Brian Groner has been Music Director of the Fox Valley Symphony since 1995. He is also the Music Director of the Harper Symphony Orchestra in Illniois and the Elkhart County Symphony in Indiana.

As an active guest conductor,he has appeared on the podium for many notable ensembles including the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, the San Diego Symphony, the Chicago Sinfonietta, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and has toured with the Moscow Classical Ballet.

His concerts have been featured on satellite broadcasts by National Public Radio in over 50 major radio markets across the nation. A recent review stated, "Much of the credit goes to Brian Groner, whose work with the Fox Valley Symphony is well known and much celebrated. Groner has the ability to invite his players into that state of mind that separates the exceptional conductor from the merely competent."

Music Director
Brian Groner

Violin
Yuliya Smead, Concertmaster
Alyssa Yank, Associate Concertmaster
Justyna Lutow-Resch, Assistant Concertmaster
Danielle Simandl, Principal Violin 2
Angelica D'Costa, Assistant Principal Violin 2
Janet Bond Sutter
Caroline Brandenberger
Catherine Bush
Jennifer Coopman
Melissa Gurholt
Dorothy Hollenbach
Sarah Koenigs
Erik Leveille
Jerad Miller
Alicia Mose
Lori Murphy
Audrey Nowak
Brian Sas
Jill Sousek
Marvin Suson
Laura Thompson
Ann E. Wendel

Viola
Barbara Beechey, Principal
Renata Hornik, Assistant Principal
Jane Bradshaw Finch
T.J. Hull
Cheryl Konkol
Steven Schani
Ann Stephan
Tara M. Stevenson

Cello
Laura Kenney Henckel, Principal
Charles Stephan, Assistant Principal
Heather Anderson
Jonathan Hodges
Nancy L. Kaphaem
Kimberly Souther
David Veum
Carrie Willer, Ph.D.

Bass
Susan Sullivan, Principal
Scott Breyer
Doug Bistrow
Andrew Sachen
Ronna Swift

Flute
Linda Nielsen Korducki, Principal
Beth Kinzel
Suzanne Bunker Jordheim, Flute/Piccolo
Oboe
Jennifer Hodges Bryan, Principal
Leslie Outland Michelic, Oboe/English Horn

Clarinet
Chris Zello, Principal
David Bell, 2nd/Eb Clarinet
Penny Paiser Wilson, 3rd/Bass Clarinet

Bassoon
Patricia Holland, Principal
Sharon Peterson

Horn
Bruce Atwell, Principal
Katherine Seybold, Assistant Principal
Kelly Hoffman, 2nd Horn
Elizabeth Olson, 3rd Horn
Paul Litterio, 4th Horn

Trumpet
Michael Henckel, Principal
Rand Skelton
Justin Olson

Trombone
Kyle Samuelson, Principal
Roy Fine
Eric Larson, Bass Trombone

Tuba
Marty Erickson, Principal

Timpani
Paul Ristau

Percussion
Jim Robl, Principal
Scott Elford
Marisol Kuborn
Fred Poppe

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Harp
Alison Attar

Piano
Sarah Marquez


Staff
Eric Larsen, Personnel Manager
Janet Bond Sutter, Music Librarian
Scott Breyer, Stage Manager

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