Artist Bios & Photos

This page is a resource for the press. Below you will find photos, websites and PDF versions of biographies for artists in the order which they are scheduled to perform. To request an interview with any of the following artists or if you have an inquiry regarding the content below, please contact:

Arleigh Aldrich
Marketing and Public Relations Manager
Phone: (316) 267-5259
Email: aaldrich@wso.org
A dropbox folder is available upon request for any of the following artists:

Daniel Hege, Music Director and Conductor

(Photo Credit Chris Lee)

   

Biography

 

Tony Kishman

Live and Let Die: A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Paul McCartney, May 3, 2014

Tony Kishman; Martin Herman, guest conductor (photos in that order)

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Tony Kishman Biography

 

2014-2015 Season

Mark Foley, double bass; Gerard Scholl, timpani

Hometown Favorites, October 12/13, 2014

Mark Foley, bass; Gerard Scholl, timpani;
(Photos in that order)
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KAREN GOMYO, violin

Dances of the Americas, October 25/26, 2014

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Karen Gomyo Biography

 

MOZART & salieri

November 15/16, 2014

Lianne Coble, soprano; Quinn Patrick Ankrum, alto; Robert Allen, tenor; Jason Grant, bass
(Photos in that order)

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Lianne Coble Biography
Quinn Patrick Ankrum Biography
Robert Allen Biography
Jason Grant Biography

Michael Hanawalt, Wichita Symphony Chorus Director

Michael Hanawalt

Biography

 

CHU-FANG HUANG, piano; JOANN FALLETTA, guest conductor

Tchaikovsky’s Second, January 17/18, 2015

Chu-Fang Huang, piano; JoAnn Falletta, guest conductor
(Photos in that order)
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Chu-Fang Huang Biography
JoAnn Falletta Biography

 

TIME FOR THREE

In Blue Jeans and Popular Classics performances January 30/31, February 1, 2015

Nick Kendall, violin; Zachary De Pue, violin; Ranaan Meyer, double bass
Last appeared with the Wichita Symphony January 27-29, 2012
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Time for Three Biography
Time for Three Website

 

STEPHEN HOUGH, piano

Stephen Hough Plays Beethoven, February 21/22, 2015

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Stephen Hough Biography

 

SAMUEL RAMEY, bass

Samuel Ramey is Bluebeard, Friday, March 13 and Sunday, March 15, 2015

Samual Ramey, bass; Irina Mishura, mezzo-soprano
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Samuel Ramey Biography

 

Joyce Yang, piano

Voyages at Sea, April 18/19, 2015

Last appeared with the Wichita Symphony October 26/27, 2013
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Joyce Yang Biography