The Oregon Symphony, based in Portland, has announced three additions to its playing roster for 2010-11. JONATHAN GREENEY, principal timpani, holds a graduate degree in percussion performance from Cleveland State University and a bachelor’s from the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He has served as assistant principal timpanist for the Orquesta Sinfonica de Xalapa (Veracruz, Mexico) and also performed with three Ohio organizations: the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra and the Youngstown and Toledo symphonies. KYLE MUSTAIN, oboe and English horn, earned a master’s degree from Yale University and a bachelor’s from the Curtis Institute of Music. He has held positions in the Indianapolis, Richmond, and Houston symphonies as well as Brazil’s Philharmonic Orchestra of Minas Gerais. SILU FEI, section viola, holds an artist diploma from the Colburn School Conservatory of Music in Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in viola performance from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. He joins the Oregon Symphony following a decade of experience with professional and youth orchestras in Asia and the U.S., including the San Francisco Symphony.
Posted October 13, 2010