The Principal Circle

principal circle

Comprised of our most dedicated festival enthusiasts, The Principal Circle supports the Festival Orchestra’s amazingly talented principal chairs.  Join the Circle today, and your tax-deductible gift of $1,000 will ensure that these vital members of the 2017 festival are of the highest quality.  

If you are interested in sponsoring one of our wonderful musicians, please contact:

Sue Haug, director of the School of Music
232 Music Building I
University Park, PA 16802
814-863-4421

2017 Principal Circle Members
Saturday Concert Sponsor
Dottie and Paul Rigby
Wednesday Concert Sponsor
Barbara Palmer
Music Director and Conductor
Harold O’Connor Chair
Concertmaster
Nancy O’Connor Chair
Second Violin
Eleanor Lewis Chair
Viola
Pieter and Lida Ouwehand Chair
Cello
Eileen Leibowitz Chair
Double Bass
Foxdale Village Chair
Flute
Eleanor D. Armstrong Chair
Oboe
Mimi Barash Coppersmith Chair
Clarinet
Gary Bontrager Chair
Bassoon
still available
Horn
Lee and Grace Ormston Chair
Trumpet
Gordon and Carol DeJong Chair
Timpani
Jackie Hunt Chair
Piano
Heather Fleck Chair
Harp
still available