Sponsoring or endowing a chair are wonderful ways to show your support for the Annanpolis Symphony Orchestra. It is a special opportunity to make a personal connection with an individual player. Sponsoring a section musician is possible with a gift of $2,500 per year, or higher for senior musicians. Musician sponsorships are on a first come, first served basis and subject to availability. If you prefer, the Symphony will match you with an instrumentalist. Call 410-269-1132 to sponsor a musician today!
 
Sponsoring or endowing a chair are wonderful ways to show your support for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.  It is a special opportunity to make a personal connection with an individual player.  Sponsoring a section musician is possible with a gift of $2,500 per year, or higher for senior musicians.
 

2017-18 Sponsored Musicians

Music Director
José-Luis Novo
     The Philip Richebourg Chair

Violin I
Netanel Draiblate, Concertmaster
     Sponsored by David and Jill Kidwell
Gabriel Meza, Assistant Concertmaster
     Sponsored by Roger and Helen Krone
Susan Benac
     Sponsored by Herb and Sallie Abeles
Nikita Borisevich
     Sponsored by Dr. Mary McKiel
Heather Haughn
     Sponsored by William and Constance Scott
Rachael Stockton
     Sponsored by Tara Balfe Clifford
 
VIOLIN II
Christian Tremblay, Principal
     Sponsored by Peter and Sarah Evans
Paul Herman
     Sponsored by David and Jan Hoffberger
Karin Kelleher
     Sponsored by Daniel and Mary Walton
Alexandra Mikhlin
     Sponsored by Barbara Griffiths
 
VIOLA
Sarah Hart, Principal
     Sponsored by Charles and Julie Grudzinskas
Daphne Benichou
     Sponsored by Sandy and Buffy Jordan
Susan Taylor Dapkunas
     Sponsored by Amy and Joe Rubino
 
CELLO
Todd Thiel, Principal
     The Hildegard Strothman Martin Chair*
Alison Bazala Kim
     Sponsored by Jane and Robert Casey
Mary Ann Perkel
     Sponsored by Barbara Maxwell
Daniel Shomper
     Sponsored by Michael Kurtz and Cherie Loustaunau
 
BASS
Robert Kurz, Principal
     Sponsored by Bud and Bee Billups
Brent Edmondson, Associate Principal
     Sponsored by Joanna Hanes-Lahr and Jack Lahr
Peter Cohn
     Sponsored by Anne S. Potter
 
FLUTE
Kimberly Valerio, Principal
     Sponsored by Kathleen McDermott
Genevieve Eichman
     Sponsored by Russ Stevenson and Margaret Axtell
 
OBOE
Fatma Daglar, Principal
     Sponsored by Collot Guerard
Rick Basehore
     Sponsored by Al and Ginger From
 
CLARINET
Brian Eldridge
     Sponsored by Doug and Karen Smith
 
BASSOON
Benjamin Greanya, Principal
     Sponsored by Florence M. Calvert
 
FRENCH HORN
James Rester, Principal
     Sponsored by Marilyn Eason and Forbes Leland
Steven Barzal
     Sponsored by Ray and Pat Strong
Anthony Valerio
     Sponsored by Amelia DeAloia Crain
 
TRUMPET
Christopher Sala, Principal
     The Philip Richebourg Chair*
 
TROMBONE
Dave Perkel, Principal
     Sponsored by Eleanor and David Huggins
 
HARP
Haley Rhodeside, Principal
     Sponsored by Everett and Barbara Santos
 
TIMPANI
Curt Armbruster, Principal
     Sponsored by George Ellis
 
PERCUSSION
Donald Spinelli, Principal
     Sponsored by Lou and Laurie Berman

 

*Endowed