Musicians For Hire

VSO Musicians Available for Outside Engagements

For additional information on musicians available in the area, please contact:
American Federation of Musicians Local 125, tel (757) 622-8095 or (800) 231-1358

Click here for a printable list of all ensembles and individuals.

Ensembles

Ambrosia Quartet and String Trio
Contact: Rebecca Gilmore, 479-4498
beccagilmore@yahoo.com
Simon Lapointe, violin
Rebecca Gilmore, cello
Classics music for all events, we can snazzy it up on request.

Chesapeake String Quartet
Contact: Satoko Rickenbacker, 757-376-0610
satopinin@hotmail.com
Weddings, parties and other special events.

Clivia String Trio
Contact: Jocelyn Smith, 748-1145
Tara-Louise Montour, violin
Jocelyn Smith, viola
Peter Greydanus, cello
This ensemble can easily be adjusted to your needs: duo, quartet, flute quartet, etc.

Corbett Chamber Ensemble
Contact: George Corbett, 627-9931
GeoOboe@aol.com
George Corbett, oboe, English horn, oboe d’amore, recorder
Tom Marshall, organ, harpsichord, piano
Visit www.georgecorbett.net

Dorsey-Melin Duo
Contact: Carter Melin, 623-0221
cartercello@yahoo.com
Carter Melin, cello
Sam Dorsey, guitar
Classical, Jazz, and Brazilian music for weddings and special events, performed acoustically or amplified.

The Galliard Trio
Contact: Michael Daniels, 410-2269
galliardtrio@cox.net
Jeanne DeDominick, violin
Kathryn Daniels, flute
Michael Daniels, cello
Music for receptions, dinners, weddings.

Harbor String Quartet & Trio
Contact: Allegra Havens, 481-9953
Allegra Havens, Gretchen Loyola, violins
Stacey Migliozzi, viola
Lui Chong Berz, cello
Flexible and adaptable, hear music samples on our website: www.Harborquartet.com

The Harborlight String Quartet
Contact: Bill Fearnside, 423-5920
billfearnside@cox.net
Bill Fearnside, Lesa McCoy Bishop, Amy Danielson, Linda Dennis, violins
Beverly Baker, viola
Nancy Keevan, cello
String quartet or trio; demo CD or cassette available.

Peninsula String Quartet
Contact: Satoko Rickenbacker, 757-376-0610
satopinpin@hotmail.com
String duos, trios or quartets.

Smithfield Trio
Contact: Linda Hurwitz, 647-1209
lhurwitz2@cox.net
Linda Hurwitz, violin: , Susan Hines, Cello: Amanda Halstead, piano/keyboards
Chamber music for special occasions

Sonar
Contact: Dennis Herring, 838-0357
lcrit@hotmail.com
Dennis Herring, Tom Hildebrand, Laura Crittendon, Gregory Zazzi, horns
Horn choir

Umlauf Music Studio
Contact: Matthew Umlauf, 228-3827
altofiddle@yahoo.com
www.umlaufmusicstudio.com
String duos, trios or quartets.

Individuals

VIOLIN

Yun Zhang, Associate Concertmaster
Private instruction, Performances
581-0176
violinzhang@hotmail.com

Elizabeth Vonderheide, Assistant Principal Second Violin
Private instruction
673-6850
lizzievines@hotmail.com

Lesa McCoy Bishop
Private violin instruction, all ages accepted. 
757-375-5243

Lillian Curry
l
illiancurry@yahoo.com
Private instruction, Performances in all string instruments, guitar, mandolin and banjo
482-3031 or 312-8691
lilliancurry@yahoo.com

Lisbeth Dreier
Private instruction, Performances
Cell 646-265-7742
lisbeth.dreier@gmail.com 

Bill Fearnside
Private instruction, Performances
Home 423-5920
billfearnside@cox.net
Galamian method of violin instruction.

Pavel Ilyashov
Private instruction, Performances
Cell 267-210-7933
pashovsky@aol.com
Available as a soloist, chamber musician, and for recitals.

Tara-Louise Montour
Private instruction, Performances
362-4140
tlmontour@hotmail.com

Linda Hurwitz
Private instruction
647-1209
lhurwitz2@cox.net

VIOLA

Xuan Lin
Private instruction in violin and viola
467-5888
Xuanlin2001@yahoo.com 

Satoko Rickenbacker
Private instruction
757-376-0610
satopinpin@hotmail.com

Jocelyn Smith
Private instruction
748-1145

Matthew Umlauf
Private instruction and Performances in violin and viola
228-3827
altofiddle@yahoo.com
www.umlaufmusicstudio.com 

CELLO

Rebecca Gilmore
Private instruction, Performances
479-4498
beccagilmore@yahoo.com
Solo, duo or trio music at your special event. 

Carter Melin
Private instruction, Performances
623-0221

FLUTE

Jennifer Bouton
Private instruction in flute, piccolo
Performances
303-349-4519
jennybouton@gmail.com

OBOE

George Corbett
Private instruction and Performances in oboe, oboe d’amore, english horn, breathing techniques, and workshops in posture/alignment
627-9931
GeoOboe@aol.com
www.georgecorbett.net

Michael Dressler
Home 625-0541
Cell 617-312-0333
mjdressler@hotmail.com

CLARINET

Patti Ferrell Carlson, Principal
Private instruction, Performances
277-9336
twocarlsons@cox.net

BASSOON

David Savige
Private instruction, Performances
686-3953

HORN

Hazel Dean Davis
Private instruction
857-204-3631
hazel@post.harvard.edu 

Dennis Herring
Private instruction, Performances
838-6357
dennisherring@hotmail.com

TRUMPET

Stephen Carlson, Associate Principal
Private instruction, Performances
home 277-9336
cell 270-4245
twocarlsons@cox.net 

For additional information on musicians available in the area, please contact:
American Federation of Musicians Local 125, tel (757) 622-8095 or (800) 231-1358