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Chorus Master

Noted as the first performer to appear onstage at the company premiere, Marc David Erck served as a performer, Assistant Director/Stage Manager, and Supertitles Coordinator before assuming his current duties as Chorus Master and Assistant Conductor in the spring of 2001. With a background that includes more than 24 years of choral conducting and over 35 years of stage work, Mr. Erck brings a unique and varied experience to the Austin Opera. He resides in his native Austin with his wife Debra, a music educator and children’s choir director. They have two sons who both are accomplished musicians.

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Soprano
Lauren White Arthur
Lara Britton
Carol Brown
Amelia Ciskey
Julie Corne
Natalie Cummings
Audrey Davis
Jeanette Franz
Keeley Hooker
Angela Irving
Abigail Jackson
June Julian
Elise Leung
Samantha Leibowitz
Sara Ann Mitchell
Maureen Broy Papovich
Daniela Perez
Andrea Ramos
Alexandra Reilman
Colby Strong
Jamie Taylor
Gillian Watson
Anna Welch
Erika Wuerzner
Alto
Melody Chang
Kimberly Clemons
Patricia Combs
Abigail Diltz
Olivia Douglas
Janine Dworin
Layla Edwards
Sara Beth Gooding
Erin Bales Hanson
Rosa Harris
Melissa Krueger
Megan Sherrod LaFour
Melody Long
Namanda Musoke
Kristine Olson
Jennifer Quintero-Pitts
Christina Scanlan
Stevie Schein
Emily Scholten
Tenor
Evan Brown
Kevin Bryant
Yongtae Chon
Wayne Davis
Chris Denholm
Sam Dubin
Dan Dworin
Nicholas Erck
Andy Fleming
Glenn Glevosa
Paul Halstead
Andrew Head
Holton Johnson
Mark Kuroski
Dylan Morriengello
Paul Provence
Robin Reyes
DaShawn Williams
Bass
Joe Ahlert
Austin Bradley
Daniel Castillo
Daniel Cohen
Sergio Gaona
Jake Jacobsen
Greg Jebaily
Jeehoon Kim
Ray Langenberg
Robert LeBas
Ev Lunning
Stephen Maus
Miseal Mendoza
Tim O’Brien
Max Parsons
Jeff Phillips
Benjamin Pratt
Max Randa
Reagan Redfern
Tim Shelbrune
Patrick Wright
Jay Young

Violin I
Joseph D. Smith, Concertmaster
Eugene Gratovich, Associate Concertmaster
Vincent Frittelli, Concertmaster Emeritus*
Hye Jin Chang
Anthony Chen
Bruce Colson
Ashley Cooper
Molly Emerman
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Violin II
Esther Sanders, Principal
Helen Bravenec, Assistant Principal
Risa Ando
Elizabeth Douthit
Georgeann DuBell-Shockley*
Leigh Mahoney
Sha Zhu
TBA

Viola
Ames Asbell, Principal
Daniel Gee, Assistant Principal
Sara Driver
Mary Powers*
Will Taylor

Cello
Douglas Harvey, Principal
Muriel B. Sanders, Assistant Principal*
Colin Ferguson
Sara Nelson
Shawn Sanders*

Bass
David Dawson, Acting Principal
Paul Determan, Acting Assistant Principal
Christopher R. Flores
TBA

Flute
Adah Toland Jones, Principal*
Beverly Frittelli, Assistant Principal*

Piccolo
Beverly Frittelli*

Oboe
Beth M. Sanders, Principal*
Ian Bruce Davidson, Assistant Principal

English Horn
Ian Bruce Davidson

Clarinet
Vanguel Tangarov, Principal
Valerie Bugh, Assistant Principal

Bassoon
William D. Lewis, Principal*
Daris Hale, Acting Assistant Principal

Horn
Thomas Hale, Principal*
Jill Smith Rodriguez, Assistant Principal
Margaret Ayer
Roger Simmons

Trumpet
Robert Cannon, Principal*
Michael A. Bucalo, Assistant Principal

Trombone
Brenda Sansig Salas, Principal
Owen Homayoun, Assistant Principal
Philip Arno*

Tuba
Steven Bryant*

Timpani
Hsueh-Yung Shen, Principal*

Percussion
Genaro Gonzales, Principal
Tony Edwards, Assistant Principal

Harp
Elaine Barber, Principal

Orchestra Manager
Beverly Frittelli
Orchestra Librarian
Marc David Erck
Orchestra Assistant
Adam “Flash” Graves

*Denotes Charter Member since 1987