SYMPHONY OF THE HILLS 2017-2018 MUSICIANS

Eugene Dowdy, conductor & artistic director

Violin I

Daniel Kobialka, concertmaster 
San Antonio

Phil Johnson, assistant concertmaster 
San Antonio

Mary Isadore                                               
Kerrville

Jay Dunnahoo, conductor emeritus      
Kerrville

Molly Turner                                                
San Antonio

Susan Slaugh                                               
San Antonio

Theresa Britt                                                
Fredericksburg

Nancy Reyes 
San Antonio

Sonja Gary
San Antonio

Valerie Pankratz
Plano

Olivia Watson
Bandera

Tim Carder
Fredericksburg

Darian Thomas
San Antonio

Violin II

Pat Lee, principal 
Kerrville

Bethany Turriff  
San Antonio

Cleo Aufherhaar
San Antonio

Bethany Raynes
San Antonio

Saul Romero
San Antonio

Lily Tam
San Antonio

Deborah Weltzer
Austin

Becky Stapper
Junction

Gail Plaxico
San Antonio

Gerry Payne
Boerne

Eva Weber
San Antonio

Ed Wallace
Kerrville

Viola

Karen Billingsley, principal
Kerrville

Colin Meinecke, assistant principal 
San Antonio

Diana Howard
Kerrville

Kris McElhaney
Austin

John Thornton
San Antonio

DuAnne Hamby
San Antonio

Margaret Hager
San Antonio

James Lewis
Kerrville

Cello

Jessica Lee, principal
Kerrville

Annette DiGiosia
Boerne

Cynthia Foster
San Antonio

Don Bustos
San Antonio

Lynda Verner
San Antonio

Rachel Dowdy
San Antonio

Joey Galvan
San Antonio

Katie Boyd
San Antonio

Mark Nugent
Kerrville

Frank Strazza
Kerrville

Bass

Chris DeArmond, principal
San Antonio

Randy Johnson, assistant principal
San Antonio

Ray Fisher
Austin

Sarah Klein
Stonewall

Travis Watson
Bandera

Tim Logan
San Antonio

Flute/Piccolo

Dani Rauschuber, principal
Kerrville

Susan Love
Kerrville

Michelle Scroggie
Fredericksburg

Oboe/English Horn

Deana Johnson, principal
San Antonio

David Isadore
Kerrville

Clarinet/Bass Clarinet             

Tamara Raatz, principal
Kerrville

Tom Terrell
Kerrville

Margie Schwartz, administrator
Kerrville

Bassoon

Patty Fagan-Miller, principal
San Antonio

Sabrina Stovall
Converse

French Horn

John Rauschuber, principal
Fredericksburg

Bonnie Rockey
Kerrville

Drew Stephen
San Antonio

Emily Rubio
San Antonio

Trumpet

George Eychner, principal
Kerrville

Fred Klaerner 
Kerrville

Will Becker
Boerne

Dawn Becker
Boerne

Trombone

Jim Abbatiello, principal
Kerrville

Hannah McDonald
Harper

Bass Trombone

Amanda Cowan
Harper

Tuba

Charles Sander, principal
Harper

Timpani

John Harris, principal
Comfort

Percussion

Richie Miller
San Antonio

Kenny McDougle
Kerrville

Piano/Keyboard

Donald Crandall
Kerrville

Harp

Shana Norton, principal
Austin

Emily Jumes
Fredericksburg

The orchestra is operated by the Symphony of the Hills Association, a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization.

Photographs by  Jeffrey Sirianni, Aaron Yates and Jim Adams, unless otherwise noted.

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Symphony of the Hills Association, Inc.
Margie Schwartz, Administration
PO Box 294703
Kerrville, TX 78029-4703
(830) 792-7469
info@symphonyofthehills.org