Meet the Orchestra

Violin

Eva Gruesser
   The Rogers Sessions Chair
Robert Chausow
Michael Roth
Deborah Wong
Sander Strenger
Martin Agee
Mitsuru Tsubota
Diane Bruce
Elizabeth Kleinman
Laura Oatts
Carlos Villa
Dorothy Strahl
Carolyn Wenk-Goodman
Ming Yeh
Robin Bushman
Katherine Hannauer
D. Paul Woodiel

Viola

Veronica Salas
Sandra Robbins
Liuh-wen Ting
Juliet Haffner

Cello

Eugene Moye
   The Virgil Thomson Chair
Jeanne Leblanc
Lanny Paykin
Maxine Neuman
Roberta Cooper
Sarah Carter
Eliana Mendoza
Maureen Hynes

Bass

Gail Kruvand
Jordan Frazier
Jacqui Danilow
Richard Sosinsky

Flute

Susan Palma Nidel
   The Otto Luening Chair
Laura Conwesser
Diva Goodfriend Koven

Oboe

Stephen Taylor
Melanie Feld

Clarinet

Liam Burke
   The Louise and Charles Underwood Chair
Stephen Hart

Bassoon

Frank Morelli
Harry Searing

French Horn

Stewart Rose
   The William Schuman Chair

Trumpet

Wayne J. du Maine
   The Pinkerton Chair

Trombone

Mike Seltzer
   The John Swallow Chair

Tuba

Raymond Stewart

Percussion

Benjamin Herman
James Saporito
Jonathan Haas

Keyboard

Christopher Oldfather
   The Thorne Family Chair

Harp

Susan Jolles

Librarian

Patrick McCarty

Personnel Manager

Jonathan Taylor

Our Mission & Vision

American Composers Orchestra (ACO) is dedicated to the creation, celebration, performance, and promotion of orchestral music by American composers. With commitment to diversity, disruption and discovery, ACO produces concerts, pre-college and college education programs, and emerging composer professional development to foster a community of creators, audience, performers, collaborators, and funders.

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