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Christopher Nelson

Christopher Nelson

Violin Session B Dave Pfeifle Chair Born and raised in Los Angeles, Chris earned his Bachelor’s of Music from Chapman University under the guidance of William Fitzpatrick. He is an avid lover of chamber music and looks for every opportunity to engage with fellow...
Charles Renneker

Charles Renneker

Timpani Session A and B Jane King, M.A. Deen Chair Charles Renneker is a percussionist currently studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music, focusing on Timpani. His primary teacher is the Principal Timpanist of the Cleveland Orchestra, Paul Yancich. Renneker is a...
Charles Alves

Charles Alves

Viola Session A and B The Summit Foundation Chair Originally from Tallahassee, Florida, Charlie received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Music and a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Sciences from Florida State University. He then went on to get his Master’s...
Carlton Colby

Carlton Colby

Cello Session A Sally and Bruce Queen Chair Carlton English Colby (b. 1996) is a colorful cellist. Growing up in Salt Lake City, UT, he began cello lessons at age 2. In 2019, Carlton completed his Honors Bachelor’s of Music degree from the University of Utah,...
Dante Ascarrunz

Dante Ascarrunz

Double Bass Session A and B Anne and Bill Mills Chair Dante Ascarrunz, from Boulder, Colorado, is a double bassist currently completing a Master’s in Orchestral Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, where he studies with Timothy Cobb. Previous degrees...