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The New Hampshire Philharmonic is the state’s premier training orchestra, offering concerts and educational programs to audiences and students across New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts.  We are a community-based 70+ person orchestra performing 10 concerts annually at Seifert Performing Arts Center in Salem, New Hampshire located in Salem High School. 


The New Hampshire Philharmonic is the oldest orchestra in the state, tracing its roots to 1895.  The Philharmonic exists to connect people to the power of classical music, through compelling concerts and engaging programs. The orchestra serves as a living laboratory, bringing together the finest student, amateur and professional musicians from across New Hampshire. The Philharmonic provides educational outreach programs to area students and adults.


“A fine arts flagship for New Hampshire”

New Hampshire Union Leader


The Philharmonic delivers on its mission of educational outreach programs and services in a number of ways.

  • Presenting an annual children’s concert (with our ever-popular instrument petting zoo)

  • Inviting student musicians to play at NH Phil concerts

  • Pre-concert talks by the music director before each performance

  • Mentoring student members of the orchestra


“My experiences with the New Hampshire Philharmonic were of critical importance to my growth as a musician.”

Grammy-award winning composer John Adams


The Philharmonic serves as a living laboratory for the best students and amateurs from New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts to work with professional musicians to present engaging renderings of the core repertoire. The Philharmonic complements the many fine orchestras of New Hampshire that are composed predominantly of professional musicians.


“Professional-caliber musicianship… tight, well-drilled and confident”



The Philharmonic provides engaging and high-quality concerts of classical and semi-classical music to residents from towns across New Hampshire and Northern Massachusetts.


“If you’re interested in music made locally, the Philharmonic is well worth your attention”

New Hampshire Magazine

Orchestra Members

Music Director

Violin I

Rebecca Katsenes-
Jarrod Solloway
Matthew Austin
Louise Kandle
Kate Ford
Elyse Flynn
Reece Hartnett
AnnMarie Glisson
Aniko Geladze
Nicholas So


Violin II

Zoe Martel
Rachel Record
Nikki Billiri
Rebecca Kelly
Anya Lebdeva
Jan Langevin
William Lu
Susan Rees
Elaine Zhan
Arabella Mariano
Lindsey Marquis



Dave Cabral
Jonathan Byrne 
Julia Perelgut 
Stuart Goldstein 
Henry MacDonnell 
Emma Michaud
Paige Normandin


Ethan Cheng
Kurt Villiard 
Richard Harwood
Molly Goldstein
Dan Delisi
Rachel Janielis
Wil Latulippe
Rebekah Goldstein
Susan Yost


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Ed Marshall

John Stewart

Dylan Rader

Anthony Eng



Kylie Elliott

Terry D'Errico


Michelle Stockman 



Amy Dinsmore

Natalie Berger



Pat Cunningham

Dale McDonald


Bass Clarinet

Bob Sinclair



Justin Wright

Mikaela Kosta



Jenny Epstein

Dave Sharma

Hikari McDowell



Matt Miller

Jiffi Rainie

Vincent Duval

Emily Tomasi



Janet Travis

Nathan Shower 

Val Zanchuk

Bruce Drusendahl
Shea Callahan
Steve Gasiorowski

Larry Jones 

Tim Cohen

Gregg Cunningham
Adam Cahalane
Katie Inamorati
Matthew Bruneau
Braden Masera
Maria Sato


Emily Richardson

Andrew LeFoley



Ethan Cheng,
Co-Librarian Director

Terry Derrico

Nicholas So

Personnel Director

Production Assistant
Jack Cody



Norma Milne

Nancy Goldstein

Michael Pennisi

Abbie DeGennaro

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