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DAVID FELBERG, Music Director 

David currently serves as the Music Director of the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra.  In addition to his role with the Albuquerque Philharmonic, he is also the Music Director and Co-Founder of Chatter, a chamber orchestra dedicated to presenting 20th and 21st century chamber repertoire.  He is also the principal conductor of the Albuquerque Chamber Soloists. 

In 2003, David made his operatic conducting debut with the Emerald City Opera, performing Mozart's The Magic Flute. David has guest conducted the New Mexico Philharmonic, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra, the Santa Fe Symphony and the Beaux Arts Festival Orchestra in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  

David holds a Master of Music Degree from the University of New Mexico, where he studied with Dr. Jorge Perez-Gomez.  He has attended the Conductor's Workshop at Bard College under the tutelage of Harold Farberman.  Additionally, David has attended the prestigious American Academy of Conducting at the Aspen Music Festival, where he worked with Maestros David Zinman and Murray Sidlin.  

David is also an in-demand violinist and serves as the Associate Concertmaster of the New Mexico Philharmonic.  He has performed with the New Mexico Philharmonic, New Mexico Symphony Orchestra and the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra.  He made his New York City at Merkin Hall in a solo recital in the Summer of 2005. 

 
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First Violin 

Larry Jones, Concertmaster

Wendy Cieslak, Assistant Concertmaster

Joyce Carabajal

Elaine Davidson 

Savannah DeLillo

Chris Fredenburgh

George Friedman

Judy Jones 

Dominic LaBrake 

Erik Maese

Martha Strauss

Julie Taylor

Marianne Walck

Eugenia Kuajara 

Viola 

Rebecca O'Boyle*

Kari Brane 

Jessica Coyle

Antoinette Drabek-Lazarin

Nancy Garth 

Tamara Johnson

Carson Leflang 

Chris Lombardo 

Gretchen Obenauf 

Megan Schendel

Karen Schindwolf

Corrie Taillon

Bass

Stuart Zimny*

Marlene Bryan 

Andrew Cowan 

Briana Ortiz 

Clarinet 

Al Lappin*

Marlene Bryan

Beverly Ortiz

Bassoon

Brian Tuffnell*

Susan Brake 

Trumpet 

Joe Walters*

Kinley Culberston

Jon Golobic

Tuba

Brad Boyce*

Percussion 

Josh Etzkin*

Paul Arroyo

Rick Kennedy 

*Denotes Principal

Second Violin

Melissa Kennedy*

Marty Baker

Ann Gebhart

Elizabeth Rivers Gregory 

Kari Hauge 

Betty Hume 

Marilyn Hutton 

Elaine Johnson 

Anne Kole 

Carolyn Muggenburg

Kate Preteska 

Debbie Risberg

Jane Selverstone 

Mackenzie Timmons

Cello 

Merry Wadsworth*

Elizabeth Austin 

Enid Bradley 

Jill Bunting 

Adriana Foris 

Walter Gerstle 

Vicki Hontas 

Mike Peterson 

Lauren Starosta 

Sherilyn Urban 

Sharon Woodworth 

Flute 

Anne Jones*

Kelly Brown 

Bonnie Schmader 

Oboe/English Horn

Mary Anne D'Arcangelis*

Carolyn Mazarakis 

John Arango

Horn 

Sue Thomas*

Sabrina Carrillo

Tim Falling 

Trombone 

Colin Lazauski*

Tom Golden 

Jed Rowley 

Timpani

John Sundell*

 

 

The Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra is supported in part by the New Mexico Arts, Art Works, and the Albuquerque Community Foundation.