About Aiken Symphony Orchestra

Our Mission Statement

The Aiken Symphony Orchestra endeavors to provide artistic leadership to the greater Aiken community through the presentation of symphonic music that educates, entertains, and enriches the human spirit.

Board of Directors

Executive Committee Members

Thomas Herlong


Sandy Costanzo


Paul Rideout


Beverley Zigelman

Corporate Secretary

Doris Begley

Audience Relations Chair

David Allen

Marketing Chair

Dr. Donald Portnoy

Founding Music Director & Conductor

Charlie Call

Executive Committee Member

Board Members

Cody Anderson

Mary Barnett

Catherine Bedenbaugh

Kena Black

Wayne T. Frei, MD

Thomas C. Hofstetter

President Emeritus

Jacquelyn Kane

Shannon Mayes

Jim Oremus

Martha Rivers

Joel Scraper, DMA

Holly Woltz, DVM MS

Kitty Yundt

Honorary Board Members

Stuart Bedenbaugh

E. Owen Clary

Denny Duerksen

Prof. David Owen

State Rep. Bill Taylor

Will Williams

Dan Zaloudek


Deedee Vaughters

Executive Director

Wendy Hirsch

Director of Operations and Administration

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Mailing Address: 262 Eastgate Drive,
PMB 440,
Aiken, SC 29803

(803) 220-7251

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