Westlake Village Symphony Paul Piazza, Music Director
About the Orchestra

The Westlake Village Symphony is comprised of some of the Conejo Valley's finest professional, semi-professional, and aspiring orchestral musicians.

Westlake Village Symphony

Paul Piazza, Music Director

FLUTE

Rhondda Dayton, principal*

Laura Vivino

Deborah McMurray, piccolo

 

OBOE

Fred Beerstein, principal

Ryan Golds, English Horn*

Lynn Olson

 

CLARINET

Karen Gatchel, principal

Sandee Langlois

Walter Rugh, bass clarinet

 

BASSOON

Nick Ackdag, principal

Betsy Robinson

 

 

FRENCH HORN

James Gatchel, co-principal

Tylar Nichols, co-principal

Paige Griffin

Michelle Predmore

Martin Reed

 

TRUMPET

Jack Humes, principal

Peter Davis

Cameron Guerrero

 

TROMBONE

Bob Goodwin, principal

Chris Tune

Zach Krug, bass trombone

 

TIMPANI

Dean Hinkley, principal

 

PERCUSSION

Ken Dayton

 

HARP

Laura Leininger

VIOLIN I

Dianne Rammon concertmistress

Cari Celaya

assistant concertmistress

Miguel Ascensio

Emily Bodjanac

Diane Child

Micky DaSilva

Jennifer Deirmenjian

Akiko Koide

Courtni Neff

Maissoun Qattan

Lauren Swindell

Marina Veytsman

 

VIOLIN II

Matthew Dickinson

principal

Lilia Ayzoukian

Lori Kaplan

Susanna Knusel

Craig Merrill

Kathy Parmley

Rosemary Redmond

Courtney Sabile

Mina Schneider

Xiao-Dong Sun*

Paulette Wachter

VIOLA

Jordan Warmath, principal

David Blum

Martha Farwell*

Hans Phillips

 

CELLO

John Fare, principal

Zohar Achiasaf

Sandy Brodsky

Christine Halverson*

Susan Hart

Becky Heninger

Nancy Levy

Valerie Wong

 

DOUBLE BASS

Shira Johnson, co-principal

Ellis Patterson, co-principal

Barbara Watts-Robinson

 

 

ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR

Laura Asenas

 

PERSONNEL DIRECTOR

Rhondda Dayton*

 

ORCHESTRA MANAGER

Laura Vivino

 

LIBRARIANS

Lynn Olson

Paulette Wachter

 

*Denotes Member,

Board of Directors