robinson
Sarah Silva
Lana Teko-Ahatefou

CELLO*
Alana Bennett, principal
Rebecca Bays
Sally Brown
CJ Drymon
Pronda Few
Andre Fountain
Damian Mycroft
James R. Paulk, Jr.
Kathy Schlag
Audrey Williams
Rosemary Woolfitt

BASS*
David Goodwin, principal
James Bartlett
Elizabeth Falkner
Chester Griffin
Wayne Jones
Isaac Slape
Maura VandeWiele

* indicates section listed alphabetically

FLUTE
Kathy Farmer, principal
Jessica Harris
Lisa Mahoney

CLARINET
Greg Collins, principal
Ronald Penn
John Buck
Barbaraann Bongiovanni

OBOE
Rebecca Testerman, principal
Leah Gamba
Amy Jacoby

BASSOON
Dan Worley, principal
PJ Jones

HORN
Steve Alperin, principal
Joel Margolies
John Pirtle
Matthew Manley
Sara Altmann

TRUMPET
Shaun Branam, principal

Shaun Branam, principal trumpet

Shaun joined the Dekalb Symphony Orchestra as Principal Trumpet at the beginning of the 2013-2014 season. Shaun has performed at the Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, at the National Orchestral Institute in College Park, MD, and at the Brevard Music Center in Brevard, NC. He also maintains an active private trumpet studio in the metro Atlanta area. Shaun holds a master’s degree from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree from Columbus State University. His principal teachers have included John Rommel, Robert Murray, Phil Elkins, and Moffatt Williams. Shaun is a native of Lawrenceville, GA and in his free time enjoys spending time with friends and family.

Scott Jones
Sally Stratton
Joel Schultz

TROMBONE
Mike Wilson, principal
Chuck Musholt
Richard Rogers, bass trombone

TUBA
Andy Hertel, principal

PERCUSSION*
Joel Morris, principal
Anthony Bush
Dick Atcheson
Chris Gravely

KEYBOARDS
Janice Vernon


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