Jeffrey Kahane, Music Director

Festival Alumni

Our alumni are members of some of the most prestigious symphonies. Meet them here.

Alumni Spotlight

Mike Block
Mike Block
Cello
Berklee College of Music, Associate Professor; Mike Block String Camp, Founder;
2003, 2004
Jasmine Choi
Jasmine Choi
Flute
Soloist
2003
David Coucheron
David Coucheron
Violin
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Concertmaster
2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010
Karen Gomyo
Karen Gomyo
Violin
Soloist
2001
Natalie Helm
Natalie Helm
Cello
Sarasota Orchestra, Principal
2006, 2007
Bella Hristova
Bella Hristova
Violin
Soloist
2005
Frank Huang
Frank Huang
Violin
New York Philharmonic, Concertmaster
2000
Moran Katz
Moran Katz
Clarinet
Soloist, Recitalist and Chamber Musician
2004, 2005
Asiya Korepanova
Asiya Korepanova
Piano
Soloist and Recitalist
2010, 2011
Ryan McCullough
Ryan McCullough
Piano
Recitalist, Concerto Soloist and Chamber Musician
2009
Anthony McGill
Anthony McGill
Clarinet
Principal, New York Philharmonic
1997
Elena Urioste
Elena Urioste
Violin
Soloist and Recitalist
2005, 2006

Faculty Alumni

Noah Bendix-Balgley*
Noah Bendix-Balgley*
 
Concertmaster, Berlin Philharmonic
2003, 2004, 2005
Violin
Zachery DePue
Zachery DePue
 
Concertmaster, Indianapolis Symphony
1995-98
Violin
Timothy Eddy
Timothy Eddy
 
Orion String Quartet, Solo and Recording Artist--SMF faculty member
1970
Cello
Nancy Goeres
Nancy Goeres
 
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Principal
1970, 1971, 1972
Bassoon
Charles Neidich
Charles Neidich
 
Soloist; Faculty, Sarasota Music Festival
1974, 1975
Clarinet
Robert Vernon*
Robert Vernon*
 
Cleveland Orchestra, Principal, Retired
1970
Viola
Allan Vogel
Allan Vogel
 
formerly Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
1970
Oboe

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 709 N Tamiami Tr, Sarasota, FL 34236

 Box Office: 941.953.3434

 Administration: 941.953.4252

 web@sarasotaorchestra.org

 Box Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday, 10 am - 1 pm
and at the concert venue one hour prior to show time