Learn About The Symphony

Behind the Music

Meet members and former members of the Greenville Symphony and learn about the instruments they play in these short demonstration videos. Then watch “Maestro Builds the Orchestra” the 2021 Children’s Concert.

The Strings:

Joanna Mulfinger demonstrates the violin.
Katie Dey gets into the physics of the viola
Sharon Gerber demonstrates the cello
​John Wickey demonstrates the harp

The Percussion:

John Beckford demonstrates the instruments of the Percussion section

Daniel Kirkpatrick demonstrates the timpani
See part 2 and part 3 here and here

The Winds:

Anthony Marotta demonstrates the clarinet

Lauren Piccirillo demonstrates the bassoon
​Ginny Metzger demonstrates the oboe

The Brass:

Steven Wilson demonstrates the trombone

Craig King demonstrates the trumpet