Artistic: Las Vegas Philharmonic

Posted on: September 13, 2016

The Las Vegas Philharmonic has announced the appointments of MYROSLAVA KHOMIK, section first violin; HUI LIM, section second violin; TYLER VAHLDICK, second trombone; CARMEN IZZO, assistant principal clarinet/bass clarinet; and ALEX ROSALES GARCIA, second bassoon.

Myroslava Khomik has served as acting assistant concertmaster with California’s New West Symphony and Alaska’s Juneau Symphony Orchestra, and as acting principal second violin with the Fresno Philharmonic and Long Beach Opera in California. A native of Ukraine, Khomik holds a DMA from UCLA, a master’s degree in music from California State University-Fullerton, and a bachelor’s from Chapman University Conservatory of Music (Orange, Calif.).

Hui Lim, also a violinist in the Reno Philharmonic and Reno Chamber Orchestra, has performed with the Greensboro (N.C.) Symphony Orchestra, the Tallahassee (Fla.) Symphony Orchestra, and several orchestras in Singapore. She holds a master’s degree from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree from Eastman School of Music in Rochester. N.Y.

Tyler Vahldick has served a principal trombone with Michigan Opera Theatre and the Wichita (Kans.) Symphony Orchestra, and as a substitute musician with the Detroit, Charleston (S.C.), St. Louis, and Kansas City symphonies as well as numerous orchestras in the U.K. and Europe. Vahldick holds a master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music and a bachelor’s from the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Carmen Izzo has served as principal clarinet with Idaho’s Boise Philharmonic Orchestra and the Central City Opera Orchestra in Denver, Colo. Prior to these posts he performed with Chicago Opera Theatre, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and several Japanese orchestras. Izzo earned a master’s degree in music from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s in music from DePaul University in Chicago.

Alex Rosales Garcia is principal bassoon of the Los Angeles-based chamber orchestra Kaleidoscope and of the Southeast Symphony in Inglewood, Calif. Previous positions include section bassoon with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Golden State Pops Orchestra, and Brevard (N.C.) Music Center. Garcia holds a master’s degree and a graduate certificate from the University of Southern California and a bachelor’s in music from the University of California-Irvine.

Posted September 13, 2016 

Pictured: Myroslava Khomik