Celebrating Our 75th Season of Free Public Performances

Meet Our Musicians

FLUTE

Kay Sahlin

FLUTE

Erica Bennett Duggan

OBOE

Merilee Klemp

OBOE

Dana Maeda

CLARINET

Shelley Hanson

CLARINET

Karl Diekmann

BASSOON

Carole Mason Smith

BASSOON

Laurie Hatcher Merz

HORN

Caroline Lemen

HORN

Chuck Hodgson

horn

Michael Alexander

HORN

Allison Akins

TRUMPET

Lynn Erickson

TRUMPET

Takako Seimiya Senn

TRUMPET

Pamela Humphrey

TROMBONE
TROMBONE

Rick Gaynor

TROMBONE

Dave Stevens

TUBA

Warren Starr

TYMPANI
PERCUSSION

Erik Barsness

VIOLIN I
VIOLIN I

Julia Persitz

VIOLIN I

Conor O’Brien

Violin i

Huldah Niles

violin i

Emily Saathoff

VIOLIN I

Zach Saathoff

Violin i

Eric Olson

VIOLIN II

Ericka Hoogeveen

VIOLIN II

Karl Braaten

VIOLIN II

Lorie Hippen Enblom

VIOLIN II

Rômulo Sprung

VIOLIN II
VIOLA

Coca Bochonko

VIOLA

Matthew Mindeman

VIOLA

Justin Knoepfel

Viola

Valerie Little

CELLO

Joshua Koestenbaum

CELLO
CELLO

Adrianna O'Brien

CELLO

Rebeccah Parker Downs

BASS

Charles Block

BASS

John Michael Smith

BASS

Irving Steinberg

Staff &
Management

Eric OlsonExecutive Director and Grant Writer

Emily Saathoff, Librarian

Mike PeifferOperations Manager

Conor O’Brien, Personnel Manager

Board of Directors

Cynthia Stokes

President

Flutist, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra (retired); Faculty, St. Olaf College (retired)

Vice President Vinothini Ambrose

Vinothini Ambrose

Vice-President

Consultant, Marcus Buckingham Company

David Niles

Treasurer

Senior Vice President and Shareholder
Avant Energy, Inc.

Stacia Martin

Secretary

Head of Product Education & Operations
The Marcus Buckingham Company

Bill Kotrba

Board Member

Marketing Executive and Jazz Musician

Milanda Landis

Board Member

Director of Development, Planned Parenthood North Central States

Lucia Magney

BOARD MEMBER​

Former Executive Director
Minneapolis Pops Orchestra

Board Member Huldah Niles

Huldah Niles

BOARD MEMBER​

Violinist, Mill City String Quartet