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Nicholas Ritter

Virginia native Nick Ritter joined the Richmond Symphony on contrabassoonduring the 2022-2023 season. He is also the contrabassoonist in the Charlotte Symphony, and was formerly the contrabassoonist in Orchestra Iowa. […]

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 Hunt

Violinist Delaney Hunt began her music studies at the age of three in her hometown of Richmond, Virginia. She was a member of the Richmond Symphony Youth Orchestra Program for […]

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 […]