MUSICIANS

77th Season, 2021-2022

Maestro Shane Williams

Music Director

FIRST VIOLINS

Vincent Piazza

     Concertmaster

Kathy Brady

Aimee Chester

Kimberly Gindler

Rachel Piazza

Sister Marie-Therese Swiezynski

Erin VanMiddendorp

SECOND VIOLINS

Thomas Winter

     Principal

     John Simmons Chair

Connie Clayton

Sue Hamilton

Casey Hansen

Leslie Hoosier

Natalie O'Rando

Carolyn Simansky

Nicholas Zankl

VIOLAS

Ingrid Popp

     Principal

Jean Heil

Judy Moss

Trinity Springman

​CELLOS

Gary Lee

     Principal

Lars Gindler

Jerre Honke

Elyse Tillman

DOUBLE BASSES

Leah Johnson

OBOE/ENGLISH HORN

Cathy Woelbling-Paul

     Principal

Peter Bulkalski

     

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FLUTES

Linda Atkinson

     Principal

Martha Pfister

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PICCOLO

Martha Pfister

CLARINETS

Jenna Piazza

     Principal

Melissa Bock​

Leah Cook

BASSOONS

Sheila Acuncius

     Principal

Greg Van Asch

 

FRENCH HORNS

John Lindley

     Principal

Matt Geary

Jessica Poddig

Sydney Reynolds

TRUMPETS

Chris Dressler

     Principal

Rick Acuncius

Isaiah Christner

Tuba

Ben Duane

TYMPANI

Steven McCann

     Principal

PERCUSSION

Gary Morris

     Principal

Wade Cermak-Hernandez

Randy Gindler

Caleb Livesay

LIBRARIAN

Gary Lee

PROPERTIES

Natalie O'Rando

TECHNICAL COORDINATOR HATHEWAY CULTURAL CENTER

Brian McKinney

The Lewis & Clark Community College Discrimination Policy was adopted by the ASO Board in September 2021. You can review the policy here.

ASO's Mission

To enhance the cultural vitality of the Riverbend region through symphonic music by entertaining, educating, and engaging the community.

The Alton Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation.  ASO does not discriminate against age, race, gender, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation.

ASO Orchestra Members

2021-2022 ASO
Membership Dues

All orchestra members are required to pay dues by October 21, 2021.  If you are enrolled in LCCC Music 146 for credit, dues are not required.  Contact ASO Treasurer Melissa Bock at altonsymphony@gmail.com  with any questions or concerns and for payment options.

 

Pay ASO dues online with PayPal at link above, by check at rehearsals, or through mail addressed to:

Alton Symphony Orchestra

ATTN:  Treasurer

PO Box 1205

Alton, IL 62002

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