Visiting Instructor of Natural Horn, part-timeDepartment:
Horn player Derek Conrod is a member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Toronto), Aeolian Winds, National Ballet Orchestra (Toronto), Music in Common, and the Stratford Festival Orchestra. In addition to his work at Eastman, he also teaches at the University of Western Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University. A frequent recitalist and lecturer on historical horns, Derek has performed on more than 30 discs with Tafelmusik, Arradia, American Bach Soloists (San Francisco), and Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland), and has appeared as a soloist with Tafelmusik at the Mostly Mozart Festival at New York’s Lincoln Center and at Orchestra Hall in Chicago. In 1995 he served as music consultant for the Stratford Festival’s acclaimed production of Amadeus.