Ensembles of the Baroque on Beaver Festival

The Festival Orchestra
The centerpiece of the festival, it is comprised of professional talent from orchestras all over Michigan, including the Grand Rapids Symphony, Ann Arbor Symphony, Midland Symphony, Traverse Symphony and many more.

The Festival Chorus
Talented volunteer singers fill the ranks of this large chorus which performs its own Vocal Recital and appears with the Baroque on Beaver Festival Orchestra for Saturday evening's concert.

Chamber ensembles feature prominently throughout the week at Baroque, with performances by string quartets, woodwind quintets, brass quintet and other mixed ensembles.

Festival Orchestra 2018

Festival Orchestra Tenure Key: ♪ 2-5 years; ♪♪ 6-10 years; ♪♪♪ 11-15 years

Robert Nordling ♪♪
Music Director and Principal Conductor

First Violin
James Crawford*, Concertmaster
David Reimer*, Assistant Concertmaster
Adam Liebert*
Connie Markwick**

Second Violin
Jenna Anderson*, Principal
Abderrahman Anzaldua*
Batya MacAdam-Somer*
Marla Smith**

Viola
Michael Hall ♪
Principal
Dilek Engin ♪
Ann Schoelles ♪♪
Kim Teachout

Cello
Andrea Yun ♪
Principal
Elizabeth Brown ♪
Elizabeth Bert ♪♪
Zachary Boyt ♪♪

Bass
Mark Buchner ♪
Principal
Robert Johnson

Flute
Leslie Deppe ♪♪
Principal
Laura Schipper ♪♪

Oboe
Lynn Hansen ♪♪♪
Principal
Mezraq Ramli

Clarinet
Andrew Sprung
Acting Principal
Steve Landane ♪♪

Bassoon
Marat Rakhmatullaev
Principal
Deanna Erwin ♪

Horn
Kurt Civilette ♪
Principal
Lisa Honeycutt ♪♪♪
Brian Carter
Julie Schleif

Trumpet
Matthew Thomas ♪♪♪
Principal
Matt Taton ♪
Jeffrey Markwick

Trombone
Joseph Radtke ♪♪
Principal
Christian Gilbert
Stefan Stolarchuk

Tuba
Bryan Smith ♪
Principal

Keyboard
Dorothy Vogel
Principal

Percussion
Tim Mocny ♪♪, Principal
Michael John Hamilton
Kramer Milan
Zuri Wells

Festival Chorus 2018

Festival Chorus Tenure Key: ♪ 2-5 years; ♪♪ 6-10 years; ♪♪♪ 11-15 years; ♪♪♪♪ 16-20 years

Kevin Simons
Choral Director ♪♪
Sarah Todd
Accompanist
Peter Amster
Vocal Coach

Barb Almli ♪♪
Peter Amster ♪♪♪
Claire Barckholtz
Peggy Barry Bartz
Peg Curley
Annette Dashiell ♪♪♪♪
Maureen Delaney-Lehman ♪
Bradley Fergin
Rachelle Austin Fergin
Mitzie Garnett ♪♪
Katie Grosh
Jeanne Howell ♪♪♪♪
Jack Kelly ♪♪♪
Susan Kelly
Tammey Kikta
Ashley McHugh
Madalyn McHugh ♪
Jane Maehr ♪♪♪♪
Meryl Mantione ♪♪

Jeremy Myers
Steven Naylor
Paul Niehaus ♪♪♪♪
Jeanne Petersen ♪
James Rhodenhiser ♪
Joseph Rhodenhiser ♪
Ric Roberts
Heather Seaton ♪
Ryan Sequin
Keven Washburn ♪
Don Taylor ♪♪
Norm Wika
Tiffany Wika
Keven Washburn