The ORCHESTRA of PENNSYLVANIA BALLET

Beatrice Jona Affron
The Louise & Alan Reed Music Director & Conductor

FIRST VIOLIN

Luigi Mazzocchi , Concertmaster
Dayna Anderson Hepler, Assistant Concertmaster
Blake Espy
Elizabeth Kaderabek
Barbara Sonies
Natasha Colkett
Shannon Lee

SECOND VIOLIN

Erica Miller, Principal
Diane Barnett, Assistant Principal
Karen Banos
Rebecca Ansel
Eliza Cho

VIOLA

Julie DiGaetani, Assistant Principal
Davis Barnett
Ruth Frazier

VIOLINCELLO

Jennie Lorenzo, Principal
Mark Ward, Assistant Principal
Deborah Reeder
Vivian Barton Dozor

DOUBLE BASS

Anne Peterson, Principal
Daniel McDougall, Assistant Principal

FLUTE/PICCOLO

Edward Schultz, Principal
Peter Ader

OBOE

Nick Masterson, Principal
Stephen Labiner

CLARINET

Charles Salinger, Principal
Joshua Kovach

BASSOON

Jon Gaarder, Principal
Darryl Hartshorne

FRENCH HORN

Dan Wions, Principal
Adam Lesnick
Kathryn Mehrtens
Todd Williams

TRUMPET

Brian Kuszyk, Principal
Ralph Buck

BASS TROMBONE

Philip McClelland

TUBA

Jay Krush, Principal

PERCUSSION

Ralph Sorrentino

HARP

Mindy Cutcher, Principal

PIANO

Martha Koeneman,
The Greapentrog Principal Pianist

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DANCERS

The dancers of Pennsylvania Ballet comprise a talented and unique group of accomplished performers. Our artists come from all walks of life, hailing from regions as far flung as Cuba and Japan to everywhere in between.

ARTISTIC STAFF

Pennsylvania Ballet’s artistic staff provides knowledgeable and adept leadership. Each artistic associate brings to the table an impressive list of accomplishments in the field, as well as a level of dedication, determination, and creative vision required to foster and cultivate a world-class organization.

Season & Tickets

Whether you enjoy the grandeur and pageantry of full-length ballets or the breathtaking innovation of more contemporary works, our 54th season consists of a mixed repertoire designed to thrill and delight.