COVID admittance protocols are in place for all performances of the Louisville Orchestra. Mandatory masking for everyone age 2 and above. Either proof of COVID vaccination or a negative PCR test within the last 72 hours must be presented with a government issued ID or parent/guardian authorization for children age 5 and up.

Nancy Staidle

First violinist, Nancy Staidle, has been a member of the Louisville Orchestra since 1986. Along with her orchestral involvement, Mrs. Staidle teaches violin at The Louisville Academy of Music and frequently plays with the Derby City Strings. Staidle earned a Bachelor of Music in violin performance degree from San Diego State University where she performed the Barber Concerto with the Orchestra. She holds a Master of Music degree in violin performance from the University of Southern California where her principal teacher was Alice Schoenfeld. Prior to joining the Louisville Orchestra, Staidle played one year with the Nashville Symphony.