Katelyn Benedict

horn

Katelyn Benedict, originally from Los Angeles, California, is currently Third Horn in the New Mexico Philharmonic. Previous to her current position, Katelyn performed as a freelance musician in the greater Los Angeles area, playing with several ensembles, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, and the Santa Barbara Symphony. In addition, she has attended several prestigious music festivals, including Music Academy of the West, the Aspen Music Festival, the Sarasota Music Festival, and Round Top Music Festival. Alongside performing, Katelyn has a deep passion for the thriving of the arts through teaching and arts management. 

Katelyn earned her Bachelor’s degree of music in Horn Performance from the Eastman School of Music, her Master’s degree from the University of Southern California, and is currently completing examinations to receive her Doctorate of Musical Art’s degree at USC, majoring in Horn Performance with a minor in Music Theory. Her principal teachers include W. Peter Kurau, Dr. Kristy Morrell, and Steve Becknell. 

In her free time, Katelyn enjoys swimming, yoga, reading crime fiction, and spending time with her family.

Our Musicians

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

Brynn Marchiando

third trumpet/Associate Trumpet

Jonathan Armerding

violin

Melissa Peña

oboe/English horn

Bradford Richards

violin

Eric Sewell

violin

Amanda Talley

oboe/English horn

Laura Steiner

viola

Laura Steiner

viola

Timothy Skinner

clarinet & bass clarinet

Robert Tweten

Kirsten Lear, mezzo soprano

Dante Anzolini, conductor

Uriel Segal

Randol Bass, conductor/arranger

Katelyn Benedict

Gabriela Fogo

Brad Richards

Allison Tutton

Donna Bacon

David Felberg

Associate 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 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

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

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)

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

Anne Eisfeller, harp small

Anne Eisfeller (Principal Harp)

Principal Harp