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Verbier Festival Orchestra Musicians

Meet the 2019 VFO musicians: 97 musicians from 22 countries.

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Musicians recruited through 2019 auditions are indicated with an asterisk*.
Age is list as at 1 July 2019.



Leon Blekh

Leon Blekh
Netherlands
Age 19

Mark Chien*
United States
Age 23

Heemin Choi

Heemin Choi
Canada
Age 26

Petr Chonkushev

Petr Chonkushev
Russia
Age 28

Melissa Deal*
United States
Age 24

Robson do Carmo Junior

Robson do Carmo Junior
Brazil
Age 24


Young Jung Kim
South Korea
Age 27

Emma Gibout

Emma Gibout
France
Age 21

Charles Gleason*
United States
Age 23

Yan Lok Hoi*
Macao
Age 23

Yuri Katsumata

Yuri Katsumata
Japan
Age 27

Gihwan Kim

Gihwan Kim
South Korea
Age 27


Ah Young Kim

Ah Young Kim
South Korea
Age 24

Sooyeon Kim

Sooyeon Kim
United States
Age 26

Annika Kounts*
United States
Age 27

Sarah Kuo*
Switzerland
Age 22

Ka-Yeon Lee*
South Korea
Age 27

Sophia Mockler

Sophia Mockler
United States
Age 25


Ashley Jeehyun Park*
United States
Age 22

Michael Rau*
United States
Age 27

Charline Steffann

Charline Steffann
France
Age 24

Genevieve Smelser*
United States
Age 24

Yabing Tan
China
Age 29

Cigdem Tuncelli

Cigdem Tuncelli
Switzerland
Age 20


Roman Vikulov*
Russia
Age 25

Carina Vincenti*
United States
Age 25

Emilie Weibel

Emilie Weibel
Switzerland
Age 25

Elizaveta Yarovaya

Elizaveta Yarovaya
Russia
Age 23

Richard Zheng*
Canada
Age 21

Christian Zimmerman*
United States
Age 25


Marie Ducroux*
France
Age 22

Daekyu Han*
South Korea
Age 26

Carrie Jones*
United States
Age 23

Chloé Lecoq*
France
Age 20

Emily Liu*
United States
Age 22

Natalie Loughran

Natalie Loughran
United States
Age 21

Anna Lysenko
Ukraine
Age 28

Julia Mclean

Julia McLean
United States
Age 22

Chris Rogers-Beadle*
United States
Age 22


Lan Wang*
China
Age 24

Katja Yeager*
United States
Age 24

Jiawei Yan*
China
Age 27


Laura Andrade*
United States
Age 25

Thomas Chartre*
Canada
Age 26

Christine Chen*
Taiwan
Age 27

Chloe Joo Yeon Hong

Chloe Joo Yeon Hong
South Korea
Age 22

Songhee Lee*
South Korea
Age 26

Ian Lum*
Malaysia
Age 19



Guilherme Nardelli Monegatto

Guilherme Monegatto
Brazil
24 ans

Esther Hélèna Richard

Esther-Hélèna Richard
France
Age 24

Axelle Richez*
Switzerland
Age 18

Quentin Sanchez

Quentin Sanchez
France
Age 27





Aliano Douglas

Douglas Aliano
United States
Age 25

Nina Bernat*
United States
Age 19

Peter Hatch*
United States
Age 22


Andrew Keller

Andrew Keller
United States
Age 26

Asa Maynard

Asa Maynard
United States
Age 26

Lindsey Orcutt*
United States
Age 25


Cindy Wei-Xin*
China
Age 26

Xingyuan Weng*
China
Age 22


Coline Richard

Coline Richard
France
Age 28

Jiweon Ryu

Ji Weon Ryu
South Korea
Age 27

Joachim Becerra Thomsen*
Denmark
Age 24

Sofia Viland*
Russia
Age 23




Jonathan Gentry*
United States
Age 24

Carl Julius Lefebvre Hansen*
Denmark
Age 24

Céline Rousselle
France
Age 26



Nicolas Tisherman*
United States
Age 24







Andrea Caputo*
Italia
Age 22


Stefani Feldman*
United States
Age 25


Kamalia Freyling*
United States
Age 23


Samuel Sparrow

Samuel Sparrow
United States
Age 24






Lorraine Guyot*
France
Age 24

Maggie Oleary

Maggie O’Leary
United States
Age 22

Pedro Antonio Pérez Méndez*
Spain
Age 22


Stephen Rudman*
United States
Age 26






Corbin Castro
United States
Age 25

Elizabeth Virginia Linares Montero

Elizabeth Virginia Linares Montero
Venezuela
Age 24

Hannah Miller*
Ireland
Age 25

Pablo Neva*
Spain
Age 18

Ewa Joanna Paciorek

Ewa Joanna Paciorek
Poland
Age 28




Daniel Egan

Daniel Egan
United States
Age 27

Arthur Escriva

Arthur Escriva
France
Age 22

Celestin Guerin

Célestin Guérin
France
Age 26


Dominic Wunderli

Dominic Wunderli
Switzerland
Age 25





Robert Blumstein*
United States
Age 24

Alejandro Cantos Sánchez*
Spain
Age 23

Christopher Lindgren

Christopher Lindgren
United States
Age 25




Santiago Diaz

Santiago Diaz
Spain
Age 27








Jarrett McCourt*
Canada
Age 27







Joseph Bricker *
United States
Age 22

Samuel Chan
Hong Kong
Age 25

Pere Cornudella

Pere Cornudella
Spain
Age 27

Robin Mittner
Switzerland
Age 21


John Thenell

John Thenell
United States
Age 26


Diane Segard*
France
Age 24

Margot Gélie*
France
Age 21