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Programs: Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion

Andrew Price

Oboist Andrew Price has recently joined the faculty of Boston University School of Music as a Lecturer of oboe. He is principal oboist for the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and regularly plays with the Boston Pops Orchestra and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He is also acting principal oboe for the Boston Lyric Opera. He is […]

Kenneth Radnofsky

Saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky has appeared as soloist with leading orchestras and ensembles throughout the world, including the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra and New York Philharmonic under the direction of Maestro Kurt Masur, Jerusalem Symphony, Dresden Staatskapelle, Boston Pops, Taipei and Taiwan Symphonies, New World Symphony, BBC Concert Orchestra, Marlboro Festival, Portland String Quartet, and Moscow Autumn, a Russian new […]

Mike Roylance

Mike W. Roylance became the tubist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the start of the 2003 Tanglewood season. Mr. Roylance attended the University of Miami and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. At Rollins College, he served on the faculty, conducting the brass ensemble and directing the […]

Eric Ruske

Horn soloist Eric Ruske has established himself as an artist of international acclaim. Named Associate Principal Horn of The Cleveland Orchestra at the age of 20, he also toured and recorded extensively during his six-year tenure as hornist of the Empire Brass Quintet. His impressive solo career began when he won the 1986 Young Concert […]

Robert Sheena

Robert Sheena joined the Boston Symphony Orchestra as its English horn player in May 1994, at the start of that year’s Boston Pops season. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of California at Berkeley and his Master of Music degree from Northwestern University School of Music. During the 1986–1987 season, he […]

Samuel Solomon

Samuel Z. Solomon teaches percussion at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston University, is Percussion Director of The Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI), and Artistic Director of the Juilliard Summer Percussion Seminar. From 2007-2011 he was president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Percussive Arts Society. His book, “How to Write for Percussion,” has received critical acclaim from […]

Linda Toote

A native of New York, Linda Toote is the Principal Flutist of the Boston Lyric Opera. A frequent performer with the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops and Esplanade Orchestras as Principal Flute, Second Flute and Piccolo, she has also appeared as soloist with these groups on several occasions. She has held Principal Flute positions […]