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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
Linda Andersen Violin Viola (412) 833-2222
65 Oregon Trail, Mt. Lebanon PA 15234
Linda Andersen Studios is centrally located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh (i.e. Bethel Park, Upper St. Clair, Castle Shannon, Whitehall, Green Tree, Dormont, South Park, Peters Township, Brentwood, Baldwin, Scott Township, Jefferson Hills, Bridgeville, Pleasant Hills, McMurray, and more...)
Westmoreland Symphony, String Quartet, Trio, Duo, Solo, and and other Freelance work Classical, "Lite" Classical, Musical Theatre, Pop, Religious, Wedding, and more...
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
Gilbert Bigenho, Jr. Violin Viola (412) 326-8777
1131 Varner Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15227
Home studio located in South Hills area of Pittsburgh
Group affiliations:Altoona Symphony, Bay Chamber Players and Johnstonbaugh Music Center. Freelance affiliations include: Mantovani Touring Orchestra, Pittsburgh Opera, CLO, Wheeling, Savannah Symphony, West Virginia Symphony, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Sandpoint and Blossom Music Fesivals.  
Kira Bokalders Clarinet E-flat Clarinet (954) 592-7277 (preferred)
Freelance Classical
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
Christina Chen Cello (732) 642-6192
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
Hank Edwardo Accordion (412) 687-6416
201 Taylor St,
Pittsburgh PA 15224
Ethnic and Pop
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
Marino Galluzzo Saxophones Clarinet, Flute, Piccolo, Bass Clarinet (412) 480-3095
2988 W Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Three Rivers Saxophone Quartet, Marino and Nancy Duo Classical. Chamber music, Shows, Musical Theater, Freelance
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
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
Grace Houde Bassoon (904) 891-7396
223 Ridge Ave, Winkinsburg PA 15221
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
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
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
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
Stephen Smietana Drumset, Total Percussion (keyboards, timpani, etc.) Vocals, Trombone 724-882-4107
329 First Ave
Hyde Park PA 15641
Westmoreland Sinfonia, Westmoreland Symphonic Winds, Freelance Drumset & Percussion Musical Theater, Show Music, Jazz, Rock, Country, Latin, Orchestral, Wind Band, Jazz Combo, Big Band, Funk, R&B, Studio
Renate Sakins Oboe (412) 731-2611
939 S Trenton Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Renaissance City Winds, Akron Symphony Classical
Jennifer Sternick Violin (412) 465-0654
Classical Music, New Classical Music, Chamber Music, Collaborative Projects, Symphony Orchestra, Musical Theatre, Opera, Ballet, Private Events
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
Amelia Van Howe Oboe English Horn (248) 412-3339
Aeolian Winds, Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra, Johnstown Symphony (sub), Pittsburgh Philharmonic Classical
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
Carl Zittrer Piano Electonic Keyboards/Digital (412) 290-4930
P.O. Box 14624, Pittsburgh, PA. 15234
Ragtime, Dixieland, Honky-Tonk,Silent movie piano,