Ivar LundeArtistic Director

Celebrating classical music in Northwest Wisconsin since 1983

Our Musicians

We have the pleasure of working with many talented individuals. Current musicians, as of October 25th, 2018.

  • Violin 1

    Michael Elling - Ladysmith
    Robin Fossum - Chetek
    Don Weibel - Chippewa Falls
    Michelle Hestekin - Eau Claire
    Linda Cook - Springbrook
    Lily Forsman - Rice Lake

  • Violin 2

    Carol McDowall - Spooner
    Erin Smetko - Rice Lake
    Ann Hansen - Bloomer
    Miriam Michealson - Trego
    Nolan Miller - Spooner

  • Viola

    Kurt Hoesly - Ladysmith
    Beth Good - Gordon
    Diane Stone - Cumberland

  • Cello

    Peter Neal - Birchwood
    Susan Halderman - Eau Claire
    Kim Schulze - Bloomer
    Christian Hickethier - Chippewa Falls
    Autumn Hartshorn - Rice Lake

  • Bass

    Tracy Pachan - Winter
    Gene Prigge - Rice Lake

  • Flute

    Nora Moss - Spooner
    Ruth Aaseng - Rice Lake

  • Oboe

    Rebecca Burmesch - Osseo
    Lainie Tomesh - Rice Lake

  • Clarinet

    Patty Smith - Rice Lake
    Monika Audette – Rice Lake

  • Bassoon

    Nancy Keeler - Cumberland
    Vicky West - Turtle Lake

  • French Horn

    Gail Waldron - Birchwood
    Linda Carpenter - New Auburn
    Michael Barone - Eau Claire
    Phil Miller - Spooner

  • Trumpet

    Kevin Masters - Chetek
    Tom Kutrieb - Chetek

  • Trombone

    Todd Pickett - Eau Claire
    David Bucher - Rice Lake
    Mark Rutherford - Rice Lake

  • Tuba

    Robb Held - Cumberland

  • Timpani

    Jim Hurst - Rice Lake

  • Percussion

    Shawn Muench - Cumberland
    Colleen  Masters - Chetek
    Mary Updike - Rice Lake