Who We Are

Staff | Principal Musicians | The Orchestra | Board of Directors

SSO Staff

Principal Musicians

Clare Cason

Clare Cason

Concertmaster

James Song

James Song

Violin

David Cason

David Cason

Cello

Randy Inman

Randy Inman

Bass

Paul Dods

Paul Dods

Clarinet

Carl Kleinsteuber

Carl Kleinsteuber

Tuba

Mai Hessel

Mai Hessel

Percussion

The Sherman Symphony Orchestra

VIOLINS

Clare Cason, concertmaster
Haruna Minoura
Andrew Kim
Charlie Hadel
Jana Kmodras
Cole Flanagan
Benjamin Wahlquist
Mikyung Kim Kwon
Esther Tran
Cindy Park
Ha Dang
Phoenix Abbo
Hyejin Lee

James Song, principal
Jackson Mullis
Liz Murphy
Janetta Tang
Elijah Evans
Thomas Keeley
Taylor Williams
Carol Wells

VIOLAS

Kathleen Crabtree, principal
Conner Thomason
Fred Freeman
Kyle Davis
Aquilla Smith

CELLOS

David Cason, principal
Leslie Whelan
Riley Smith
Jane Klauser
Ricardo Mejia

BASSES

Randy Inman, principal
Suzy Salzman
Greg Hendrix
Russell Thompson
Parry Leong

FLUTES

Amy Thiemann, principal
Suzy Barker
Margaret Mealy

PICCOLO

Margaret Mealy

OBOES

Katie Haun
Ashley Rollins

ENGLISH HORN

Ashley Rollins

CLARINETS

Paul Dods, principal
Michael Nichols

BASS CLARINET

Paul Dods

BASSOONS

Russ Riding, principal
Anthony Adair

HORNS

Eric Hessel, principal
Luis Calderón, assistant
Megan Derubeis
Laura Chicarello
Alex Weaver

TRUMPETS

Miles Roth, principal
Anthony Merrick
John Vietta

TROMBONES

Amanda Kana, principal
Alan Harkey
Thomas Barttels

TUBA

Carl Kleinsteuber, principal

HARP

Carolyn Tollett

TIMPANI

Mai Hessel, principal

PERCUSSION

Cara Wildman
Curtis McCarthy

Musicians interested in joining the orchestra: Please contact Daniel L. Dominick at ddominick@austincollege.edu or 903-813-2461.

Sherman Symphony Association Board of Directors

Peter Bellermann, President
Susan Whitenack, President-Elect
Lana Caswell-Garcia, Treasurer
Marylyn Branson-Keck
Steve Cobb
Becka Gauthier
Tony Giarraputo
David Gunn
Alan Harkey
Lindsey Manley
Margaret Mealy
Amanda Phillips
Marty Richardson
Ron Roberts
Ron Rowe
Josh Stevenson
Mila Zhu
Daniel Dominick, Music Director
Shelley Plumlee, Managing Director
Leslie Whelan, Education Director

Advisory Board:

Mark Nagel
Peter Munson
David Stone