2016-2017 Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra Members

Violins
Eliot Heaton – Concertmaster
Laura Leigh Roelofs – Assistant Concertmaster
Victoria Haltom – Principal Second
Emily Barkakati on leave 16-17 Season
Anna Bittar-Weller*
Kevin Filewych*
Molly Hughes*
Bryan Johnston*
Henrik Karapetyan*
Velda Kelly*
Beth Kirton*
Charlotte Merkerson*– Concertmaster Emeritus
Daniel Stachyra*
Andrew Wu*

Viola
John Madison –Principal
Kathleen Grimes on leave 16-17 Season
Scott Stefanko*
Barbara Zmich-McClellan*

Cello
Nadine Deleury – Principal
Miriam Eckelhoefer*
Daniel Thomas*
Andrea Yun*

Bass
Derek Weller – Principal
Clark Suttle

Flute
Amanda Blaikie – Principal, on leave 16-17 Season
Laura Larson

Oboe
Nermis S. Mieses – Principal
Sally Heffelfinger-Pituch

Clarinet
Brian Bowman – Principal
J. William King

Bassoon
Pawel Wnuk – Principal
Greg Quick

Horn
Andrew Pelletier – Principal
Carrie Banfield

Trumpet
David Ammer – Principal
Gordon Simmons

Trombone
David Jackson – Acting Principal
Greg Near

Timpani
Alison Chang – Principal

Percussion
John Dorsey – Principal

Harp
Patricia Terry-Ross – Principal

*These members may revolve seating during the season.