Orange County Symphonic Pops


Ms Pollyanna Gorman

Pollyanna Gorman, has made her name in the Orange County music world as an accomplished performer and is one of the first women conductors for community groups in the area. Originally from Fullerton, CA she moved to North Carolina with her family and lived in Germany for several years as the daughter of an Army Sargent.

Returning to North Carolina she received a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she was President of Sigma Alpha Iota, a member of MENC, was on the Dean’s List and was chosen for Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities.

Upon returning to California, Pollyanna began performing with many community groups as Principal French Horn remaining with Golden West College where she honed her skills as Assistant Conductor from 1992-2002. Performing locally as well as across Europe, she has continued to perform with the Orange County Symphony, Orange County Wind Symphony, Symphonic Winds of the Pacific, Principal Horn and Associate Conductor of the Orange Symphonic Band, and Principal Horn/Winds Coach/Personnel Manager and Associate Conductor of the Southern California Philharmonic.

She also performs with many small ensembles as well as leading her own Pollytechnic Brass Quintet. Pollyanna can be heard as principal French Horn on the soundtrack of “With Great Power” – A Documentary on Stan Lee.


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**** Concertmaster
*** Associate Concertmaster
** Principal
* Associate Principal



Barbara Hammond
Betty White
Carol Franchi
Lori Jean


Barbara Hammond
Betty White
Carol Franchi
Lori Jean
Mahfrin Santoke
Patti Maggs
Randy Smith


Lisa Chattler
Rayleen Williams

English Horn

Lisa Chattler
Rayleen Williams


Andrew Nishida
Karen Bell
Sara Morgan
Steve Hess


David Sanchez
Theresa Harvey

Alto Saxophone

Albert Lin*
Louie Tran

Tenor Saxophone

Rob Fleming

Baritone Saxophone

Tom Stachelek

French Horn

Jerry Garvin
Kathy Lowe
Rob Gordon


Bruce Mills
Gordon Bruschwyler
Linda Price
Marie-France Downer
Rob Ferrier
Tim Shevlin


John Lowe
Kelly Dean
Robert Cartwright


Branden Herron
Michael Rhaney

Baritone Horn

Jerry Byrd


Janis Chaumaun
Ryan Langford