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Whether at the symphony, your best friend's wedding, your favorite club or your child's college graduation, our musicians are found everywhere. We are professional, versatile and reliable.

Here is an alphabetical listing of the musicians and ensembles that constitute our union. You may also click on the name of an Instrument to view musicians in that category. To see a list of all of the Instruments or Specialties, click here.

Musician Primary Instrument Additional Instruments Contact
Group Affiliations Styles & Genres
Jeanette "Jeannie" Allen Piano Vocal (724) 910-5132
P.O Box 262
Valencia, PA 16059
Pop, Classical, Jazz, Broadway, Composer, Praiseband
Andrew Augustine Trumpet Cornet, Piccolo Trumpet (412) 855-7060
The Birmingham Brass, Solo Trumpet, Freelance Jazz, Pop, Wedding Ceremony, Holiday Arrangements,Special Events, Brass Trio, Quartet and Quintet
Marissa Knaub Avon Harp (412) 670-3444
Pittsburgh Public Theater, Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, Resonance Works Classical, jazz, pop, theater
Chris Belin Drum set Hand Percussion (412) 512-3155
1320 Lebanon Church Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Independent All
Justin Bendel String Bass Bass Guitar (412) 427-0396
Classical, Jazz, Musical Theater, Shows, Rock
Ron Bickel Piano Keyboard (412) 486-6611 (preferred)
118 Wetzel Rd.
Glenshaw, PA 15116
Jazz, Most forms of popular music
Calvin (Cody) L. Blake III Tuba Bass Guitar (323) 479-1676
1135 Peermont Ave Dormont PA 15216
Los Angeles CA Hollywood Blues Destroyers, PopRock Academy Show Band, Haven Recording staff musician studio session musician for many groups artists
Houston Conroe TX First Baptist Church of Conroe Sanctuary Orchestra, Conroe Symphony Orchestra, Conroe Chamber Orchestra, 45 South cover band, Don Martinez and Raisin Cane cover band, Jared Hyde Band cover band, Desert Roads cover band, many other bar cover bands
Tuba Symphonic, Chamber, Jazz, Dixie , Polka, Show, standards
Bass Rock, Pop, R and B Country, Jazz, HipHop, swing,
Kira Bokalders Clarinet E-flat Clarinet (954) 592-7277 (preferred)
Freelance Classical
Ted Breault Drums (Drum Kit) (412) 262-1441
108 Claridge Drive
Moon Twp., PA 15108
Spectrum II (septet) Jazz (Large and small groups)
Brian Buckley Piano, Keyboard, Synthesizer Organ, Accordion, Melodica, Harpsichord, Arranger (412) 586-5726
Duquesne University, Studio E Entertainment, The Hooligan Brothers Jazz, Classical, Musical Theater, Rock, Country, Popular, Sacred, Composing, Arranging, Accompanist, Weddings, Events
Kathleen Caballero Cello Giambelli String Quartet String Quartet available for weddings,
parties, etc. Playing Classical and Popular music
Carol Capps Viola Violin (814) 442-5900 preferred
PO Box 79103
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Past member of Pittsburgh Opera and Ballet Classical or any written music
Justin Carson Oboe English Horn, Alto Saxophone, FluteClarinet (412) 992-6540
Classical, Baroque, Contempory, Musical Theatre
Christina Chen Cello (732) 642-6192
Megan Connelly Piano Keyboards (412) 364-2429 or (412) 398-4687
837 Washington Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15229
Pittsburgh Musical Theater Classical, Pop, Musical Theater
Janice Coppola Clarinet Bass Clarinet,Alto Saxophone,Music Copyist and Transcriber (412) 735-5973 c
604 Hamilton Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205-1711
Klezlectic Klezmer, Balkin, Jazz, Classical
Kevin Danchik Percussion Drums, Timpani (412) 831-2086
Edgewood Symphony Orchestra, Christ Church of Grove Farms Band, Versatility, Opera Theatre of Pittsburgh All
Raymond A. DeFade Saxophones Clarinet, Flute, Arranger (412) 881-0698
956 Angelo Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Pittsburgh Symphony Pops, Pittsburgh Musical Theater, Latshaw Productions, Soiree Band (Jazz/Rock/Pop), Skyliners, Freelance Contemporary, Broadway, Pop, Recording Sessions, Jazz, Rock
Rebecca Dodson-Webster French Horn (570) 724-4584
58 Walnut Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Orchestra of Southern Finger Lakes Classical
Scott Elliott Guitar (412) 849-4700
304 Lakeview Court, Washington, PA 15301
Soloist:Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pgh Civic Light Orchestra, Pgh Musical Theatre, Pgh Opera Theatre, WV Public Theatre, many others Jazz, Classical,Acoustic (Adult Contemporary), Video Links on Scottelliottguitar webpage
Louise Farbman Viola Giambelli String Quartet String Quartet available for weddings,
parties, etc. Playing Classical and Popular music
Zachary Flaus Cello (724) 612-9227
5401 Hardt Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044 (preferred)
Substitute with Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, Silver Cello Duo (cello and flute) Classical, Chamber Music, Rock, Pop
Marino Galluzzo Saxophones Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo, Bass Clarinet (412) 306-0498
2988 W Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Three Rivers Saxophone Quartet, Marino and Nancy Duo Classical. Chamber music, Shows, Musical Theater, Freelance
Zachary Flaus Cello (724) 612-9227
5401 Hardt Road, Gibsonia, PA 15044 (preferred)
Substitute with Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, Silver Cello Duo (cello and flute) Classical, Chamber Music, Rock, Pop
Jena Gardner French Horn (559) 285-7408
Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Arabesque Winds, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Classical, Chamber Music, Pops, Theater
Silvia Games Cello 412-452-8707
Pittsburgh PA
Aura Ensemble, cello solo and chamber music ensemble, Strings, winds and singers. Weddings and any kind of events. Classical, Tango, Latin-american, American songs, Valses, Contemporary, special arrangements.
Jerry Gaudi Jr Trumpet (412) 849-3434
807 Lewis Ave
Jeannette, PA 15644
ELCO, Alia Musica
Jennifer Gerhard Viola Violin, Flute (412) 366-0545 H
(412) 512-8046 C
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Civic Light Opera, Broadway Series, CLO Cabaret Theatre, Wheeling Symphony, Music on the Edge (contemporary music), PBS My Music Orchestra, Latshaw Productions, "Valeska" chamber music ensemble, Freelance Symphonic, Opera & Ballet, Contemporary, Broadway, Pop, Recording Sessions, Chamber Music, Weddings, Events
Nick Gimiliano Drums (412) 889-5190
Pittsburgh, PA
Pure Gold, PBS My Music Orchestra, Freelance All
Tom Allan Grengs Accordion(electronic or accoustic) Tuba,
Bass Guitar
The Tom Allan Variety Band Classic Jazz Standards, Swing, Latin, Country, Italian/French Polkas
Maureen Conlon Gutierrez Violin
Erie Philharmonic, National Philharmonic, Tangueros de Ley (Tango Band), Hot Metal Strings (Music for Special Events, Weddings, etc.)
Ralph Guzzi Trumpet Arranger, Flugelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet (412) 418-7611
Pittsburgh, PA
Franco Corso (music director), HJD Productions, Latshaw Productions, PBS My Music Orchestra, McKeesport Symphony Orchestra, Rick Purcell Orchestra Jazz, Rock, Classical, Pops, Weddings, Events
Robin Hasenpflug Cello (724) 431-6072
Freelance Musician and Director of Musica Bellissima, event ensemble Orchestral,chamber and solo musician. Classical musicians available for weddings and other events
Joe Herndon Trumpet Flugelhorn, CornetPiccolo Trumpet (412) 215-2504
5410 Turner Rd.
Gibsonia, PA 15044 (preferred)
Azucar Salsa Band,Balcony Big Band,Big Band Sounds of Packard, Billy Price Band, Lets Be Frank Orchestra, Latshaw Pops Orchestra, Pittsburgh CLO, Pittsburgh Broadway Series Orchestra, Resounding Brass, Solo, Studio, and Freelance Commercial,Classical, Jazz, Lead, Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions, Studio Sessions and Broadway Shows
Lindsay Hills Violin (206) 683-0870
5645 Hempstead Rd. Apt. 10
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Clint Hoover Chromatic and Diatonic Harmonica Guitar, Vocals, Hand Percussion, Theremin (612) 721-6579
825 Orchard Ave, Avalon, PA 15202
Clint Hoover and Rick Manasa, The Martin E. Rosenberg Jazz Group Jazz, Blues, Pop, Folk, Country and Rock
Reid J. Hoyson Drumset, Timbales, Latin Percussion (412) 343-1604 H
(412) 523-2635 C
79 Markham Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15228
The Soiree Band Pop, Jazz, Latin, Shows
Anne M. Jackovic Violin (412) 708-7859
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Erie Philharmonic, Key West Symphony Classical
Curtis Johnson Saxophones (All) Flute, Piccolo Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet (412) 231-1504 H
(412) 310-4542 C
Pittsburgh, PA
Latshaw Productions, PBS My Music Orchestra, Freelance Jazz, Rock, Classical, Pops, Weddings, Events
J.J. Johnson Viola Violin (480) 703-9024
1319 N Franklin Apt #1
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet Classical
Ian Kane Piano (718) 687-8374
1129 Termon Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The Blue-Hots Jazz (Solo or Ensemble) Stride,Swing, Bebop,
Sarah Kendis Oboe English Horn (216) 789-1682
Cayuga Chamber Orchestra Classical, Baroque, Contempory
Elisa Kohanski Cello (412) 656-4291
Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet, Wheeling Symphony, Erie Symphony, Trillium Trio (Flute, Violin, Cello),Ion Sound Project, Music on the Hill Classical
Andrew Kohn String Bass (412) 621-3758
942 Alpena St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Orchestra,
Risé Kostilnik Oboe English Horn (724) 443-0625 Westmoreland Symphony Classical, Baroque, Contempory
Gene Laus Trumpet Flugelhorn (412) 380-9255 H
(412) 916-4315 C
521 Fieldstone Dr.
Monroeville, PA 15146
Freelance Classical, Jazz, Big Band, Musicals, Commercial, Top 40, Studio
Rick Laus Drums Percussion (412) 370-9621
35 Sunnyside Ave.
Carnegie, PA 15106
Groove Merchant, RML Jazz Rock, Jazz, R&B, Latin, African Percussion,Orchestral, Musical, Funk
Ryan Leonard Clarinet E-flat Clarinet,Bass Clarinet (908) 313-1384
Freelance Classical-Symphonic, Chamber, Contemporary, Swing, Pop
Albert (Bert) Lerini Percussion (724) 417-0646
913 Cherry St.
Aliquippa, PA 15001
Melissa Lessure Flute Piccolo Flute, Alto Flute (412) 635-0131
1621 King James Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Sterling and Strings, Johnstown Symphony, McKeesport Symphony Classical duos, trios, quartets, quintets...
Suzanne Levinson Flute Piccolo Flute, Alto Flute (412) 221-9382 H (preferred)
(412) 417-2352 C (preferred)
317 Rockfield Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Pittsburgh Savoyards, Freelance Classical, Contemporary, New Compositions, Opera, Musicals, Light Jazz/ Irish, Sacred, Recitals, Recording, Duo/Trio/Solos for Weddings, Parties, Events
Jerry Lucarelli Piano/Organ Keyboard (412) 384-4066 H
Lucarelli Brothers Band Tuesday Night Big Band Upper Level Big Band
Jeffrey T. Mangone Sr. String Bass Bass Guitars (4, 5, 6 string - fretted and fretless), Tuba (412) 512-8077
326 Holiday Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15237-2025
Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Ballet, Wheeling Symphony, Music on the Edge, Latshaw Productions, PBS My Music Orchestra, Civic Light Opera, Pittsburgh Broadway Series, Ken Karsh Trio, Catch 22 Classical, Jazz, Funk, Broadway Shows, Stage Shows, Studio
Richard G Mansfield Saxophones Clarinet, Flute (412) 761-1602
115 Linda Vista Rd.
Sewickley, Pa. 15143
Holiday House; PSO; & others ( American Soundtrack Series; Brother Rick; PBS ) Jazz; R& R; Doo Wop & Oldies; Show work; & all general styles of music.
John Marcinizyn Guitar Banjo (412) 860-6567
solo guitar, guitar duo, flute and guitar, guitar and voice, jazz quartet, Dixieland band, various ensembles Classical, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Folk, Popular Styles
Charles May Violin (412) 831-1898
1272 Delfield Dr., Bethel Park PA 15102"
Christine Mazza Harp (304) 598-2569
Morgantown, WV
Huntington (WV) Symphony, Johnstown Symphony, Latshaw Productions, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Classical, Pops, Weddings, Events
Julie McGough Flute Piccolo (412) 854-1367
Pittsburgh, PA
Freelance, McKeesport Symphony, Weddings Classical,Irish, Duo, Trio, Quartet
Stephen McGough Trumpet (412) 854-1367
Pittsburgh, PA
Freelance, McKeesport Symphony, Weddings Classical,Brass Quintet
John McCarthy Viola Violin, (724) 924-4488
105 Greenbriar Drive, Venitia, PA 15367
Schenley String Quartet Chamber Music, Church groups, "Messiah", Solo, Senior Centers entertainment, Irish Fiddle
Kevin McManus Tenor Trombone Alto and Bass Trombones, Euphonium, Bass Trumpet, Arranger (724) 554-0738
1813 LaFayette Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15218-2412
Broadway NYC, PBS My Music Orchestra, Latshaw Productions, HJD Productions, The Four Tops, The Temptations, The Rick Purcell Orchestra, Azucar, Pittsburgh Ceremonial Brass, Memorial Park Brass Quintet, Pittsburgh Trombone Project, The Bone Forum, The Collective Jazz Octet. Classical, Jazz, Commerical, Broadway Shows, Studio
Jack (John) McLaughlin Guitar (412) 921-5812
1127 Valora St., Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Solo, Frank Podroskey Jazz,Rock, Country, Top 40, Latin, Musical Theater
Robert J. Michaels Guitar Bass Guitar, Drums (412) 766-0519
172 N. Jackson Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
EXPEN$E Rock, Blues, Classical
Barbara O'Brien Flute Piccolo Flute, Alto Flute (724) 787-5493
Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Renaissance City Winds, Shanizzin, Wheeling Symphony Orchestra Classical, Jazz Fusion, Weddings, Events
Heidi Peck Clarinet E-flat Clarinet (412) 805-0151
203 Kings Highway, Carnegie, PA 15106
Pittsburgh, PA 15102
Akron Symphony Orchestra Classical, Opera, Chamber Music, Broadway Shows, Musical Theater
Dawn Posey Violin (812) 455-9168
Pittsburgh, PA
Latshaw Productions, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra Classical, Pops, Weddings, Events
Rick Purcell Piano Keyboard, Vocal (412) 276-9507
(412) 915-6031
1195 Arrowwood Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
The Rick Purcell Band featuring Shari Richards, Shari Richards/Rick Purcell Duo Pop, Jazz, Rock, Blues, Light Classical, Weddings, Events
Cara Rozgonyi Flute Piano (412) 901-2007
124 W. Eugene Ave Munhall, PA 15120
Penn Trafford Community Band, St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Homestead Park United Methodist Church Classical, Oldies, Religious, Classic Rock,
Elliott Ratliff Trombone (412) 302-1438
North Suburban Symphonic Band, West Hills Symphonic Band, Trombone Forum Big Band Concert Band, Orchestra, Jazz
Susanna P. Reilly Cello (412) 656-3607 (preferred)
Sterling and Strings Anything!
Amanda Sage Flute Piccolo Flute, Baroque Flute (724) 217-4694
Freelance, Pittsburgh Philharmonic, Undercroft Opera, Dolce Appassionato Trio Early Music, Baroque, Classical, Contemporary, Sacred Music, Orchestral, Opera, Ballet, Wind Ensemble, Solo, Chamber, Recording Sessions, Weddings and other Special Events
Renate Sakins Oboe (412) 731-2611
939 S Trenton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Renaissance City Winds, Akron Symphony Classical
Dr. F. Derrick Scott Trumpet Piccolo Trumpet Conductor (412) 491-6831
1775 Lisa Dr. Apt 9
Indiana, PA 15701
Freelance Extra with: Wheeling, McKeesport, River Cities Symphonies Classical, Pop, Wedding ceremony Brass Quintet, Brass trio, Special Events, Original Compositions, Arrangements for any classical format
Jennifer Sternick Violin (412) 465-0654
Classical Music, New Classical Music, Chamber Music, Collaborative Projects, Symphony Orchestra, Musical Theatre, Opera, Ballet, Private Events
Mairi C. Thompson Violin Giambelli String Quartet String Quartet available for weddings,
parties, etc. Playing Classical and Popular music
Liz Thompson French Horn (314) 570-7048 (preferred)
Classical, Pops
Stephanie Tobin Oboe English Horn (919) 930-5171
1447 Orchlee St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Classical: Orchestral, Chamber, Solo
Paula Tuttle Cello (412) 725-1115
Pittsburgh, PA
Latshaw Productions, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra, Cello Cello (cello duo), PBS My Music Orchestra, Victoriana Ensembles, Freelance Chamber Music, Solo recitals, Recording Sessions, Weddings and Events Performing Classical and Popular music
Steven Vance violin (724)444-8400; (800)303-1947
3525 Woodlake Dr. Allison Park PA 15101
Keystring Violin and Piano Duo, Cafe Trio, Vienna Nights Orchestra, Strio Strolling Violin Trio, Extreme Strings Quartet, SkyView Jazz Trio, Fiddlemania, Titanic Dinner Adventure Strolling, Classical, Ensembles, Irish, Italian, Hungarian/Gypsy, Jazz, Fiddling, Electric Violin, Rock, Pop, New Age, Weddings, Special Events, Parties
Amelia Van Howe Oboe English Horn (248) 412-3339
Aeolian Winds, Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra, Johnstown Symphony (sub), Pittsburgh Philharmonic Classical
Jay Villella Trumpet Cornet,Flugelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet, Bugle (412) 477-8010 preferred
Orchestra, Chamber, Latin, Rock/Blues/Pop
Deb Weible Drums set Percussion (412) 712-1035 O
(412) 952-8066 C
308 Thornwood Drive,
Pittsburgh, PA 15239
Pittsburgh Doo Wop Big Band, The Pittsburgh Doo Wop Combo,The Tuesday Night Big Band, River City Swing, The Wally Merriman Trio, Dixie Spirit, West Hills Symphonic Band, West Hills German Band, Glass City Swing Band Jazz, Big Band, Doo Wop, Latin, Oldies
David Wingenbach Trumpet Flugelhorn, Piccolo Trumpet (814) 572-5939
158 Conroy Ln., Slippery Rock, PA. 16057
Balcony Big Band, In Transit, Lets be Frank Orchestra, The Temptations, Pittsburgh Musical Theatre, Freelance Pittsburgh Commercial,Top 40/Pop, Jazz, Lead, Classical, Broadway Shows
Tara Yaney Flute Piccolo Flute,Native American Flute, Clarinet (412) 400-5701
Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, Duo Cieli (Flute and Guitar) Classical, Pop and Jazz, Weddings
Natalie Zemba Bassoon Recorder (339) 222-1419
5533Covode St. Apt. 22, Pittsburgh, PA. 15217
Carl Zittrer Piano Electonic Keyboards/Digital (412) 290-4930
P.O. Box 14624, Pittsburgh, PA. 15234
Ragtime, Dixieland, Honky-Tonk,Silent movie piano,