Our Musicians

Our Musicians

The Civic Orchestra of Tucson is a 75-member, all-volunteer orchestra whose musicians share a common love for performing classical music to southern Arizona audiences. Some are professional musicians or music teachers. Others have various types of jobs, some are students, and some are retired. All members appreciate the opportunity to practice and perform in a symphony orchestra. Visit our Repertoire page to see all the pieces that the orchestra has performed.

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Members of the Civic Orchestra of Tucson

Violin I
Emily Evans *
~ Concertmaster
Matthew Bajamundi
Jessica Breen
Rose Briones
Lani Chapman
Amanda Gerttula
Michele Holzman
Nora May
Kris Morrison
Brianne Oricchio
Rafael Reyes-Worman
Rahul Sivaprasad

Violin II
Amy Osmun *
Denise Barnes
Ethan Beasley
Hyun Brown
Wallace Burney
Chris Byron
Teresa Finley
Lori Fitzsimmons
Laurie Fowler
Rebecca Groene
Lee Oler
Sherry Spies
Sarah Wetzel
Bonnie Wolf

Viola
Daphne Madson *
Luis Alarcon
Betty Allen
Peggy Anderson
Megan Asher
Martha Eby
Constance Haggard
Colleen Johnson

* Principal

Cello
Steve Bryan *
Maryann Carpenter
Barbara Lane
Susan Leib
Jan McDivitt
Hillary McLeod
Jenna Medlyn
Sylvia Payne
Christine Wald-Hopkins

Double Bass
Theresa Christy*
Ethan Klassen
Jamie Matthews
Dave Shurtleff

Flute/Piccolo
Fran Moskovitz *
Mary Glueck
Dee Korich

Oboe
Gabriella Beltran *
Marilyn McNamara

English Horn
Marilyn McNamara

Clarinet
Philip Evans *
Deon Hill
Pat Montoya

Bassoon
Barbara Bayless *
Aleksey Prok

Contrabassoon
Cassandra Bendickson

Horn
Rachael Valentine *
Janelle Borg
Kathy Creath
Steve Ralsten

Trumpet
Richard Blickenstaff *
Jerry Trout
Larry Redhouse

Trombone
Thomas Landon *
Thomas Herrera
Dave Ricci

Tuba
Daniel Ramirez

Percussion
Jessica Darling *
Marcus Hawkins
Sara Lynn

Harp
Denielle Eliason

Piano/Keyboard
Jose Solorzano

Musicians are listed in alphabetical order in each section after the Principal player.