Press Release:

SEATTLE SYMPHONY WELCOMES SEVEN NEW MUSICIANS THIS FALL

Press Release:

Wednesday, 23 August, 2017

Seattle, WA – Music Director Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony welcome seven new musicians this season who will take up their new posts at the beginning of the 2017–2018 season, including two newly created positions: Associate Principal Clarinet and Fourth/Utility Trumpet. Newly appointed principals include John DiCesare from the Louisville Orchestra as Principal Tuba, and the return of former Seattle Symphony Principal Flute Demarre McGill following posts as Principal Flute for the Dallas Symphony and Acting Principal Flute for the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Additional appointments include Emil Khudyev, Associate Principal Clarinet; Andy Liang, Section Second Violin; Seattle native Danielle Kuhlmann, Fourth Horn; Christopher Stingle, Second Trumpet; and Michael Myers, Fourth/Utility Trumpet.





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