The GFO orchestra members are as varied as the instruments they play. Many are music educators but there are also many others who just love to take the considerable time to continue playing at a high level. Most perform with the GFO year after year. Here we list the GFO orchestra members of 2023 and follow with a gallery of their images from recent years.

Violins

Jessica Platt, Concertmaster
Hannah Frey, Principal
Brad Besand
Emily Bowman
Fiona Brickey
John Brighton
Nancy Daby
Brian Elder
Kim Gindler
Jennifer Goodman
Blake Hernton
Ann Hirschl
Carl Hoff
Marilyn Humiston
Ludmila Kaymakanova
Twinda Murry
Mary Sweetin
Philip Tinge
Tom Winter
Carol Wolowsky
Liz Zenk

Violas

Anna Lachschwitz, Principal
Linda Rekas, Co-principal
Jennifer Goodman
John Meurer
Amy Pennington
Monet Royal
Steve Wamsley

Harp

Sonja Westburg

Cellos

Devin Allen
Jake Brookman
Brennan Bukaty
Fariga Drayton-Conway
Jacqueline Hoffman
Ranya Iqbal
Gary Lee
Angelina McLaughlin-Heil
Henry Myers

Basses

Anita Hagerman, Principal
Barb Paule, Co-principal
Jennifer Husky
Emily Pankratz
Joe Paule

Flutes

Maggie McCallie, Principal
Dianne Kirkland
Piccolo
Paula Bernhardt

Oboes

Eileen Burke, Principal
Cathleen Woelbling-Paul

Clarinets

Kelly Austermann, Principal
Sarah Burk

Bass Clarinets

Lisa Middlekauff
Linda Phipps

Bassoons

Robert Carter, Principal
Daniel Shavers

Horns

John Thomas, Principal
Matthew Geary
Sara Giovanelli
Scott Hammann
Glenda Kurtz

Trumpets

Mary Weber, Principal
Dallas Blair
Mark Hasenstab
Robert Souza

Trombones 

Matt Fredrickson, Principal
Wayne Coniglio
Jon Hunzeker
George Manning
Robert Settle
Tyler Vahldick

Bass Trombone

Eddie Clark

Tuba

Steve Lawson

Timpani

Timothy Crockett

Percussion

Paul Brumleve
Randy Gindler
Chris Treloar
Kurena Yamaguchi

Assistant Conductor

TJ Abernathy

Personnel Manager

Deberah Haferkamp