Musicians of the Kansas City Symphony
The Kansas City Symphony is the region’s only full-time professional symphony orchestra, setting the standard for musical excellence. Led by Music Director Michael Stern since 2005, the Symphony has experienced impressive artistic growth, garnering national and international acclaim.
The orchestra’s 80 full-time musicians are area residents and vital contributors to the artistic life of Kansas City. During its 42-week season, the Symphony and its individual musicians perform a wide variety of educational, touring and outreach concerts in addition to its regular season of performances and its annual collaborations with the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet.
Sunho Kim, Violinist
Alberto G. Suarez, Principal Horn
Michael Gordon, Principal Flutist
Susie Yang, Soloist, Cello
Kristin Velicer, Assistant Principal Second Violinist