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DR. DAVID OERTEL

Conductor

David has a long list of musical direction and conducting credits among professional theatre, opera companies and concert ensembles. David holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro as well as a Masters degree in Applied Performance from the University of Houston. His undergraduate degree, in Music Education, is from the University of North Texas. David has served as conductor and music director for over 30 musical theatre productions including Sweeney Todd, Chicago, West Side Story, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar, Bat Boy, and Seussical the Musical. He has also appeared as a guest conductor in venues from Houston, TX to St. Petersburg, Russia and Zlin, Czech Republic. David has taught music in the public schools in Houston and has served as faculty at High Point University (NC) and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University. For a healthy thirteen seasons, he was Music Director and Conductor of the Lee County Orchestra in Sanford, NC. Oertel took the helm of the Austin Philharmonic in 2010. He also leads the Starlight Symphony Orchestra and the Austin Flute Choir. Additionally, Dr. Oertel can be seen playing trumpet in the pit and on stage.

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BOARD MEMBERS

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Alex Ngheim

President

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Marilyn Munger

Vice President

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Erin Heiser

Secretary

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Kate McDermott

Treasurer

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At-Large Position

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Alex Pimentel

Webmaster

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Nellie Johnson

Social Media Coordinator

OUR MUSICIANS

FLUTE

Marilyn Munger+, Principal

Nellie Johnson+, piccolo

Sammi Nelson

CLARINET

Andrew Ross, Principal

Mitchell Spangler

Elisa Pinno

OBOE

Arthur DiBianca, Principal

Delan Barrett

BASSOON

Stephanie Lochet, Principal

Scott Biggs

VIOLIN I

Erin Heiser+, Concertmaster

Elizabeth Bellisario+

Kate McDermott+

Quynh-Lan Ngo

Rachel Bonds

Jamie Chen

David Gluzman

Jamie Kim

Ian Rust

VIOLIN II

Craig Luthy+, Principal

Liz Levy

Jessie Bangs

Stephanie Sammons

Olivia Golden

Holly McClarin

Kelly Larson

Celina Airey

Erin Bozdog

Danna McVey

Matthew Hemenway

Nicholas Marshall

Hanson Chan

VIOLA

Christina Burns, Principal

Donna Eagar

Alex Pimentel+

Andrew Davis

Denbigh Shelton

Luis De Santiago

Marjorie Halloran

Paula Blaha

CELLO

Alex Nghiem+, Principal

Emma Hendrix

Alyssa Sollazzo

Nancy McCallum

Larry Warner

Sonia Lopez

BASS

Alex Scott

Jeremy Williams

Alana Lopez

Addie Johnson

HORN

Leslie Poer, Principal

Adrian Diazgonsen

Rachel Quintel

Marty Massengale

Marc Frazier

Caitlin Ekvall

TRUMPET

Kitty Draper, Principal

David Mead

Amelia Nelson

TROMBONE

Brian Green

Chris Glenn

Daniel Perez

Christian Lopez, bass trombone

TUBA

David Stoddard, Principal

PERCUSSION

Jacob Saenz, Principal

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