Members Back Story

Who are the Prometheans?


  • 15 current members have played with Prometheus for 20 or more years
  • 17 more have been members for 10 to 20 years.
  • We range from under 25 to over 90 years of age.

Music Background

  • 16 have attended music school, 10 of whom earned a music degree.
  • 4 are now, or have been, music teachers.
  • 16 have played professionally, most commonly in pit orchestras for musicals.
  • Many currently take lessons.
  • A large number regularly play with other volunteer orchestras and chamber groups.


  • What we do in “real life” varies dramatically (both active and retired):
  • 10 in high tech (software engineers, computer programmers, technicians).
  • 8 scientists or engineers
  • 5 in financial fields
  • 5 attorneys (including a judge and an arbitrator)
  • 5 elementary or secondary teachers
  • 3 professors or college instructors
  • 3 in medicine or the health care industry
  • Other occupations include architect, brewery manager, demographer, draftsman, editor, furniture maker, landscape architect, painting contractor, music librarian, transportation planner

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