Ann McMahon Quintero, mezzo-soprano

A true singing actor, Ann McMahon Quintero has never known a life without an audience to entertain. From her early days as a an instrumentalist, chorister and dancer, she has evolved into a mezzo-soprano who enjoys a career on the operatic and concert stage where...

Rubén Rengel, violin

Venezuelan violinist Ruben Rengel is quickly gaining recognition as one of the most gifted emerging concert violinists, continuously captivating audiences with a rich, singing tone, and charismatic virtuosity. Mr. Rengel was the Winner of the 2018 Sphinx Competition, the Cleveland Institute of Music Concerto Competition,...

Zlatomir Fung, cello

The first American in four decades and youngest musician ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition Cello Division, Zlatomir Fung is poised to become one of the preeminent cellists of our time. Astounding audiences with his boundless virtuosity and exquisite sensitivity, the...

Elaine Heltman, oboe

Elaine Heltman hails from Saddle Brook, New Jersey, and graduated from Ithaca College School of Music. While leading a high school marching band in New Jersey, she also studied with Joseph Robinson, former Principal Oboe of the New York Philharmonic. In 1981, Heltman’s career as...

Toby Appel, narrator

Toby Appel was born in Elmer, N.J., and was a winner of Young Concert Artists and has appeared throughout the U.S. and abroad as a recitalist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician. He was a former member of the Lenox, Audubon, and Tashi quartets and has...

David Tolen, percussion

David Tolen lives in Santa Fe, NM, and is principal percussionist of The Santa Fe Symphony. He performs regularly at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, where he was a featured soloist in 2015, as well as performing as a timpanist with the Santa Fe...

Terry Pruitt, bass

Terry Pruitt is principal bass with The Santa Fe Symphony. He also plays bass with the New Mexico Philharmonic. Originally from Alton, Illinois, Terry became hooked on the double bass at the age of ten. While completing his degree in music performance at Southern Illinois...

Stefanie Przybylska, bassoon

Principal bassoonist with The Santa Fe Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, and the New Mexico Symphony orchestras, Stefanie Przybylska has appeared as a featured soloist in works by Mozart and John Williams. Stefanie has performed with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Music in the Mountains...

Brynn Marchiando, trumpet

Brynn Marchiando lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as a performer and music educator. Inspired by her grandfather, who was also a trumpet player, she completed her undergraduate degree in Jazz Studies from the University of Denver Lamont School of Music, and her graduate...

Lori Lovato, clarinet

Lori Lovato is principal clarinetist for The Santa Fe Symphony. She also performs with New Mexico Philharmonic, Sphinx Symphony in Detroit, Performance Santa Fe Orchestra, San Juan Symphony, Opera SW Orchestra, Alter Ego Jazz Trio, and founding member of the New Mexico Woodwind Quintet.  Lori...

Byron Herrington, trombone

Byron has been with The Symphony since 2002. He has been active as a performer, teacher, and conductor in Albuquerque since 1981, but was born and raised in the dusty flatlands near Lubbock, Texas. In addition to his role with The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra...

Anne Eisfeller, principal harp

Anne Eisfeller is the Principal Harpist of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, Santa Fe Symphony, and Opera Southwest. She has also performed with the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Santa Fe Opera, Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque, and El Paso Symphony. During the summer she is...

Kim Fredenburgh, principal viola

Kimberly Fredenburgh is Principal Violist of The Santa Fe Symphony. She is also principal violist of Santa Fe ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and is Acting Principal of the New Mexico Philharmonic. Kim is Professor of Viola and Head of the String Area at the University of...

Dana Winograd, principal cello

Originally from Los Angeles, cellist Dana Winograd received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in performance from the Juilliard School in New York where she studied with Harvey Shapiro and Channing Robbins, as well as members of the Juilliard String Quartet for chamber music. After graduation,...

Nicolle Maniaci, principal violin II

Nicolle Maniaci is Principal Violin II and orchestra personnel manager of The Santa Fe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. She is also is the director of the string program at Bosque School in Albuquerque. Nicolle was a member of the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra First Violin...
© 2020 The Santa Fe Symphony & Chorus