Orchestra Musicians

170727jk-serenadestrings-023_aerial orchestraThe Festival Orchestra is an established ensemble of professional musicians drawn from symphony orchestras across the nation, in residence for the summer season. Many also hold faculty positions at universities in their home regions. A partial list of home orchestras of recent Festival Orchestra members includes:

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra – Chicago Civic Orchestra – Dallas Symphony Orchestra – Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra – IRIS Chamber Orchestra – Honolulu Symphony Orchestra – Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra – Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra – Omaha Symphony Orchestra – Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra – New World Orchestra- Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – St. Louis Symphony Orchestra – San Antonio Symphony Orchestra – San Diego Symphony Orchestra – San Francisco Symphony Orchestra – Tulsa Symphony – Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Artists of the Festival Orchestra perform orchestral and chamber concerts in the Riverwalk Center as well as the Champagne Series, concerts of chamber music in homes around Summit County.

Browse through the bios of the top musicians below to get an insight into how these exceptionally talented people came to be involved in this year’s BMF.

Dvorak: Czech Suite in D Major, Op. 39

V. Finale


Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (Pastorale)

III. Allegro