Musicians

About DSO

VIOLIN I*
George Brandt, concertmaster
Mohammed Al-Sheikh
Kristy Chun
Rebekah Harris
Sharyn Parks
Richard Sherman
Andres E. Silva
Sylvia Tangney
Debbi Whiting

VIOLIN II*
Adele Wang, principal
Jim Baugher
Stephanie Boatemaa
Frank Chiang
Christina Chommanard
Katelyn Laird
James M. Pledger III
Jeffrey Scott
Kyle Simmons
Deborah Stallworth
Donna Stroup
Roger Sumrall

VIOLA*
Cindy Beard, principal
Joshua Cowan
Harry Daugharty
Tamara Dworetz
Dominick Harris
Zachary Jones
Marty Matteson
Sarah Mott
Ben Robinson
Sabrina Viner
Nicholas Wynn

CELLO*
Alana Bennett, principal
Sally Brown
CJ Drymon
Pronda Few
James R. Paulk, Jr.
Kathy Schlag
Rosemary Woolfitt

BASS*
David Goodwin, principal
James Bartlett
Timothy Boykin
Stephen Delman
Chester Griffin
Harry Pinder
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
Alex Westberry
Taylor Helms
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*
Norman Gibby, principal
Anthony Bush
Dick Atcheson
Chris Gravely

KEYBOARDS
Janice Vernon


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