The Beethoven for The Rohingya Orchestra is comprised of artists from the following ensembles and institutions, who have generously donated their services:

New York Philharmonic
MET Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Vienna Philharmonic
World Orchestra for Peace
Minnesota Orchestra
Buffalo Philharmonic
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra of St. Luke's
The Montclair Orchestra
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
American Symphony Orchestra
American Composers Orchestra
American Ballet Theatre Orchestra
New York City Ballet Orchestra
Pennsylvania Ballet Orchestra
Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Miami Symphony Orchestra
Westchester Philharmonic
Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra
The Florida Orchestra
Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Hudson Valley Philharmonic
Riverside Symphony Orchestra
Mid-Coast Symphony Orchestra (Maine)
Madrid Symphony Orchestra
Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río
Symphony in C
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Pacific Music Festival Orchestra
Marlboro Music Festival
Verbier Festival Orchestra
Aspen Festival Orchestra
Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Saito Kinen Orchestra
Washington Heights Camerata
Santa Fe Opera Orchestra
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
English Chamber Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra of New York
Guarneri Quartet
The Knights
Sphinx Virtuosi
Radio City Spectaculars
American Brass Quintet
Stiletto brass Quintet
New York Woodwind Quintet
Zéphyros Winds
Shattered Glass Ensemble
Youth Orchestra of the Americas
National Youth Orchestra of Canada
New York String Orchestra
The Curtis Institute
The Juilliard School
Manhattan School of Music
Mannes School of Music
The Colburn School
Yale School of Music
John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University
Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University
Peabody Conservatory
New England Conservatory
Sydney Conservatorium
New York University
Royal Academy of Music, London


First Violin

*Elmira Darvarova, Former Concertmaster, MET Orchestra

Daniel Andai, Concertmaster, Miami Symphony Orchestra; Dean, New World School of the Arts

Eva Gruesser, Concertmaster, American Composers Orchestra

John Guarino, Pacific Music Festival Orchestra

Lin He, Associate Concertmaster, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra

Ji Min Lee, Principal Second Violin, Hudson Valley Philharmonic

Julia Meynert, Former Substitute, Vienna Philharmonic

Kelly Hall Tompkins, International Soloist and Chamber Artist, Founder Music Kitchen

Deborah Greitzer, Buffalo Philharmonic

Dasol Jeong, New York Philharmonic

Mayuki Fukuhara, Principal Violin, Orchestra of St. Luke's

Saki Kaneko, Fellow in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Ahra Cho, Fellow in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Marina Aikawa, Fellow in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Ling Ling Huang, Substitute Violin, New York Philharmonic

Second Violin

*Mary Ann Mumm, Former Violin, MET Orchestra; Adjunct Faculty, Montclair State University John J. Cali School of Music

Benita Beneitez Vega, Concert Artist and Educator, former member, Madrid Symphony Orchestra

Luis Casal, Concertmaster, Washington Heights Camerata

Funda Cizmecioglu, Principal Second Violin, Albany Symphony Orchestra

Anastasia Dolak, The Juilliard School

Karl Kawahara, Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Rohan Smith, Music Director, Mid-Coast Symphony Orchestra (ME)

Denise Rood, Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Laura Jean Goldberg, Arts Ahimsa, Founding Member, Cassatt String Quartet

Mitsuko Suzuki, Associate Principal Second, Albany Symphony Orchestra

Sooyeon Kim, Albany Symphony Orchestra

Adrienne Harmon, Nashville Symphony

Tiffany Tieu, Assistant Concertmaster, Orquesta Sinfonica de Santiago, Chile


*Shmuel Katz, Principal Viola, Mostly Mozart Orchestra, American Ballet Theatre Orchestra; Viola, MET Orchestra

Enrique MarquezOrquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río, Mexico

Yumi Oshima, Assistant Principal, Symphony in C

Ronald Carbone, Former Principal Viola, American Ballet Theatre Orchestra

Michael Davis, Shattered Glass Ensemble

Nardo Poy, Principal Viola, American Symphony Orchestra, MET Orchestra

Louise Schulman, Principal Viola, Orchestra of St. Luke's

Elzbieta Weyman, Assistant Principal Viola, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Celia Hatton, Substitute, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

Jessica Troy, Philharmona Baroque Orchestra


*Peter Wiley, Guarneri Quartet, Former Principal Cello, Cincinnati Symphony

Roberta Cooper, American Symphony Orchestra

Noémie Golubovic, Graduate Fellow in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Maureen Hynes, American Symphony Orchestra

Kye Young Sarah Kwon, Substitute, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Magali Toy, Former Principal Cello, National Youth Orchestra of Canada

Sarah Carter, Principal Cello, Radio City Music Hall Orchestra; Stamford Symphony Orchestra

Double Bass

*Timothy Cobb, Principal Bass, New York Philharmonic; Principal Bass, World Orchestra for Peace

Peter Lloyd, Former Bass, The Philadelphia Orchestra; Former Principal Bass, Minnesota Orchestra

Andrew Behrens, Aspen Festival Orchestra

Gabriel Harris, Orchestral Performance Program, Manhattan School of Music

William Morris, Substitute, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

Andrew Trombley, Principal Bass, New Haven Symphony; Principal Bass, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra

Victoria Morris, Principal Bass, Chamber Orchestra of New York

Thomas Forletti, Graduate Fellow in Orchestral Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Brendan Kane, MET Orchestra

Andrew Sommer, Substitute Bass, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra


*Robert Langevin, Principal Flute, New York Philharmonic

Seo Hee Choi, Principal Flute, Michigan Opera Theater

Jessica Jade Han, Guest Principal Flute, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra

Chun Sum Chris Wong, New York String Orchestra 2018


*Nathan Hughes, Principal Oboe, MET Orchestra

Robert Botti, New York Philharmonic

Mitchell Kuhn, The Juilliard School

Lillian Copeland, Principal Oboe, Princeton Symphony Orchestra

English Horn

Lillian Copeland, Principal Oboe, Princeton Symphony Orchestra


*Charles Neidich, New York Woodwind Quintet, distinguished professor at the Juilliard and Aaron Copland School of Music

Sunho Song, Winner, 2017 International Clarinet Association Young Artist Competition

Tyler Hsieh, Graduate Fellow in Orchestra Performance, Manhattan School of Music

Ayako Oshima, Saito Kinen Orchestra; Contrasts Quartet

Bass Clarinet

Marianne Gythfeldt, Zéphyros Winds, Talea Ensemble


*Frank Morelli, Principal Bassoon, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Leonard Hindell, Retired, New York Philharmonic

Glenn Einschlag, Principal Bassoon, Buffalo Philharmonic

Alexander Davis, Former African American Bassoon Fellow, Detroit Symphony Orchestra


Harry Searing, Principal Bassoon, The Montclair Orchestra; Guest Contrabassoon and Heckelphone, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic, and others

French Horn

*Leelanee Sterrett, Acting Associate Principal Horn, New York Philharmonic

Michael P. Atkinson, Founding Principal Horn, The Knights

Chad Yarbrough, Acting Assistant/Utility Horn, NY Philharmonic; Principal Horn, Riverside Symphony,

Theodore Primis, Substitute Horn, New York Philharmonic

Howard Wall, New York Philharmonic


*Kenneth DeCarlo, American Ballet Theater Orchestra, Head of Brass, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University

*R. John Sheppard, American Symphony Orchestra

Baldvin Oddson, Iceland Symphony Orchestra


*Brian Santero, Principal Trombone, New York City Ballet Orchestra

Nicole Abissi, Stiletto Brass Quintet; Principal Trombone, The Montclair Orchestra

Bass Trombone

John Rojak, Bass Trombone, American Brass Quintet, Orchestra of St. Luke's


Kyle Turner, Principal Tuba, Orchestra of St. Luke’s and American Symphony Orchestra; Former Interim Principal Tuba, New York Philharmonic


Barry Centanni, Principal Percussion, Orchestra of St. Luke’s


Taylor Goodson, Principal Timpani, The Montclair Orchestra

Minhye Ju, Adjunct Professor of Percussion, Montclair State University

Thomas Mulvaney, Substitute Percussion, MET Orchestra


Stacey Shames, Orpheus, Chamber Orchestra of Europe


*Paul Beck, Associate Librarian, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra



Alan Stepansky, Former Associate Principal Cello, New York Philharmonic