The Phoenix Symphony is excited to announce we are upgrading to a new, easy-to-use ticketing system. During this transition, our TICKETING SYSTEM IS DOWN September 11, 12, 13, and 14. Our new ticketing system will be live on September 15. Sorry for any inconvenience. Feel free to browse our performances in the meantime.

César Palacio

Lauded by Canada’s German-language periodical Das Journal for his “warm, and elegant playing”, César Palacio is an American orchestral clarinetist, chamber musician, and music educator of Colombian and Peruvian descent. He has enjoyed critical acclaim across North America for his masterful performances on clarinets of all different shapes and sizes. A passionate orchestral musician, Mr. […]

Bridget Pasker

Cellist Bridget Pasker began her musical studies at the age of 4. Originally from Dubuque, IA, she studied at the Preucil School of Music before earning her Bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School. She then moved to San Francisco where she earned a Master’s degree in Chamber Music and Professional Studies diploma from the San […]

Anna Kim Kazepides

Born in Seoul, Korea, Anna Kim Kazepides came to the United States to pursue her music studies at The Juilliard School. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees studying with teachers Joseph Fuchs, Margaret Pardee, Felix Galimir, and Joel Smirnoff. Prior to joining The Phoenix Symphony in September of 1997 as a second violin, Kazepides […]

Boson Mo

Winner of Third Prize at the 2013 Michael Hill International Violin Competition, Boson was named as one of Canada’s “30 under 30 Top Classical Musicians of 2015” by CBC Radio-Canada.  He is a recipient of the “Prix Joseph-Rouleau” at the 2010 Montreal International Violin Competition as well as a top 25 candidate at the 2015 […]

Dumitru Lazarescu

Dumitru Lazarescu plays second violin. He joined The Phoenix Symphony in the fall of 1982, after his defection in 1980 from Romania, his native country. Born, raised and educated in Romania, Mr. Lazarescu was part of the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Symphony Orchestra for nine years. He began violin studies at the age of six, attended […]

Cheryl Bintz

Cheryl Bintz, a member of the second violin section of The Phoenix Symphony, grew up near Detroit Michigan and was introduced to the violin at age 10 through a school music program. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from Indiana University, where she studied with James Buswell, Gregory Fulkerson and Rostislav Dubinsky. […]

Tessa Gotman Bock

Tessa Gotman Bock, a native of St. Louis, MO, began her studies at age 5. She received her Bachelor’s degree from New England Conservatory of Music in 2008 studying with Lucy Chapman. She then received a Master’s degree in violin performance from Arizona State University under the instruction of Dr. Jonathan Swartz. In addition to […]

Adrienne Finet

A native of Indiana, Adrienne began taking violin lessons at the age of six. In high school, she studied with world renowned teachers Almita and Roland Vamos at the Music Institute of Chicago. She then attended Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD, from 2003-2009. There she received her Bachelor of Music with Shirley Givens […]

Aaron Requiro

A native of Oakland, CA, violinist Aaron Requiro has been an active performer and teacher around Northern California, as well as the Midwest.   Mr. Requiro is former assistant principal second violin of the Elgin symphony, and has performed with the Grant Park Festival Orchestra, as well as Citymusic Cleveland, and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra. He was most […]

Trista (Yat-Sze) Wong

Born in Hong Kong, Trista Wong began playing violin at the age of six. She received her Bachelor of Music at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in 2016, studying with Prof. Zhou Qian. She then received her Master of Music with full scholarship at Peabody Institute, where she studied with Prof. Keng-Yuen Tseng. […]

Mark Deatherage

Mark Deatherage joined The Phoenix Symphony as Associate Principal Viola in 2008, and as Acting Principal Viola in 2009. Born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri, Mr. Deatherage has been professionally engaged by many orchestras in the midwest including the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2007-2008 […]

Mathieu Page-Bouchard

Mathieu Page-Bouchard joined The Phoenix Symphony viola section in 2004. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada he began studying the viola at age eight.  Mathieu earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Viola Performance from the Montreal Conservatory of Music. He went on to earn his Graduate Certificate of Professional Studies in Viola at the Cleveland Institute […]

Karen Bea

Raised in the San Francisco area, Karen began studying the piano at age five and took up the violin, viola, and French horn soon after. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree at Indiana University and her Masters at Carnegie Mellon in Pennsylvania, where she performed with the Pittsburgh Opera and substituted with the Pittsburgh […]


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