Archive of Artists

Ensemble collaborations, 1975-present

Choral groups

Bach Choir of Pittsburgh
Bellefield Singers
The Harlem Spiritual Ensemble
The Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Camerata
Pittsburgh Concert Chorale

Dance and movement

Janet Gillespie & Present Company (modern dance)
Pat McKeown & Dancers (modern dance)
Mark Thompson & Company (mime/movement theater)

Chamber music ensembles

Alard Quartet
Annapolis Brass Quintet
Carnegie Brass Quintet
Cavani Quartet
Cuarteto Latinoamericano
Duo Grishman-Chiu
Con Spirito Woodwind Quintet
Huntingdon Trio
Pittsburgh Brass Quintet
Pittsburgh Quartet (strings)
Rosetti Kwintet (wind quintet from Holland)

Soloists and guest artists, 1975-present

Pianists

Donna Amato
Joan Applegate
Nathan Carterette
Yeeha Chiu
Erberk Eryılmaz
Jacqueline Herbein
Patrician Prattis Jennings
Mary Beth Lewis
Luz Manríquez
Caye-An Muldowney
Beverly Nero
Rodrigo Ojeda
Natasha Snitkovsky
Henry Spinelli
Daphne Spottiswoode
Nelson Whitacre
Ralph Zitterbart

Singers

Douglas Ahlstedt, tenor
Lynn Beckstrom, mezzo
François Clemmons, tenor
Demareus Cooper, soprano
Robert Ferrier, bass-baritone
Elaine Goldsmith, soprano
Donna Lundeen, soprano
Douglas Lundeen, tenor
Eugene Perry, baritone
Mary Ricker, soprano
Curt Scheib, baritone
Paula Signorino, mezzo

Strings (not including quartets)

Sidney Harth, violin
Sarah O’Boyle, violin
Laura Motchalov, violin
Susanne Park, violin
Rachel Purkin Stegeman, violin
Heidi von Bernewitz, viola
Marylene Gingras-Roy, viola
Randolph Kelly, viola
Anne Martindale WIlliams, cello
David Primo, cello
Kathleen Caballero, cello
Gail Czajkowski, cello
Aron Zelkowicz, cello
John B. Moore, bass
Robert Skavronski, bass
Rodney VanSIckle, bass

Brass (not including quintets)

David Anderson, trumpet
Neil Berntsen, trumpet
Charles Daval, trumpet
David Gedris, trumpet
Stephen Hawk, trumpet
Joseph Herndon, trumpet
Charles Lirette, trumpet
Dennis Abelson, horn
Jason Allison, horn
Paul Chambers, horn
Jamie Dean, horn
Marie-Claude Driscoll, horn
Janice Kraynok, horn
Carl Jackson, trombone
Peter Sullivan, trombone

Woodwinds

Beverly Crawford, flute
Diane Gold, flute
Dilshad Posnick, flute
Pedro Diaz, oboe
Robin Driscoll, oboe and English horn
David Fitzpatrick, oboe
Lisa Kozenko, oboe
Kira Bokalders, clarinet
Janice Coppola, clarinet
Roy Mezare, clarinet
Chris Thompson, clarinet
Kathleen Costello, clarinet
Alice Wang, clarinet
Nancy Goeres, bassoon
Philip Pandolfi, bassoon
David Sogg, bassoon
Nestor Koval, alto saxophone
Marino Galluzo, alto saxophone
Terry Steele, alto saxophone

Percussionists

Tim Adams
Jim Benoit
Paul DeChancie
Jack DiIanni
Jan Fung

Harpists

Paula Page
Gretchen Van Hoesen
Julia Scott
Anne-Marguerite Michaud
Nuiko Wadden

Harpsichordists

Brett Duggan
Jillon Stoppels Dupree
Elizabeth Etter
Martha Folts
Gayle Clarke Kirkwood
Beverly Nero
Lionel Party
Richard Stern
Geoffrey Thomas

Guitarists

Robert Clarke
James Ferla
John Marcinizyn

Organists

Donald Wilkins
Ann Labounsky Steele
Mark Brampton Smith

Glass Armonica

Dean Shostak

Hammer Dulcimer

Bill Troxler

Readers (poetry, narration)

Samuel Hazo
Jeff Howell
Robert Page
Kate Young

Solo mime artist

Mark Thompson

 

Renaissance City Winds, 1975-present

Flute

David Tessmer, 1975-78
Barbara Bashor O’Brien, 1978, 2002-present
Natalie Rothermel, 1978-1994
Alberto Almarza, 1995-2001
Tom Godfrey, 1995-present

Oboe

Eric Draper (founder of the Renaissance City Woodwind Quintet), 1975-79
William J. Lewis, 1979-1982, 1987-1992
Virginia Smoliar, 1982-85
Kathryn Rafalowski, 1986-87
Cynthia Anderson, 1989-1995
Renate Sakins, 1995-present
Heidi Pandolfi, 1995-2008

Clarinet

Michael Jacob, 1975-85
William Bruce Curlette, 1985-1992
William King III, 1991-93
Marybeth Skaggs Malek, 1991-94
Patrick Leyden, 1995-2001
Jack Howell, 2001-present
Alix Reinhardt, 2001-present

French Horn

Mark Thompson, 1975-76
Jeffrey Ellrod, 1976-77, 1980-81
Jack Scandrett, 1977-78
Chuck Seaman, 1979-80
Keith Powell, 1982-87
Peter Rubins, 1988-90
Douglas Lundeen, 1990-2000
Dominique Chaumier, 1998-2012
David Lintz, 2000-present
Jena Gardner, 2013-present

Bassoon

R. James Whipple, 1975-present
Don Hollis, 1985-present