Faculty

Golden Gate Philharmonic is fortunate to be based in a city that is home to many musicians and performers of the highest caliber. Our staff and faculty are a direct reflection of this rich environment. They provide GGP students with a unique opportunity to study and learn from world class professionals. 

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Joan Murray
Founder & Executive Director Emeritus

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Geoffrey Gallegos
Music Director

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Anthony Blea
violin

EileenBourgade

Eileen Bourgade
violin

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David Bowes
violin & viola

Andrei Gorbatenko
bass

hasbun_louella

Louella Hasbun
cello

Alden Jenks
theory

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Patrick Kroboth
viola

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Donna Lim
violin

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Ben Snellings
cello

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Michel Taddei
bass

Valerie Tisdel

Valerie Tisdel
violin

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Jason Totzke
violin

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Anna Washburn
violin

wong_christina

Christina Wong
violin, viola

   

Volunteer Faculty

                    Kati Hopman Violin
Brenda Nelson Music Theory