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Symphony Staff

Symphony Staff

The orchestra is supported by a dedicated board, office staff and many wonderful volunteers. Their tireless efforts help to make each performance an enjoyable and enriching experience for our patrons and the city of Federal Way.

The Symphony is dependent upon members of the community who volunteer their time to support the operations of the orchestra. From Board members, to fund raisers, to ticket takers, to helping in our office, volunteers make an enormous contribution. Many thanks.

Board Officers

René Ewing, President
Kathi Ferrari, Vice President
Dr. Jennie Hendrie, Secretary
John Gibson, Treasurer
David Bruell, Past President

Board Members

Yong Anderson
Donna Berger
Frank Blacker
Lu Joslin-Lester
Kathryn Murphy
Kathi Villaruz
Susan White
Emeritus: Nancy Ise

Symphony Operations

Kari Wade, Office Manager
Jim Englund, Financial Administrator
Jean Balogh, Education Progam Coordinator

Artistic Management

A. Brian Davenport, Music Director & Conductor
Marjorie Kransberg-Talvi, Concertmaster
Mannfried Funk, Orchestra Personnel
Lisa Schmidt, Orchestra Librarian

Concert Logistics

Liz Johnson, FWS Auxilliary President
Kirby Luther, Orchesterwart
Ed Mashburn, Concert Piano Tuning
Tim Waisanen, Lighting and Sound

Accounting Services

Schneider and Kobata, P.S.