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Meet the PSYWE

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble on the stage of Segerstrom Concert Hall

Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE)

Dr. Gregory X. Whitmore, music director


Sections listed alphabetically

Flute

Emma McCanne, principal
Tiffany Chen
Ashley Lee
Dayoon (Jamie) Lee
Tammy Pao*
Xiaoka (Evelyn) Wu

Oboe

Allison Lee, principal

Clarinet

Andrew Chung, principal
Matthew Chandler
Samuel Choi
Luc Eldridge
Rachel Gima
Ian Kim
Andrew Lee
Daniel Lee
Nicholas Park
Ian Tam
John Yang
Erik Zarskus††

Bassoon

Arim (Ariana) Kim, principal
Anika Regli
Elianna Ruacho

Alto Saxophone

Zachary Lin, principal
Noah Chang
Andrew Vitt
Yifan (Ivan) Wang
William Xia

Tenor Saxophone

Darren Qiu, principal
Jonathan Zepeda

Baritone Saxophone

Luke Toner, principal
Nicholas Lucero

 

*piccolo
††bass clarinet

 

Horn

Aby Liebmann, principal
Andrew Fung
Yiyou (Ella) Huang
Keilah Park
Julia Swanson

Trumpet

Tim Healy, principal
Dhruv Kagatimath
Daniel Lee
Joseph Lewis
Ian Yoon

Trombone

Cooper Randeen, principal
Caroline Hsu
Tobias Izenberg
Sophia Renger

Bass Trombone

Jase Gooden, principal

Euphonium

Erin Miyahara, co-principal
Jillian Ran, co-principal
Elton Manchester

Tuba

Mason Miazga, principal
Samuel     Gonzales
Ryan Klotz
Daniel Li

Percussion

Elliot Shiwota, principal
Eric Bae
Audrey Lee
Savannah Tweedt
David Wong

Piano

Katie Velez, principal

 

Staff

Nicole Kroesen
Youth Wind Ensemble Manager


 

Artistic Staff
  • Irene Kroesen, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings
  • Jacob Sustaita, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra and Assistant Conductor, Pacific Symphony
  • Gregory X. Whitmore, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble
  • Angela Woo, Music Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band
  • Carl St.Clair, Artistic Advisor
Administrative Staff
  • Shawne Zarubica, Managing Director, Pacific Symphony Youth Ensembles
  • Nicole Kroesen, Pacific Symphony Youth Wind Ensemble Manager & PSYE Auditions Coordinator
  • Jared Brown, Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra Manager
  • Mel Domingo, Pacific Symphony Santiago Strings Manager
  • Haiyang Wang, Pacific Symphony Youth Concert Band Manager
  • Bridget Bow, Santiago Strings String Coach
  • Danielle Liu, Youth Quartet Coordinator