On Stage

Our Piratical Orchestra

Digital images courtesy of Ala Krivov (http://ala.krivov.com)

Digital images courtesy of Ala Krivov (http://ala.krivov.com)

     Our talented performers for The Pirates of Penzance are featured in the Pirates-2016 link in the sidebar on this page, but here we wish to honor our splendid orchestra. Most of them have been with us for many years and their talents and professionalism have made an enormous contribution to our artistic success. We are very grateful for their efforts. As you can see, they all enthusiastically joined into the swashbuckling theme of the show, even interacting with the stage performers upon occasion! The next time you see a CG&SS show, you might remain a minute after the final curtain and tell them how much you appreciate their efforts.

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THE ORCHESTRA

Conductor
Keyboard
Violin 1
Violin 2
Viola
Cello
Bass
Oboe
Flute 1
Flute 2
Clarinet 1
Clarinet 2
Bassoon
Horn 1
Horn 2
Trumpet 1
Trumpet 2
Trombone 1
Trombone 2
Percussion
Orchestra Manager

John Dreslin
Stephen Scarlato
Nancy Allen-Ziemski, Beth Peirce, Susan Cutlip
Jean Brown, Mary Snyder
Christine Cohen
Julie Frydenborg
Lou Golston
Anne Megan
Karen Ciccone
Jean Gladue
Ellen Drexler
Lenore Shapiro
Jim Kassal
Matt Melone
Dave Moorehead
Laura Hilton
Rich Dumas
Frank May
Phil “Nanki-Poo” Krakowiak
Kristen Sobanski
Dave Moorehead

     The Connecticut Gilbert & Sullivan Society has been presenting these famous British operettas for more than 33 years. Click on the highlighted links in the sidebar to see pictures and information on most of our past shows. If you have pictures, programs, cast lists or anecdotes about any of the other shows, let us know via our Contact-Us page.