Hello, Dolly! Orchestra

Andy Einhorn
Conductor
Justin Hornback
Associate Conductor/Piano/Celeste
Andrew Blanco
Assistant Conductor/Percussion - Timp/Xylo/Glock/Chimes/Bass Drum
Steve Kenyon
Reed 1 - Piccolo/Flute/
Clarinet/Alto Sax
Dan Block
Reed 2 - Flute/Clarinet/Alto Sax
Jay Brandford
Reed 3 - Flute/Clarinet/
Bass Clarinet/Tenor Sax
Alden Banta
Reed 4 - Clarinet/Bari Sax/Bassoon
John Chudoba
Trumpet 1/Piccolo Trumpet
Dave Trigg
Trumpet 2
Robert Slowik
Trumpet 3

John Allred
Trombone 1
Dan Levine
Trombone 2/Bass Trombone
Joseph Barati
Bass Trombone/Tuba
Buddy Williams
Drums/Percussion
Scott Kuney
Guitar/Banjo
Mark Vanderpoel
Acoustic Bass
Stacey Shames
Harp
Philip Payton
Concertmaster
Sarah Zun
Violin
Laura Frautschi
Violin
Hector Falcon
Violin
Sarah Seiver
Cello
Summer Boggess
Cello

Alden Banta

Reed 4
Clarinet / Bari Sax / Bassoon

Multi-instrumentalist Alden Banta enjoys a varied career playing woodwinds for commercial, jazz, and classical music, as well as in collaboration with singer-songwriters. On Broadway, Alden currently plays woodwinds in the orchestra for Hello Dolly, with other theater credits including Finding Neverland the MusicalMotown the MusicalChaplinCatch Me If You CanSondheim on SondheimWomen on the Verge of a Nervous BreakdownSpamalot, and, for five seasons, the orchestra for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

As a freelance bassoonist, Mr. Banta has performed with many of New York City's premier ensembles, including the Orchestra of St. Lukes, The Brooklyn Philharmonic, American Symphony Orchestra, Opera New Jersey, and the New York Pops. He was recently part of the Gil Evans Project, which recorded newly discovered works by Miles Davis collaborator and composer Gil Evans, released on compact disc and the Live at the Jazz Standard release, Lines of Color. A member of the BMI Jazz Composers Orchestra, he often performs in many modern jazz groups and big bands throughout the city.