The William & Mary Symphony Orchestra Board is composed of student members of the orchestra who are responsible for many aspects of the WMSO’s administrative and social operation. The Orchestra Board works closely with the Music Director to create the best possible experience for its members. If you have any questions regarding the governing body of the WMSO, please contact the WMSO Board.
2016-2017 Board Members
Emily Chrisman ’17
Emily is currently a senior at the College double majoring in music and marketing. Outside of playing oboe in the orchestra, she takes oboe and voice lessons, is the assistant director for the Accidentals a Cappella group, and is a member of the professional music fraternity Delta Omicron. She also enjoys performing in Sinfonicron Light Opera Company’s annual production. Her favorite past time is eating large amounts of Hershey’s kisses and making origami creatures from the wrappers.
Vice President of Development
Will Park ’17
Will is a senior from Fairfax, VA majoring in chemistry and is planning on a minor in biochemistry. Musically, Will plays cello in the WMSO and in the pit for Sinfonicron Light Opera Company. Additionally he is also a member of Delta Omicron. Outside of music Will is the president of the W&M Quidditch team, works in a material science research lab, and does awkward dancing in his room.
Vice President of Fundraising
Evan Dienstman ’17
Evan is a senior majoring in mathematics from a small suburban household in the outskirts of Philadelphia. Along with playing viola in the WMSO, he is a man of the people. When the children go to school, Evan goes to school. When the Philadelphia Eagles fans cheer, Evan cheers with them. And when the adults go to work on Saturday morning, Evan sleeps in late and pretends he doesn’t have a midterm to study for that weekend. In this way, Evan Dienstman represents us all.
Hannah Stevenson ’18
Hannah is a junior who was born and raised in Virginia Beach. While she is not entirely sure what she will be studying yet, she has devoted herself to marketing and math for the time being. In addition to shredding it up on the bass in orchestra, she is involved in Delta Omicron, the coed music fraternity on campus, and has a special affinity for Taco Bell.
Shelby Ferebee ’19
Shelby is a sophomore majoring in biology.
Fabiana Arrazola ‘17
Fabiana is a senior majoring in neuroscience with a minor in music.
Megan Kitts ‘18
Megan is a junior majoring in something, I swear.
Ryan Harriss ’18
Ryan is a junior majoring in applied mathematics. He also really likes cowboy hats.
Nicole Cook ’18
Nicole is a junior majoring in International Relations and Chinese. She was born and raised in Doylestown, PA which has the distinction of being either the last suburb of Philly, or the first small town beyond suburbia. Besides playing violin for WMSO, Nicole is involved with Circle K International and spends most of her Fridays volunteering at the Williamsburg Heritage Humane Society. She also enjoys Mario Kart, lifting weights, and Wawa hoagies.
Hope Wright ’18
Hope is an Anthropology and Environmental Science double major with an unofficial music minor. She enjoys cuddling goats.