Marcelo Lehninger, Music Director

Bob Bernhardt, Principal Pops Conductor
Beatrice A. Idema Chair

Pearl Shangkuan, Chorus Director
Covenant Chair                     

Sean and Leah Ivory, Youth Chorus Co-Directors
Jane Gaebe Memorial Chair

Duane Davis, Community Chorus Director

Julian Wachner, Bach Festival Artistic Director
Studio C | Loeks Family Chair

Yaniv Segal, Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra Conductor
Maggie Coleman Chair

*VIOLIN
James Crawford, Concertmaster
Richard & Helen DeVos Chair         

Christina Fong, Associate Concertmaster
Mr & Mrs. Milo R. DeVries Chair

Grace Kim, Assistant Concertmaster
Pingree Chair

Eric Tanner, Principal 2nd          
Richard & Helen DeVos Chair

Vacant, Assistant Principal 2nd
Kenneth & Frances Ellis Chair

Louisa Blood
Jenna Anderson Buchner
Haijin Choi
Sunny Cirlin
Megan Crawford
Caroline Freihofer
Kimia Ghaderi
Christine Golden
Diane McElfish Helle
Sterling Jenkins
Patricia Kates
Adam Liebert
Yung-Hsuan Lo
Christopher Martin
Susan Mora
Linda Nelson
Joo Yun Preece
Joshua Schlachter
Joachim Stepniewski
Collette VandenBerg
David Wheeler

VIOLA
Leslie VanBecker, Principal
Richard & Helen DeVos Chair

Barbara Corbató, Assistant Principal
Karl & Patricia Betz Chair

Leanne King 
Mary Jane Miller
Kristen A. Shoup
Paul Swantek
Olga Ziabrikova

CELLO
Alicia Eppinga, Principal
Richard & Helen DeVos Chair

Andrew Laven, Assistant Principal     

Vladimir Babin
Andrew Plaisier
Will Preece
Jinn Shin
Thomas Sullivan

BASS
Vacant, Principal
Mary I. Hunting Chair

Michael Hovnanian, Assistant Principal
Benmark Chair

Mark Buchner
Kevin Flannery
Leo Hazen
Jonathan Reed
Gerald Torres

FLUTE
Christopher Kantner. Principal
Lynn & Stuart White Chair

Ruth Bylsma, Assistant Principal
Laura May Ripley Chair

Judith Kemph

PICCOLO
Judith Kemph

OBOE
Ellen Sherman, Principal
Miner S. & Mary Ann Keeler Chair

Alexander Miller, Assistant Principal
Marsilje Foundation Chair

Kathleen Gomez  

ENGLISH HORN
Kathleen Gomez     

CLARINET
Suzanna Dennis Bratton, Principal
Stuart & Barbara Padnos Chair

Michael Kornacki, Assistant Principal

Joel Schekman

E-FLAT/BASS CLARINET
Joel Schekman

BASSOON
Victoria Olson, Principal
Spoelhof Family Chair

Brigid Babbish, Assistant Principal

Andrew Genemans

CONTRABASSOON
Andrew Genemans 

HORN
Richard Britsch, Principal
Dr. David & Dr. Margaret Thompson Chair

Erich Peterson, Assistant Principal
John & Judy Schneider Chair

Mary Beth Orr
Paul Austin

TRUMPET
Charley Lea, Principal
Pell Chair

George Goad, Assistant Principal
Richard Ruch Fund | Herman Miller Cares Chair

TROMBONE
Christopher Houlihan, Principal
Peter & Gay Cummings Chair

Daniel Mattson, Assistant Principal

BASS TROMBONE
Robert Ward

TUBA
Jacob Cameron, Principal

TIMPANI
Daniel Karas, Principal
Bonnie K. Miller Chair

David Hall, Assistant Principal

PERCUSSION
William H. Vits, Principal
Gracelynn Chair

David Hall, Assistant Principal
Larry & Sally Robson Chair

Jack Latta

HARP
Elizabeth Wooster Colpean, Principal
Marilyn Hunting Chair

KEYBOARD
Vacant, Principal

Erich Peterson, Personnel Manager
Sarah Bowman Peterson, Principal Librarian
Kyle Viana, Production Stage Manager