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Members
 

Violin
Karolina Frazcak, Concertmaster
Nathan Fender
Amanda Hellmer
Hannah Wageknecht
Lia Andreassen
Kathleen Powell
Amy Jurgensen
Jocelyn Ybarra
Roman Bunn (on leave
Sarah Le (on leave)
Elissa Dodson

Janet Hopkins, principal (on leave)
Lisa Fent
Adam Barker
Leah Richter
Lily Jones
Mason Oliver
Jen Otto
Melody Phillips
Casey Overturf
Mary Langlois (on leave)
Brandon Huddleston
Emmalene Brandon

Viola
Kathy Murray, principal
Susan Penaloza
Alicia Dair
Amelia Dodson
Betsy Dougherty
Bianca Salomon
Carina Fausto

Winston Reid
Cello
Jacque Trtan, principal
Nia Bard
Leah Burks
Colin Barker (on leave)
Madison DeWeerd
Margaret Dodson
Isabelle Suh
Mandy Prosser
Denise Burrell (on leave)
Madison McLemore
Justin Fausto
Matt Rafferty

Double Bass
Levi Andreassen, principal (on leave)
Matthew Hsi (on leave)
Colin Andrews
Austin Grega

Flute
Michelle Draper, principal
Emma McGlasson
Sara Brownsworth, +piccolo

Clarinet
Crystal Grosvenor, principal
Anjanette Nowell (on leave)
Cameron Wickham
Samuel Hawkins, bass

Oboe/English Horn
Angel McGlasson, principal
Zephan McGlasson

 
Bassoon
Josue Avelar, principal


Trumpet
Kyle Farbman, principal
Ben Campbell
Bradley Hofmann

Horn
Laura Mudge, principal
McKenna Askew
Amanda Hemphill
Paige Wakefield (on leave)

Trombone
Kalleigh Saiz, principal
Bob Holden
Freddy Rodriguez

Tuba
Ron Walker, principal

Harp


Percussion
Tim Morton, principal (on leave)

Will Stearman
Christopher Wilson

 
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Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra

The Missouri Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) is Southwest Missouri’s premier civic orchestra. MPO’s professional, amateur and student musicians are solely focused on serving the community through the creation of beautiful music, crafted through intentional immersion in the musical elements.
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Staff

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Amy Andreassen

Amy Andreassen is the Leader/Principal Conductor of the Missouri Philharmonic. Not only does she volunteer with MPO, but she, along with her son, started a chamber group for young outstanding string players called String Theory. Before starting a family, she was the Director of Instrumental Activity at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is an accomplished horn player, having performed extensively throughout Southwest Missouri and Northwest Arkansas. She earned a Master of Music degree in Horn Performance with emphases in conducting and theory from Northern Illinois University in 2000 and more recently a second Masters degree from YouTube. When she is not coaching or conducting she enjoys being at home with her family and pets.
 
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