Performers

The Chicago Composers Orchestra is proud to have so many distinguished musicians that share a passion for new music.  Together they form a unique and united ensemble, and, yet, come from diverse backgrounds.  Explore each performer’s individual story.


Violin

Maria Storm *concertmaster
Amanda Bailey
Anna Bishop
Sean DillerIMG_1837
Billie Howard
Paula Johannesen
Katie Klocke
Ayako Kikuchi
Songhea Sackrider
Shani Schecter
Sam Taggart
Azusa Tashiro

Viola
Michael Hall *
Tim Hager
Jay Pike
Emma Strohbusch

Cello
Kyra Saltman *
Nora Barton
Ali Herbst
Lia KohlIMG_2010
Amber Walton-Amar

Bass
Douglas Johnson *
Brett Lewis
Scott Bakshis

Flute
Lesley Swanson *
Dalia Chin (dbl piccolo)

Oboe
Katie Adams *

Clarinet
Shaun Flynn *
Patrick Rehker (dbl b. clarinet)

Bassoon
Heather Blankenship *IMG_1875
Dorian Antipa

Horns
Jake Rensink
Kelly Kondry

Trumpet
Derek Fitting
Jered Montgomery

Trombone
Caleb Lambert *
Joe Pascarello

Harp
Charles Lynch *

Percussion
Amanda Legner *
Alex Monroe
Ryan Packard
Isaac Stephenson

Piano
Ian Le

* indicates principal

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