Bob Adamcik

Bob Adamcik currently plays timpani on the Knoxville Symphony’s Moxley Carmichael Masterworks Series and is the Principal Percussionist for all other services. He has been a featured soloist with the symphony on marimba and xylophone, played with the Dallas and Ft. Worth symphonies. He has recorded with the Dallas Wind Symphony. After growing up in San […]

Clark Harrell

Originally from Durham, North Carolina, Clark Harrell joined the Knoxville Symphony in 2006 as Co-Principal Percussionist.  Clark received a Bachelor’s degree in music from East Carolina University and a Master’s degree in music from Georgia State University.  In the fall of 2013, Clark was appointed Principal Percussionist with the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra.  He also currently performs with Symphony of the Mountains in […]

Andy Adzima

Andy Adzima grew up in Plymouth, MI, where he attended Detroit Catholic Central HS and then Western Michigan University. After graduating with a double major in Music Education and Percussion Performance he came to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Shortly after arriving in Knoxville, Andy began playing with the KSO, […]

Jay Oberfeitinger

Jay Oberfeitinger is active as both a performer and educator in the Northeast TN and Southwest VA region. He has been a percussionist for the Knoxville Symphony since 1995; the principal percussionist for the Symphony of the Mountains since 2000; a founding member and principal percussionist for the Knoxville Wind Symphony since 2006 and is […]

Michael Combs

Michael Combs is Associate Principal Timpanist of the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. He joined the KSO in the fall of 1968 under Maestro David VanVactor and has served as principal timpanist under all KSO conductors and guest conductors for over five decades. He performed three times as soloist with the KSO Chamber Orchestra, performed with the […]

Cindy Emory

Cindy Emory has been Principal Harpist with the KSO since 2002. Cindy also serves as Principal Harp with the Knoxville Opera, the Oak Ridge Symphony, the Appalachian Ballet Orchestra, and the Symphony of the Mountains. She plays her harp with countless churches, choirs, colleges and universities, and performs recital programs for many interested groups. Cindy […]

Emi Kagawa

A native of Osaka, Japan, pianist Emi Kagawa is known as a soloist and chamber musician, and has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, and Japan. The Salt Lake Tribune described her performance as “a picture in the form of a 1000 piece puzzle, with each piece being a master piece.” The New York […]