Douglas Cardwell, Principal Timpani

Douglas Cardwell

Principal Timpani

Douglas Cardwell currently holds the position of Principal Timpanist with the New Mexico Symphony Philharmonic. He has served on the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra Artistic Advisory Committee and as President of the Orchestra Committee. During his tenure, Linda & Carl Alongi endowed his Principal Timpani chair. In 2004, Mr. Cardwell was appointed Principal Timpanist of the National Sphinx Orchestra (sphinxmusic.org). He is a versatile musician. In addition to playing symphonic & African percussion, Cardwell is adept at other musical genres as well.

From 1994 to 1996, he was the Fellowship recipient with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, and continued to perform with DSO throughout the 1998-1999 season including recording and touring Eastern and Western Europe. Cardwell received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from James Madison University. He performed with the Houston Symphony Orchestra (1992-94) on an Orchestral Internship earning him a full tuition scholarship to Rice University where he received a Master of Music Performance degree from the Shepherd School of Music. Other credits include the Houston Grand Opera, the Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Italy and an international tour with the American-Russian Orchestra.

While living in the Detroit area he was a member of “Embaire” which performs West African and Western percussion ensemble music. Their work focused on the drumming of Ghana and Uganda, as well as, compositions for the Ugandan xylophone, from which the ensemble takes its name. Cardwell has presented master classes at University of New Mexico and James Madison University and has served as percussion instructor in Michigan at North Farmington High School, and in Texas, at Lee College, Cypress-Fairbanks, and Spring Branch Independent School Districts.

As founder of the After Five jazz quartet and member of the Latin group La Cofradia, Cardwell performs at local venues when not teaching privately at his percussion studio in Albuquerque.

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CELLO
Joan Zucker •
James Carney ++
Carol Pinkerton ••+
Annabelle Hoffman ••++

Carla Lehmeier-Tatum
Lisa Donald
Dana Winograd
David Schepps
Lisa Collins
Peggy Wells

BASS
Jean-Luc Matton
Mark Tatum ••
Katherine Olszowka
Terry Pruitt
Oswald Backus V
Frank Murry

FLUTE
Valerie Potter
Sara Tutland
Jiyoun Hur •••

PICCOLO
Sara Tutland

OBOE
Kevin Vigneau
Amanda Talley

ENGLISH HORN
Melissa Peña •••

CLARINET
Marianne Shifrin
Lori Lovato ••
Timothy Skinner

E-FLAT CLARINET
Lori Lovato

BASS CLARINET
Timothy Skinner

BASSOON
Stefanie Przybylska •
Denise Turner

HORN
Peter Erb
Nathan Ukens
Allison Tutton ++
Katelyn Benedict •••
Jeffrey Rogers ++
Niels Galloway ••••

TRUMPET
John Marchiando
Mark Hyams
Brynn Marchiando •••

TROMBONE
Byron Herrington ++

BASS TROMBONE
David Tall

TUBA
Richard White

TIMPANI
Douglas Cardwell

PERCUSSION
Jeff Cornelius
Kenneth Dean
Emily Cornelius

HARP
Matthew Tutsky •

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Assistant Principal ••
Associate Principal •••
Assistant ••••
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Our Musicians

Gabriela Fogo

Sarah Tasker

Assistant Concertmaster

Brynn Marchiando

trumpet

Nathan Ukens

horn

Lisa Donald

cello

Lisa DiCarlo

Viola

Katherine Olszowka

bass

Roberta Branagan

Violin

Krzysztof Zimowski

Associate Concertmaster

Jiyoun Hur

flute

Steve Ognacevic

viola

Carol Pinkerton

Principal Trumpet

Niels Galloway

horn

Emily Cornelius

Principal Percussion

Peter Erb

horn

Allegra Askew

viola

Jonathan Armerding

violin

Melissa Peña

oboe/English horn

Bradford Richards

violin

Eric Sewell

violin

Amanda Talley

oboe/English horn

Laura Steiner

viola

Timothy Skinner

clarinet & bass clarinet

Robert Tweten

Kirsten Lear, mezzo soprano

Dante Anzolini

Uriel Segal

Randol Bass

Katelyn Benedict

Horn

Brad Richards

Allison Tutton

horn

Donna Bacon

David Felberg

Associate Concertmaster

David Felberg, violin

David Felberg

Associate Concertmaster

Phillip Coonce

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 Collier 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

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

Marianne Shifrin

Principal Clarinet

Lori Lovato

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

Byron Herrington

Trombone 2

David Tall

Bass Trombone

Richard White

Principal Tuba

Douglas Cardwell, Principal Timpani

Douglas Cardwell

Principal Timpani

Jeff Cornelius

Percussion

Kenneth Dean

Percussion 2

Emily Cornelius

Anne Eisfeller, harp small

Anne Eisfeller

Principal Harp