Welcome to the Pittsburgh Savoyards Orchestra Section !

The Pittsburgh Savoyards Orchestra is comprised of semi professional and professional musicians who donate their time to play Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas.   The Orchestra also works with musical students who want to experience playing this great music in a live setting.

We invite you to attend a Live Pittsburgh Savoyards Performance to experience what a wonderful and exciting difference a performance can be with Live Music!

Our current orchestra members are:

Conductor: Guy Russo
Guest Conductor: Edward Leonard
Concertmaster: Laura Leonard
Assistant Concertmaster: Monica Hurley
Orchestra Manager: Lynette Garlan

Violin 1
Laura Leonard, Concertmaster
Carolyn Carlins
Monica Hurley
Daniel MacDonald
Gabe Yu

Violin 2
Terri Denmon
Alva Fleming
Lynette Garlan

Viola
Jerry Agin
Mary Bragdon
Phil Wion

Cello
Steve Leonard

Bass
Keith Swan

Flute
Susan Craft
Martha Funderburgh
Marianne Haffey
Merilee Kline
Suzanne Levinson
Leigh Snyder

Oboe
Shannon Juengst
Margaret Kenney

Clarinet
Carol Gilmour
James Rumbaugh

Bassoon
Clarisse Benson
Karen Artia

French Horn
Bill Kimes
Paul Yeater
Julia Brooks

Trumpet
Larry Conway
Tom Dalbo
Matt Eisenreich
James Funderburgh
Matt Maners
Justin Smiley-Oyen

Trombone
Frederic Casilli
Courtney Conner
Art Craft
Scott Eisenreich
Michael Fink

Percussion/Timpani
Cynthia Pennington

Rehearsal Accompanist
Matt Brown

The orchestra is a volunteer orchestra made up of semi-professional and professional musicians who donate their time to play this wonderful music for the Pittsburgh Savoyards shows. We love to work with musical students who want to experience playing this great music in a live setting.

Interested in joining, or have other questions about the orchestra? Please contact orchestramanager@pittsburghsavoyards.org.