The Orchestra

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Dedicated to enhancing and increasing the cultural awareness of classical music

The Fredericksburg Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing and increasing the cultural awareness of classical music in the central-Virginia community by presenting high caliber performances by amateur and professional musicians, and by encouraging and educating young performing artists.

About FSO

From its new home at beautiful Lifepoint Auditorium in Central Park, the non-profit FSO will perform four concerts during its 2022-2023 season: October Masterworks, Holiday Pops, and two Spring concerts. Lifepoint Auditorium is a 1,000-seat hall equipped with a large foyer, ample parking, and concert stage that is unmatched in the region.

2022-23 Season

Fredericksburg Symphony Orchestra Personnel

Violin I

Robyn Bauer*
Concertmaster

Kelsey Payne
Assoc. Concertmaster

Dina Felts
Rachel Pitts
Charles Stout
Anna Sammel
Peter Wong
Kathy Buchanan

Violin II

Nathan Wisniewski
Principal

John Rine Zabanal
Associate

Chris Dixon
Cindy Ross
Linda Shapanka
Carly Sokol
Michael Sienkowski
Michele Kucic
George Tomoiaga
Tia Iverson

Viola

Sandy Goldie
Principal

Laura O’Konski
Associate

Rob Leong
Becca Longhenry
Jilleen Giroux Read
Ben Pereyra
Cynthia Dement
Monica Martin

Cello

Katherine Colburn*
Principal

Christopher Chorney
Associate

Christine Abeel
Anna Miller
Elijah Coe
Debra Anker
Christine Hartigan
Lucas Miller
Hannah Gould

Bass

Ayça Kartari*
Principal

Raymond Irving
Associate

Alex Rodriguez
Bryan Haderlie
Michael Dean

Flute

Marla Snyder*
Principal

Deb Clare

Piccolo

Katie VanDenBerghe

Oboe

Marla Snyder*
Principal

Laurel Siberts

Clarinet

Daniel Kennett
Principal

Tony Moran

Trumpet

Pat Neidich
Principal

Zachary Smith
Mike Huffman

Horn

Damien Bollino
Co-Principal

Ryan Scott
Co-Principal

Matt Davis
Liz Deavers

Percussion

Nora McIntire
Principal

Rainier Homoroc
Kaitlin Gimm
David Vita

Bassoon

Walter Wynn
Principal

Karen Donoghue

Contrabassoon

Jarrett Rodriguez

Trombone

Eddie Steenstra
Principal

Douglas Haas

Bass Trombone

James Breakiron

English Horn

Mary McClain

Harp

Anastasia Pike

Piano

James Pitts

Tuba

Gary Carper

The health and safety of our orchestra members, staff, and community is a priority for the FSO.

All orchestra members are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.