MEET OUR PEOPLE

Any high caliber organization relies on a strong, committed team to shape its vision, guide its course, and direct its operations on the ground. The CWSO wouldn’t be what it is without the ongoing contributions of the following leaders.

 

 

 

Andres Moran holds degrees from Indiana University (Doctorate of Music, Instrumental Conducting), Southern Methodist University (Master of Music, Orchestral Conducting and Horn Performance), and New Mexico State University (Bachelor of Music Education). Moran’s principal conducting teachers are David Effron, Arthur Fagen, and Paul C. Phillips.

Andres Moran

Music Director

 

 

Mara is an active collaborative pianist, music educator and arts advocate in Central Wisconsin. A product of the UW school system, she received a bachelor’s degree in Music (Piano) from UW-Stevens Point and a Master’s of Music in Vocal Accompanying and Coaching from UW-Milwaukee. Mara currently serves as the Executive Director for Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra, and the 2nd VP for the Association of Wisconsin Symphony Orchestras.

Mara Prausa

Executive Director

 

 

Mary earned a Master of Music degree in Viola Performance from Southern Methodist University, where she studied with Ellen Rose. She also completed a Master of Music degree in Music History and Literature from SMU. Prior to that, Mary earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Viola Performance from the University of Oklahoma, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts.

Mary Moran

Education and Engagement

Coordinator

 

 

Board Members

Rick Reyer, President

Bruce Barnes, Vice President

Kathy Trachte, Secretary

Sue Acaley, Treasurer

Lorraine Avery

Matthew Bargander

Cindy Berg

Al Chaney

Valerie Cisler

Heidi Corcoran

Anna Gresch

Carole Jansing

Karin McDonald

Clay Schmit

Mary Beth Slezak

 

 

 

 

Musician Roster

 

Violin 1

 

Steven Bjella - Concertmaster

Steven Bjella

Concertmaster

Graham Emberton - Assistant Concertmaster

Graham Emberton

Assistant Concertmaster

Joanna Johnson -

Joanna Johnson

 

 

 

 Anna Cromwell -

Anna Cromwell

 

 

Kristin Henry -

Kristin Henry

 

 

 Michelle Wenzel -

Michelle Wenzel

 

 

 

Randall Colton -

Randall Colton

 

 

 

Teresita Marchel -

Teresita Marchel

 

 

 

Violin II

 

Trudi Bergerson - Principal

Trudi Bergerson

Principal

Jacque Willie -

Jacque Willie

 

 

 

Connie Spencer -

Connie Spencer

 

 

 

Aaron Marx -

Aaron Marx

 

 

Emily Scheidegger -

Emily Scheidegger

 

 

 

Joseph Rusch II -

Joseph Rusch II

 

 

 

Viola

 

Mary Moran - Principal

Mary Moran

Principal

 

 

Rochelle Pearson - Assistant Principal

Rochelle Pearson

Assistant Principal

Amber Garbe -

Amber Garbe

 

 

 

Sarah Reeve -

Sarah Reeve

 

 

 

Tina Nelson -

Tina Nelson

 

 

 

Ginger Marten -

Ginger Marten

 

 

 

Cello

 

Lawrence Leviton - Co-Principal

Lawrence Leviton

Co-Principal

Heidi Corcoran - Co-Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Heidi Corcoran

Co-Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Amy Raddatz -

Amy Raddatz

 

 

 Kathryn Victory  -

Kathryn Victory

 

 

Ingrid Glurich -

Ingrid Glurich

 

 

 Monica Kieke -

Monica Kieke

 

 

Bass

 

Dave Story - Principal

Dave Story

Principal

Jenilee Klish -

Jenilee Klish

 

 

Ray Kilanowski -

Ray Kilanowski

 

 

 Paul Bannach -

Paul Bannach

 

 

 

Abraham Lyerly -

Abraham Lyerly

 

 

Flute

 

Danielle Breisach - Principal

Danielle Breisach

Principal

Ann Huntoon -

Ann Huntoon

 

 

Jeanne Olson - Piccolo

Jeanne Olson

Piccolo

 

Oboe

 

Stacey Berk - Principal

Stacey Berk

Principal

Mika Brunson - English-horn

Mika Brunson

English-horn

Clarinet

 

Jenni Yang - Principal

Jenni Yang

Principal

Linda Becker -

Linda Becker

 

 

Bassoon

 

Daniel Breining - Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Daniel Breining

Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Michael Ellenbecker -

Michael Ellenbecker

 

Horn

 

Keith Powell - Principal

Keith Powell

Principal

Casey Danielson -

Casey Danielson

David Kallio -

David Kallio

 

 

Trumpet

 

Brent Turnet - Co-Principal

Brent Turnet

Co-Principal

John Daniel - Co-Principal

John Daniel

Co-Principal

Trombone

 

Patrick Lawrence - Principal

Patrick Lawrence

Principal

Mark Kryshak -

Mark Kryshak

 

 

Keith Olson, - Bass Trombone

Keith Olson,

Bass Trombone

 

Tuba

 

Hershel Webb - Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Hershel Webb

Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Timpani

 

John Kelley - Co-Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

John Kelley

Co-Principal - photo courtesy John Hartman–Contemporary Photography

Percussion

 

Brian Baldauff - Co-Principal

Brian Baldauff

Co-Principal

Marisol Kuborn -

Marisol Kuborn

Harp

 

Matt Agen - Principal

Matt Agen

Principal

Piano

 

Ann Applegate - Principal

Ann Applegate

Principal