Derek Conrod

Visiting Instructor of Natural Horn




Horn player Derek Conrod is a member of the National Ballet Orchestra (Toronto), Music in Common, and the Stratford Festival Orchestra, and was for 30 seasons a member of Toronto’s acclaimed period orchestra, Tafelmusik. In addition to his work at Eastman, he teaches at the University of Western Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University. A frequent 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