Meet The Symphony

In its 88th season, the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra continues to operate on the premise of its founders, who were prompted by a love of music, and the belief that a larger musical organization could undertake more comprehensive programs for the entertainment of more people.

Here you can meet the staff who comprise the Symphony and learn about the organization’s inspiring history.

  • André Raphel, Music Director
  • Bruce Wheeler, Executive Director
  • Dr. Gail Looney, Development Director & Orchestra Librarian
  • Paul Smallwood, Design Guru
  • Lauren Baker, Customer Relations, Education Coordinator, WSYO Manager
  • Bryan Braunlich, Director of Marketing & Communications
  • Jeffrey T. Mangone, Sr., Orchestra Personnel Manager
  • Dr. Matthew Inkster, WSYO Conductor
  • Rayce Leib, WSYO Conductor

Wheeling Symphony
1025 Main St., Suite 811
Wheeling, WV 26003