Orchestra

The Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra is comprised of musicians mainly from the Merrimack Valley. Its membership includes professional musicians as well as amateurs who work diligently each week to bring you concerts. We are grateful for their dedication. Please check back for additions/corrections as the new season begins.

Violin I

Bob Fortunado, Concertmaster
Marjorie Nelson
Diane Lafond
The Robert and Ruth Prentiss Chair
Francesca Mellin
Diane Tiezzi
Stacey Channing
Michele Cronin
Aurora Sidor


Violin II

Jennifer Onello
Brooke LaMonica
Janice High
Denice Perriccio
Judy Salati
Claire Arakaki


Viola

Alison Yankowskas
King Yeh
Denise Cara Pocoli
Claire Arakaki
Virginia Schwacker
Christianna Kosta
Jordan Randal


Violoncello

Junko Fujiwar
Louise Pajak
Rich Harwood
Timothy Southgate
Catherine Hofius

Contrabass

David Clark
Ed Marshall
Hal Rabbino
Linda Morris


Harp

Emily Richardson


Flute

Eduardo Gomez
Majorie Hogan
Terry Derrico
Linda Bento-Rei
Barbara Kallas


Piccolo

Terry Derrico


Oboe/English Horn

Kathryn DiCola
Natalie Berger
Marissa Rogers
Emily Dawson


Clarinet

Sherry Ross
Brian Ross


Bass Clarinet

Robert Sinclaire


Bassoon

Brad Morse
Alison Graichen
Kim Marttila

Horn

Tara Rousselle
Lora Fulton
Ethan Mattor
Anna Steenson
Edward Roulliard


Trumpet

Jim Dolham
Beverly Perriccio


Trombone

Bruce Guttman
Paul Merrill
Allen Bourgeois
Jacob Poirier
Cole Gallagher


Tuba

Clif Banner


Percussion

Daniel Reynolds
Justin Livingston
Nora Theberge
Anders Benson
Alan Yost

Rehearsals

Weekly rehearsals are held most Mondays, 7:15 - 9:30 PM.
Pre-dress rehearsals are the Thursday before the concert, 7:15 - 9:30 PM.
Dress rehearsals are the Saturday morning, 9:00 - 12:00 PM.

March • Concert

January 27, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
February 3, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
February 10, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
February 17, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
March 2, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
March 5 (Thurs), 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium)
March 7 (Sat), 2020 • 9:00AM-12:00PM (Auditorium)
March 8, 2020 • Concert Day (Auditorium)

May • Concert

March 23, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
March 30, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
April 13, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)
April 20, 2020 • 7:15-9:30PM (Auditorium or Band Hall)