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A Symphonic Jewel Box
October 15, 2023 | 2:30pm

Dive into the sparkling world of orchestral brilliance with the Hampton Roads Philharmonic! In ‘Symphonic Jewel Box,’ we unveil the finest gems of classical music, featuring iconic works from the masters, including Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Stravinsky, and Mozart. Experience the triumphant power of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, a haunting journey through Beethoven’s Eroica funeral march, the enchanting melodies of Mozart’s Symphony No. 40, and the captivating storytelling of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.

Symphony No. 40, Mozart 
I. Molto Allegro 

Symphony No. 3, Beethoven 
II. Marcia funebre 

Symphony No. 5, Beethoven 
I. Allegro con brio 

Symphony No. 4, Mendelssohn 
II. Andante con moto 

Symphonie Fantastique, Berlioz 
IV. March to the Scaffold 

The Firebird Suite, Stravinsky/Isaac 
VI. Berceuse 
VII. Lullaby 


Steven Brindle, Music Director 

Violin I 
Peggy Watson
Alice Cryer
Mary Huber
Luke Heddle
Janet Nelson
Keri Houser
Mary Dart
Kaysea Calvert 

Violin II 
Steve Wood
Laurie McNemar
Myfanwy Morgan
Margaret Mastbrook
Kendra Deuble
Sharon Katzman 

Bryan Williams
Jan Ryan
Charlie Whitacre
Sarah Quemada
Katherine Wease

Joanna Pearson
DJ Whitacre
Shea Matthews
Becky Smithson
Christoph Leeman
Daniel Williams 

Kevin Garner
John Lenwell 

Traci Bluhm
Cathy Francis 

Cathy Francis


Melinda Mckenzie
Todd Worsham

English Horn 
Todd Worsham 

Gene Chieffo
Camiel Sims 

Mike Marshall
John Parker 

Paul Tiller
Chelsey Hamm
Emily Judd
Christian Van Deven 

Kerry Moffit
Shahana Keisler 

Mark Hendrickson
Steven Thompson
David Bason 

Steve Rossman 

Dalia Berman 

David Randolph 

Melvin Lauf, Jr. 


The Hampton Roads Philharmonic relies on your generous support to continue growing and to bring exciting music to your community. In addition to supporting the HRP Presents concert series, your donation helps the orchestra plan community events and bring great music to churches, local organizations, and businesses. LEARN MORE about how you can help. 

Sustainers ($1,000 or more)
Margaret Mastbrook
Paul & Kelly Tiller
Dr. Robert Howard Jr.
Stephen Wood & Eileen Chadis
Dr. Christoph Leeman
Mr. & Mrs. Jason Houser
Mr. John Dorsey
Mr. & Mrs. David Heddle

Benefactors ($500-$999)
Mr. & Mrs. Edward Guldner
Janna Fitzgerald
Nathan Bennet

Patron ($250-$499)
Lynn M. Seebacher
Mr. & Mrs. Peter Morgan
Michael Marshall
Cellis Chocolate Chips
George & Janet Nelson
Simone & Simona, Instructors & Professional Dancers

Sponsor ($100-$249)
Virginia Glover
John & Isabelle Cummings
Laurie McNemar
Evelyn Perry
Mr. & Mrs. Carroll Glasco
Mark Hendrickson
Alice Cryer
William & Roxanna Anderson
David & Shirlie Anson
Robert Doggett
Sharon Katzman
Raymond Jones
Jan & Jack Ryan
Patty Price
Edna Griffenhagen
George & Dona McKenzie
Mr. & Mrs. Ray Walsh
Eugene & Michel Chieffo
James & Judy Torrey
William Schearer
Robert Kimsey
David & Christine Evans
Dr. Chelsey Hamm

Friend (Up to $99)
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Adams
Shahana Keisler
Cathy Francis
Paquitta Laverents
Camiel Sims
Julie Bednarek
Colonel & Mrs. I.N. McInnis, Jr.
Richard Wertime
William Coker
Lydia Crim
Daniel Stuck
Larissa Steblen
Mr. & Mrs. James Savinsky
Billie Paxton Einselen
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Board of Directors

Music Director & Conductor 
Steven Brindle 

Executive Director & Orchestra Manager
Gene Chieffo 

Social Media/Programs Librarian 
Emmet Aylor Traci Bluhm 

Board of Directors 
Dr. Chelsey Hamm, Chair
Mike Marshall, Vice-Chair
Kerry Moffit, Secretary
Stephen Wood, Treasurer
Traci Bluhm
Keri Houser
Shea Matthews
Lynn Sebacher 

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