Office & Board

Mission Statement

The mission of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra is to inspire, educate, and connect our communities through live orchestral music.

MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR
Toshiyuki Shimada
 
OFFICERS

President
Ellen C. Cummings

Vice President
Catherine Marrion

Treasurer
Thomas R. Castle
     
 Secretary
Anne H. Wilkinson
     
 Immediate Past President
Robert P. Reed
 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

John P. Anthony
Katherine Bergeron
Tom Berl
Liane Crawford
Kathleen Crook
Svetlana Kasem-Beg
Catherine A. Marrion
 JohnPaul Morales
Edward (Bud) O'Donnell
Naomi Otterness
Ana M. Schneider
Anish Shah
Gary Upton


PAST  PRESIDENTS

Wilifred A. Park, Henkle Scott, Edward Adams, Adam Perkins, 

John C. Albohm, Nelson White, G.S. Torrey, Seymour Hendel, 

Robert Weller, William Mehlman, Robert Shannon, Clarence Sharp, 

Thomas  Althuis,  William  Lockwood, Robert N. Rue,

Julie C. Maisch, Barry Levinson, Peter F. Stuart, Esq., 

Richard A. Bauerfeld, Mark E. Ginsberg, 

Dorothy A. Askelson, Pamela A. Akins,

Wanda E. (Beth) Tillman, Alan R. Proctor, Duncan Stoddard,

Lois  Andrews,  Paul McGlinchey, Thomas R. CastleAna M. Schneider, Robert P. Reed


OFFICE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Caleb Bailey | caleb@ectsymphony.com

EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR

Daniel Brandl | daniel@ectsymphony.com


BOOKKEEPER

Roanna Breen | roanna@ectsymphony.com


MUSIC LIBRARIAN

John Biatowas | jbiatowas@gmail.com


PERSONNEL MANAGER

Rich Dumas | rich@ectsymphony.com


EMERITUS  MUSIC DIRECTOR

Victor Norman


ECSO MUSIC  DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR

Toshiyuki Shimada


FRIENDS PRESIDENT

Gay Clarkson


CHORUS DIRECTOR

Wendy Moy

CHORUS PRESIDENT

Kathy  Walburn


EMERITUS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Isabelle G. Singer

YOUTH ORCHESTRA PRESIDENT

Scott Westervelt

YOUTH ORCHESTRA TREASURER

JoAnne Westervelt

YOUTH ORCHESTRA DIRECTOR (Grades 8 - 12)
Kathleen Anderson

STRINGS ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR (Grades 4 - 8)
Shannon Stevenson

RECORDING  ENGINEER

Kuljit Rehncy


ORCHESTRA REPRESENTATIVES

Connie Coghlan

Joan Winters




 

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Symphony Orchestra
289 State Street
New London, CT 06320

Phone: 860-443-2876

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Radio

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony in B minor, Op. 58
Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14
Britten: Peter Grimes: Sea Interludes (4), Op. 33a
Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 1 "A sea symphony"
Mahler: Symphony no 2 in C minor "Resurrection"
Tchaikovsky: Symphony no 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde: Prelude and Liebestod
Verdi: I lombardi
Shostakovich: Symphony no 5 in D minor, Op. 47
Nielsen: Symphony no 4, Op. 29 "Inextinguishable"
Elgar: Concerto for Cello in E minor, Op. 85
Beethoven: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36
Snider: Disquiet
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music
Stravinsky: Symphony of Psalms
Strauss: Don Juan, Op. 20
Wagner: Prelude to Act III of Lohengrin
Smetana: The Moldau
Prokofiev: Symphony no 5 in B flat major, Op. 100
Liszt: Les préludes, S 97
Sibelius: Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 43
Elgar: Nimrod from Enigma Variations
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Strauss: Ein Heldenleben, Op. 40
Berlioz: Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9
Wagner: Die Meistersinger, prelude
Elgar: Coronation Ode, Op. 44
Holst: The Planets, Op. 32/H 125
Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35
Wagner: Overture to Tannhäuser
Novacek: Intoxication
Mussorgsky: The Great Gate of Kiev
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue
Coolidge: Pioneer Dances
Copland: Suite from Our Town
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Kern: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
Strauss: Tod und Verklärung, Op. 24 "Death and Transfiguration"
Tchaikovsky: Hamlet Overture, Op. 67
Dvorak: Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
Mozart: Mass in C major, K 317 "Coronation"
Dvorak: Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World"

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The ECSO operates with additional support from the Department of Economic and Community Development, Connecticut Office of the Arts which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.