Mark Tatum is currently the Assistant Principal Double Bass with the New Mexico Philharmonic and a section bassist with the Santa Fe Opera. He has a Bachelor of Music in performance from Arizona State University and a Masters of Music in Performance from the University of Arizona. At the University of New Mexico he teaches Double Bass and Jazz History. As a classical musician he has performed with Musicisti Americani in Rome, Italy and has also performed with many of the regional orchestras in the inner mountain west: Santa Fe Symphony, Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, El Paso Symphony Orchestra, and has worked with many of the festivals in west such as the Moab Music Festival, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Cascade Festival of Music in Bend, Oregon, Flagstaff Festival of the Arts, in Flagstaff, Arizona, the Rocky Mountain Opera Festival in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Four Corners Opera in Durango, Colorado . As a jazz musician he has performed with many notable figures including, Charlie Rouse, Charles McPherson, Tommy Newson, Richie Cole, Matt Catingub, Gary Willis, Eddie Daniels, Butch Miles, John Lewis, Rosemary Clooney, Herbie Mann and Wynton Marsalis. In recent years he has been involved in recording projects Phil Smith and Joe Alessi from the New York Philharmonic and has been a part of a project to record all of the music of Silvestre Revueltas. Mark Tatum lives in Sandia Park, across the mountain from Albuquerque were he enjoys skiing, hiking, bicycling and motorcycle riding.

Our Musicians

Krzysztof Zimowski

Concertmaster

David Felberg, violin

David Felberg

Associate Concertmaster

Phillip Coonce

Violin

Jonathan Amerding

Violin

Kerri Lay

Violin

Linda Boivin

Violin

Barbara Rivers

Violin

Nicolle Maniaci

Violin

Barbara Scalf Morris

Barbara Scalf Morris

Violin

Carol Swift-Matton, violin

Carol Swift-Matton

Assistant Principal 2nd Violin

Ikuko Kanda, violin

Ikuko Kanda

Violin

Justin Pollak

Violin

Julanie Lee

Violin

Iris McDowell

Violin

Roberta Branagan

Violin

Sheila McLay

Violin

Daniel Brandt, Violin

Daniel Brandt (on leave)

Violin

Susan French

Violin

Gary Logsdon

Principal Viola

Kimberly Fredenburgh

Assistant Principal Viola

Nicholas Hill

Viola

Christine Rancier, Viola

Christine Rancier

Viola

Virginia Lawrence

Viola

Willy Sucre

Viola

Lisa DiCarlo

Viola

Joan Zucker

Principal Cello

Carla Lehmeier Tatum, cello

Carla Lehmeier Tatum

Cello

Joel Becktell

Cello

David Schepps, Cello

David Schepps

Cello

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Dana Winograd

Cello

Lisa Collins

Cello

Peggy Wells

Cello

Jean-Luc Matton

Principal Bass

Mark Tatum

Assistant Principal Bass

Katherine Olszowka

Bass

Terry Pruitt

Bass

Derek DeVelder

Bass

Ryan Walter

Bassoon 2

Valerie Potter

Principal Flute

Sara Tutland

Flute 2/ Piccolo

Kevin Vigneau

Principal Oboe

Melissa Peña

Associate Principal/English Horn

James Shields

Principal Clarinet

Lori Lovato

Assistant Principal Clarinet/E-flat Clarinet

Sunshine Simmons

Clarinet 3/Bass Clarinet

Stefanie Przybylska

Principal Bassoon

Denise Turner

Bassoon 2

Peter Ulffers

Principal Horn

Kurt Civilette

Assistant Principal Horn

Nathan Ukens

Horn 4

Niels Galloway

Assistant Horn

John Marchiando

Principal Trumpet

Mark Hyams

Trumpet 2

Jennifer Brynn Rector

Associate Principal Trumpet, Trumpet 3

Debra Taylor, trombone

Debra Taylor (Principal Trombone)

Principal Trombone

Byron Herrington

Trombone 2

David Tall

Bass Trombone

Richard White

Principal Tuba

Douglas Cardwell, Principal Timpani

Douglas Cardwell

Principal Timpani

Jeff Cornelius

Principal Percussion

Kenneth Dean

Percussion 2

Emily Cornelius, Percussion

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Anne Eisfeller (Principal Harp)

Principal Harp