Alan Hopper, President & CEO

I look forward to building on the strong foundation already in place and working closely with the leadership team to help the Orchestra reach new milestones as we prepare for the 27th season.

The power of great music is a universal language to anyone who will take the time to slow down, listen, and be captivated by this wonderful gift.



John Houpt, Stage & Personnel ManagerJohn Houpt, Stage Manager


John takes responsibility for staging requirements – including technical elements and physical conditions for all sponsored events in multiple venues. John also supervises stagehands when needed and has contact with musicians, guest artists, orchestral and technical staff.


Dale Sandvold, Music Librarian
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Violinist, Dale Sandvold earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Violin Performance from the Frost School of Music, University of Miami. He was the winner of the National Federation of Music Clubs Biennial Award in 1987, and served as concertmaster of the Seaside Music Theater Orchestra for over 10 years. Dale currently is the principal second violinist of the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra and the Symphonia Boca Raton as well as concertmaster of the Gulfshore Opera. In addition, he is the librarian for the Atlantic Classical Orchestra and Palm Beach Opera.