Golden Gate Philharmonic is fortunate to be based in a city that is home to many musicians and performers of the highest caliber. Our conductors 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. 

Conductors

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Geoffrey Gallegos
Artistic Director and Principal Conductor
Camerata Orchestra

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Michel Taddei
Conducts GGP’s Senior Orchestra
Double (String) Bass Faculty

Ben Snellings
Conducts GGP’s Junior Orchestra
Cello Faculty

   

Jenna Countryman Mauro
Conducts GGP’s Symphonic Winds
Flute Faculty

Brenda Nelson
Conducts GGP’s Cadets
Cellos, Beginning Violin 
and Theory Faculty

Faculty

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Anthony Blea
Violin

Andrei Gorbatenko
Double (String) Bass

   

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Louella Hasbun
Cello

Alden Jenks
Theory

 

   

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Viola

Janice Ortega
Harp

   

Valerie Tisdel

Valerie Tisdel
Violin and Viola

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Jason Totzke
Violin and Viola