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Kenneth Freed, Music Director

Meet the MSO

Please click on a musician's name below to view their bio.

 First Violin

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Emily Saathoff, ConcertmasterHuldah Niles, Assistant ConcertmasterHillary Kingsley, Associate Concertmaster
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Paula AndersonVicki BeckendorfMatt Dobosenski
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Mary FlanaganDevin NelsonYukina Ono
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Hannah SorrellsMark WammaAmy Wei

Second Violin

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Kate Jones, PrincipalHelen BaumgartnerCrista Bohlmann
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Becky HentgesLindsie KatzKait Klammer
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Jolene KrussowMary Kjell NormandinJim Pfau
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Marti RyanJacob TauerTodd Westphal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viola

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PrincipalSteven DavisErnesto Estigarribia
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Beth GuckRobyn LaddLinda Karow
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Paul TarabekBeth ThomsCarrie Willodson

 Cello

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Sharon Mautner-RodgersKorynne BoltJacqueline Johnson-Leister
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Karen MadsenLori SmartKate Sonsteby
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Carrie StelterHelen WauckLynne Weber

Bass

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Rolf Erdahl, PrincipalJoshua Schwalbach, Assistant PrincipalBruce Boerner
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Michael EastwoodDaniel MeyersJoe Rodgers
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Micah StoddardDavid UrnessSandra Wagner
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Nicole Wamma  

Flute

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Jill Mahr, PrincipalKris Raaen 

 Oboe

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Tim Shows, Co-principalCo-principal 

Trumpet

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PrincipalJay Eichhorst 

 Piccolo

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Mary Hakes  

Bassoon

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Joshua John, Co-PrincipalChristine Springer, Co-Principal 

Horn

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Matt Renz, PrincipalTara Renz

Ben Leroy

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Steve Spieker  

 

FIRST VIOLIN

SECOND VIOLIN

VIOLA

CELLO

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Emily Saathoff, Concertmaster
 Kate Jones, Principal
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Sharon Mautner-Rodgers, Principal

sponsored by Viktoria & Steven Davis

 sponsored by Minnesota State University, MankatoLibrary System

Ken Gertjejansen Memorial Chair

Sponsored by Friends and Family of Ken Gertjejansen

 sponsored by Mary & Ken Huntley
    
Huldah Niles, Assistant Concertmaster
 Helen Baumgartner
Steven Davis
Korynne Bolt
sponsored by Marcia Richards  Sponsored by Steph & Don Pulitzier 
Hillary Kingsley, Associate Concertmaster
 Crista Bohlmann
Ernesto Estigarribia
 
  Sponsored by Jan & Paul Rozeboom  Sponsored by Rosemary & Kenneth Clapham
 Paula Anderson
Becky Hentges
Beth Guck
Jacqueline Johnson-Leister
 Sponsored by Anne & Rudy Coleman   Sponsored by Lori & Stuart Smart
 Vicki Beckendorf
Lindsie Katz
Robyn Ladd
Karen Madsen
 Sponsored by Wells Fargo Foundation sponsored by Joan Roca & Elaine Lilly Sponsored by her students
 Matt Dobosenski
Kait Klammer
Linda Karow
Lori Smart
    Sponsored by Vetter Stone
 Mary Flanagan
Jolene Krussow
Paul Tarabek
Kate Sonsteby
  Sponsored by Barry & Mary Bliesmer   Sponsored by Shirley & John Scheidel
 Devin Nelson
Mary Kjell Normandin
Beth Thoms
Carrie Stelter
  Sponsored by Kathryn Hanson Sponsored by Jodie & Del Eggert Sponsored by Pam Year & Bill Bassett
Yukina Ono
Jim Pfau
Carrie Willodson
Helen Wauck
    
Hannah Sorrells
Marti Ryan
 
Lynne Weber
Sponsored by Kathy Vessells & John Hughes, MD Sponsored by Maura Randall & Greg Kutcher  Sponsored by Ann & James McGuire
 Mark Wamma
Jacob Tauer
  
 Sponsored by Mary Wagner, Metone Wamma, & Rutheda Wagner   
Amy Wei
Todd Westphal
  
 Sponsored by Patricia & John Norris                     Sponsored by Paul & Jodi Matson

BASS

FLUTE

OBOE

 TRUMPET

Rolf Erdahl, Principal

Sponsored by Marilyn & John Lieske

 

Jill Mahr, Principal

Sponsored by Lori Ruthenbeck & Don Ziemke

 

Sponsored by Daby's

 Principal

Sponsored by Nancy & Richard Hamer

Joshua Schwalbach, Assistant Principal

 

   
Bruce Boerner
Kris Raaen
Tim Shows, Co-Principal

Sponsored by Sue Hanus

Jay Eichhorst
    
Michael Eastwood

 

PICCOLO

BASSOON

HORN

Section sponsored by Sonja & John Jacobsen of Jacobsen Metal Fabrication, Michael Gast, Kenneth Freed, and Friends and Family of Mona Berg

 
Mary Hakes

Sponsored by Culver's

Joshua John, Co-Principal
Matt Renz, Principal
Daniel Meyers
   
  

 

Christine Springer, Co-Principal

Sponsored by Sandy & Jerry Crest

Tara Renz
Joe Rodgers
 

CLARINET

 

TROMBONE

 
 

Chelsea Kimpton, Principal
Sponsored by June & James Borseth

Mike Larson, Principal

Sponsored by Darlene & Richard Lundin

 

Ben LeRoy
Micah Stoddard
 Judy Tarabek
 
 
   
Steve Spieker
David Urness
 
 Sarah Houle
 
   sponsored by Benjamin J. Findley 
Sandra Wagner

Sponsored by MinnStar Bank

   

 Nicole Wamma

Sponsored by Rutheda Wagner, Mary Wagner, & Metone Wamma

  

BASS TROMBONE

TUBA

  
 John Weaver
 Al Tonn, Principal
    
 

PERCUSSION

 

TIMPANI

 

HARP

 

 

 Scotty Horey, Principal

Sponsored by Karen & Byron McGregor

 Michelle Roche, Principal

Sponsored by Marlin & Marlene Kunard

 Nicole Christopher, Principal

Sponsored by Marcille Jensen

 
    
Justin Tollefson

Sponsored by North Mankato Civic & Commerce Association