Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Our Musicians

The BSO has very talented musicians who are primarily from Kern County. There are a few who enjoy
playing with the BSO from outside the area.

Violin I
Julia L. Haney, Concertmaster
Donna Fraser Asst. Concertmaster
Lee Smith
Elizabeth Kinney
Tim Swanson
Jeremy Swanson (Leave of Absence)
Lisa Fritz
Jeff Fritz
Josh Estrada
Sharon Cooper
Debbie Ellis
Lynne Garrett
Matthias Rykert
Rudolfina Sjostrand

Violin II
Amy McGuire, Principal
Deborah Perkins
Elvira Arambula
Marcia Maynard
Elaine LeCain
Andrea von Schriltz
Nicole Barnett
Peter Marcos
Jason Gomez

Flute
Nancy Wallace, Principal
Audrey Boyle
Jeanne Johnson-Hurry (Piccolo)

Oboe
Brett Clausen, Principal
Aaron Miller

English Horn
Paula Dublinski

Trumpet
Michael C. Raney, Principal
Steve O’Connor
Sal Panelli
Kris Tiner

Trombone
Jay Jarrett, Principal
Marisa Aoki
Norm Campbell

Tuba
Glenn Bowles, Principal

Percussion
Ernie Cervantes, Principal
Cyndi Hicks
Ray Ayala
Matt Bornong
Robert Cervantes
Rebecca Spickler

Viola
Paulette Shires, Principal
Stan Holcombe
Alex Navarro
Helen Crosby
Tom Meyer
Sandra Caudel
Hugh Neely

Cello
Paul Young, Acting Principal
Dieter Wulfhorst, Acting Principal
Alex Wilson
Caroline Coward
Anna McCoy
Pam De-Almeida
Erin Esses
Natosha Ramirez
Madlen Sarkissian
David Mason

Bass
Barry Newton, Principal
Peter Scaffidi, Co-Principal
John Hester
Igor Stebaev
Jay Rubottom
Whitney Herbst

Clarinet
Mary Moore, Principal
Marc Tipton

E-flat Clarinet
Jeff Dundas

Bass Clarinet
Sandra Garcia

Saxophone
Sheri Tipton

Bassoon
Melissa Frey, Principal
Steve Thiroux
Amy Gillick (Leave of Absence)

French Horn
Brian Smith, Principal
Peggy Copp
Lucy Adams
Martin Goni
Susan Helfter
Tim McFadden

Harp
Kathleen Moon, Principal
Jennifer Farrenkopf

Keyboard
Elizabeth Cervantes

 

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