Meet the Orchestra

Concertmaster

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Natsuko Yoshimoto, Concertmaster

Born in Japan, Natsuko began playing the violin at the age of three. She studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and Royal Northern College of Music in England and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadephia. She received direct guidance and teaching under Lord Menuhin and Wen Zhou Li.

** section leader
* principal player
^ associate principal

Violin

Natsuko Yoshimoto (Concertmaster) **
Musical Chair sponsored by ASO Chair of the Board Colin Dunsford AM & Lib Dunsford
Cameron Hill (Associate Concertmaster)
Musical Chair supported by the Baska Family
Shirin Lim (Principal 1st Violin) *
Musical Chair supported in memory of Dr Nandor Ballai and Dr Georgette Straznicky
Michael Milton (Principal 2nd Violin)  **
Musical Chair supported by The Friends of the ASO in memory of Ann Belmont OAM, former Secretary of The Friends
Lachlan Bramble (Associate Principal 2nd Violin) ^
Musical Chair supported in memory of Deborah Pontifex
Janet Anderson 
Ann Axelby
Musical Chair supported by David & Linnett Turner
Minas Berberyan
Musical Chair supported by Merry Wickes
Gillian Braithwaite
Musical Chair supported by Mary Dawes BEM
Julia Brittain 
Hilary Bruer
Musical Chair supported by Marion Wells
Elizabeth Collins 
Jane Collins
Judith Coombe
Musical Chair supported in memory of Don Creedy
Alison Heike
Danielle Jaquillard  
Alexis Milton
Jennifer Newman
Julie Newman
Musical Chair supported by Graeme & Susan Bethune
Emma Perkins
Musical Chair supported by Peter & Pamela McKee
Alexander Permezel
Marie-Louise Slaytor
Kemeri Spurr
Musical Chair supported by Professor Junia V. Melo

Viola

Juris Ezergailis **
Musical Chair supported in memory of Mrs JJ Holden
Imants Larsens ^
Musical Chair supported by Simon & Sue Hatcher
Martin Butler
Musical Chair supported by John and Emmanuelle Pratt
Lesley Cockram
Anna Hansen
Rosi McGowran
Carolyn Mooz
Michael Robertson
Cecily Satchell

Cello

Simon Cobcroft **
Musical Chair supported by Andrew & Gayle Robertson
Ewen Bramble ^
Musical Chair supported by Barbara Mellor
Sarah Denbigh
Musical Chair supported by an anonymous donor
Christopher Handley
Musical Chair supported by Johanna & Terry McGuirk
Sherrilyn Handley
Musical Chair supported by Johanna & Terry McGuirk
Gemma Phillips
Musical Chair supported by an anonymous donor
David Sharp
Musical Chair supported by Dr Aileen F Connon AM
Cameron Waters
Musical Chair supported by Peter & Pamela McKee

Double Bass

David Schilling **
Musical Chair supported by Mrs Maureen Akkermans
Jacky Chang
Harley Gray
Musical Chair supported by Bob Croser
Belinda Kendall-Smith
David Phillips
Musical Chair supported for 'a great bass player, with lots of spirit - love Betsy'

Flute

Geoffrey Collins **
Musical Chair supported by Pauline Menz
Lisa Gill
 

Piccolo

Julia Grenfell *
Musical Chair supported by Chris & Julie Michelmore

Oboe

Celia Craig **
Musical Chair supported in memory of Geoffrey Hackett-Jones
Renae Stavely
Musical Chair supported by Roderick Shire & Judy Hargrave

Cor Anglais

Peter Duggan *
Musical Chair supported by Dr Ben Robinson

Clarinet

Dean Newcomb **
Musical Chair supported by Royal Over-Seas League SA Inc
Darren Skelton
Musical Chair supported in memory of Keith and Susie Langley
 

Bass Clarinet

Mitchell Berick *
Musical Chair supported by Nigel Stevenson & Glenn Ball

Bassoon

Mark Gaydon **
Musical Chair supported by Pamela Yule
Leah Stephenson
Musical Chair supported by Liz Ampt

Contra Bassoon

Jackie Newcomb * 
Musical Chair supported by Norman Etherington AM & Peggy Brock

Horn

Adrian Uren**
Musical Chair supported by Roderick Shire & Judy Hargrave
Sarah Barrett ^
Musical Chair supported by Margaret Lehmann
Philip Paine*
Musical Chair supported by Ann Lloyd
Emma Gregan
Musical Chair supported by The Richard Wagner Society of South Australia Inc
Alex Miller

 

Trumpet

Owen Morris **
Musical Chair supported by David Leon      
Martin Phillipson ^
Gregory Frick

Trombone

Cameron Malouf **
Musical Chair supported by Virginia Weckert & Charles Melton of Charles Melton Wines
Ian Denbigh

Bass Trombone

Howard Parkinson *

Tuba

Peter Whish-Wilson *  
Musical Chair supported by Ollie Clark AM & Joan Clark

Timpani

Robert Hutcheson *
Musical Chair supported by Drs Kristine Gebbie & Lester Wright

Percussion

Steven Peterka **
Musical Chair supported by The Friends of the ASO
Gregory Rush

Harp

Suzanne Handel *
Musical Chair supported by Shane Le Plastrier