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Nicholas Ritter

Virginia native Nick Ritter has travelled across the country as a freelancer, performing with orchestras including the Chicago Symphony, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Lyric Opera, and Grand Rapids Symphony. A […]

Daniel Egan

Daniel Egan is currently acting associate principal trumpet of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra. Professionally, he has performed with numerous orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, National Symphony, Houston Symphony and […]

Audrey Pride

Violinist Audrey Pride enjoys a varied career performing both chamber and orchestral music. She joined the Richmond Symphony in their 23/24 season, and before this, held core positions with the […]

Riley Zimmermann

Riley Zimmermann is the current Acting Principal Bass of the Richmond Symphony. He is a native of Dillsburg, PA, and did his schooling in Pittsburgh, PA. Riley holds a bachelor’s […]

Kara Poling

Oboist Kara Poling is the new Associate Principal Oboe/English Horn of the Richmond Symphony beginning in January of 2024. She was distinguished as “someone to watch” in Gramophone Newsletter (April […]

Myles Mocarski

Myles Mocarski has established himself as a dynamic and engaging orchestral violinist across the East Coast. He currently holds the position of Acting Principal Second Violin of the Richmond Symphony […]

Conrad Shaw

Conrad Shaw joined the Richmond Symphony as Principal Tuba in 2023. A native of Brentwood, TN, Conrad began playing the tuba as a freshman in high school marching band. Conrad […]

Delaney Turner

Violinist Delaney Turner began her music studies at the age of three in her hometown of Richmond, Virginia.  Ms. Turner received her Bachelor of Music degree from Wheaton College in […]

Ashley Odom

Violinist Ashley Odom enjoys a varied musical career – from playing chamber music in Rome, Italy to performing in Carnegie Hall. Ashley joined the Richmond Symphony Orchestra in 2022 and […]

Emily Monroe

Emily Monroe is a modern and baroque violinist from Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2022 she received her Master of Music in Violin Performance and Chamber Music from the University of […]