Meet our Musicians

The musicians of the Sarasota Orchestra are the face of our organization. Get to know them here.

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Violin

Concertmaster
Virginia B. Toulmin Chair
Associate Concertmaster
Assistant Concertmaster
Barbara & Maurice L. Hirsch Chair
Principal Second
Assistant Principal Second
George A. Bernat Chair
Sprenger Chair
Alexander Bloch Chair
Ida S. Krawitz Chair

Viola

Principal
Hirsch Chair
Assistant Principal
Viola Ruth Deluca Chair
Irene E. DeLynn Chair

Cello

Principal
Allan Friedman Chair
Assistant Principal
Eugene H. Clay Chair
Jennie Sokoloff Chair

Double Bass

Principal
Yonover Chair
Assistant Principal
George F. Gibbs Chair

Flute

Principal
Kenneth Scutt Chair
Flute/Piccolo

Oboe

Principal
Carol & Earl Holley Chair
Oboe/English Horn
Oboe/English Horn

Clarinet

Principal
Maj. Gen. Ray & Margaret Mason Chair
Clarinet/Bass Clarinet

Bassoon

Principal
Vincent chair
Bassoon/Contrabassoon

Horn

Co-Principal
Co-Principal
Co-Principal
John C. Schluer Chair

Trumpet

Principal
Co-Principal

Trombone

Principal
Bass Trombone

Tuba

Principal
Hubert & Ruth DeLynn Chair

Timpani

Principal

Percussion

Keyboard

Principal Keyboard
Beatrice Friedman Chair

Harp

Principal

Library

Principal Librarian
Assistant Principal Librarian

Ensembles

Give to the
Annual Fund

Gifts to the Annual Fund ensure that Sarasota Orchestra can continue to share the gift of music with our community through concerts, education and outreach programs. Please join us by making a donation today. Together, we can keep the music playing, now and always.

Don't Miss These
Special Events

Deepen your connection and make great memories with Sarasota Orchestra at these delightful happenings.


Side-By-Side Brunch
November 13, 2022

Discoveries Dinner
December 19, 2022

Pops Dinner
January 19, 2023

Special Concert and Gala featuring Yo‌-‌Yo Ma
March 2, 2023

Masterworks Dinner
March 28, 2023

Contact Us

 Address

709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34236

 Phone

Box Office: 941.953.3434
Administration: 941.953.4252

 Box Office Hours:

Our staff is here to help by phone, email, or in-person Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

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About Us

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.

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