Lora MacPherson, oboe
Lora has a Master's degree in oboe performance from Northwestern University, where she studied with the renowned oboist and teacher, Ray Still, of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In addition to her position as principal oboe of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra, she plays principal oboe in the Villages Philharmonic Orchestra and the Walt Disney World Candlelight Orchestra. She has been a substitute oboe with every major orchestra in Florida over the last 25 years, and previously was a fifer in the "Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps" from 2001 -2015 during their tenure at Epcot. Lora is also a substitute member of the popular chamber music group "Nova Era," which performed at Epcot 1999- 2001, and currently performs at Disney Springs.
Lisa Ferrigno, violin
Lisa Ferrigno has serves as Concertmaster of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra since 1999. A native of New England, she received her early musical training at the New England Conservatory and holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music and The Florida State University. Ms. Ferrigno appears frequently as soloist with the Brevard Symphony. Ms. Ferrigno has performed in festivals throughout the United States and internationally in Perú, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany. Ms. Ferrigno has served as Concertmaster of the Walt Disney World Orchestra since 1996 and was Concertmaster of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra from 1993-2003.