Sammamish Symphony Roster

Adam Stern
Interim Conductor and Music Director

First Violin

  • Dennis Helppie, Concertmaster
  • Tim Strait, Assistant Concertmaster
  • Sandy Anuras
  • Ian Backman
  • Jacky Bosworth
  • Kristin Edlund
  • Lynne Martinell
  • Heather Raschko
  • Haley Schaening
  • Deborah Wade

Second Violin

  • Shelby Eaton, Principal
  • Feather Asmussen, Assistant Principal
  • Barbara Ethington
  • Cathy Grindle
  • Matthew Guenther
  • Nancy Johnson
  • Jillian Kent-Dobias
  • Shravani Kulkarni
  • Paula Libes
  • Andromeda Mendez
  • Fran Pope
  • Setsuko Reeves
  • McKenna Roberts
  • Miranda Thorpe

Viola

  • Libby Landy, Principal
  • Jan Rider, Assistant Principal
  • Armand Binkhuysen
  • Kathryn Boudreau
  • Heidi Fivash
  • Justins Holderness
  • Hans Klein
  • Dan Pope
  • Amanda Salmick
  • Loraine Terpening
  • Barb Thorne
  • Myrl Venter

Cello

  • Shiang-Yin Lee, Principal
  • Joyce Sanford, Assistant Principal
  • Kumiko Chiba
  • Marina Fernandez
  • Margaret Fivash
  • Andy Hill
  • Michelle Miller1
  • Juha Niemisto
  • Gail Ratley
  • Joan Selvig
  • Sandra Sultan
  • Erin Verna
  • Patricia Zundel

Bass

  • Jarod Tanneberg, Principal
  • Natalie Schlichtmann, Assistant Principal

Flute

  • Melissa Underhill, Principal
  • Tori Berntsen
  • Elana Sabovic-Matt

Piccolo

  • Elana Sabovic-Matt

Oboe

  • Susan Jacoby, Principal
  • Jim Kobe1
  • Maureen Stone2

Clarinet

  • Jayne Marquess, Principal
  • Kathy Carr
  • Linda Thomas

Bass Clarinet

  • Linda Thomas

Bassoon

  • Shannon Nelson, Principal
  • Julia Kingrey

French Horn

  • Evelyn Zeller, Principal
  • Sha'ari Garfinkel2
  • Craig Kowald
  • Becky Thompson2

Trumpet

  • Open Position, Principal
  • Paige Anderson2
  • Ben Ellis2
  • Christopher Hansen-Murray2
  • Jim Sailors2

Trombone

  • Scott Sellevold1, Principal
  • Rob Birkner2
  • Stephanie Lebens2
  • Open Position

Bass Trombone

  • Michael Wennerstrom

Tuba

Timpani

Percussion

  • Craig Wende, Principal
  • Brian Yarkosky, Principal
  • Scott Ketron
  • Daniel Pooley

Piano/Keyboard

  • Catherine Lowell, Principal
  • Aliena Lowell2

Harp

  • Bethany Man, Principal

1 On leave
2 Temporary musician