Jamie Wheeler – Viola

Jamie Wheeler – Viola Joined EMSO: 2017 Jamie Wheeler is currently a Product Development Engineer at 3M. She enjoys orchestra, hiking, Catholic book club, making cool stuff. Jamie grew up in Texas and now lives in St.Paul.

John Sassaman

John Sassaman – French Horn Year joined EMSO: 2012 John Sassaman grew up in Pennsylvania. Currently, he lives in Scandia, a beautiful city north of Stillwater. John’s hobbies include a strong appreciation for music, listening to it, and playing it (obviously).

Betsy Vanscoy – Violin

  Betsy Vanscoy Joined EMSO: 2017 Instrument: Karl Knilling Violin Betsy Vanscoy, born and raised in Minnesota, grew up in St. Cloud, and currently lives in Eagan. Betsy is a social worker at a skilled nursing facility. When she’s not working or practicing, her hobbies include spending time with family, reading, going to the the […]

William Chiu – Violin

  William Chiu Violin Joined EMSO: 2015 The talented William Chiu grew up in Virginia, MN. He recently moved to Woodbury, MN relocating as a research engineer for 3M.

Ron Larson – Viola

  Ron Larson Instrument: German Viola Joined: 10+ years ago Retired from 3M Native to Minnesota, Ron Larson was raised in Minneapolis. He currently resides in Stillwater, enjoying his time after a career with 3M, where he initially joined with EMSO. With his freedom that comes with retirement, Ron loves to travel, make wine, play […]

Steve Crooks – Viola

Steve Crooks  Instrument: Gabbrielli Viola Year joined: 2016 EMSO Vice President Steve grew up in Rochester and currently resides in Mahtomedi. Steve works as a Intellectual Property Technical Professional with 3M, and before that he was a research chemist in pharmaceuticals. When Steve is not working, he plays various musical instruments, including bass guitar, electric guitar, […]