Horn Studio

Valorous Virtuosos Vivify Venerable Vagrant

February 8, 2017

Section members (fr L to R) Valerie Ankeney, Jessica Elder, Sara Petokas, Tyler Taylor, and Dan Hively after the Eastman Philharmonia’s performance of Till Eulenspiegel’s lustig Streiche, Op 28 conducted by Neil Varon last Sunday evening. Till Eulenspiegel, written in 1894-95 by Richard Strauss, is a tone poem depicting the misadventures and pranks of this […]


Eastman Horn Studio, Spring 2017

January 22, 2017

The Eastman Horn Choir Website is new and improved for 2017! Visit the ‘Meet the Studio’ page to get acquainted with our freshmen and to check out the recent accomplishments of our veterans; and the ‘Upcoming Events’ page to find out about all studio recitals, as well as faculty recitals and pertinent ensembles concerts. Please check back regularly for […]


Eastman Horn Choir Presents a Musical Travelogue

March 27, 2016

On Tuesday, March 29 at 8:00PM in Kilbourn Hall, the Eastman Horn Choir will present a Musical Travelogue: Music Inspired by Geography with special guest conductors Erin Futterer, Maura McCune Corvington, and Lindsey Wood Nova. The program features works by Kerry Turner, Jacqueline Sellers, Elizabeth Lena Smith, G.F. Handel, Jan Sibelius, and others.


Frøydis Ree Wekre at Eastman

February 16, 2016

The Eastman School of Music welcomed distinguished artist and pedagogue Frøydis Ree Wekre back to Rochester on January 25 and 26 for a residency that included several masterclasses and lessons. Thank you, Frøydis, for an engaging and inspiring residency!


Eastman Horns Win Accolades at the Northeast Horn Workshop

January 25, 2016

Congratulations to the Eastman horn students and alumni who were winners of several collegiate competitions at the 2016 Northeast Horn Workshop. The NEHW was held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and was co-hosted by Heidi Lucas and Jonas Thoms, both ESM horn alumni. The Eastman Horn winners included: Nikolette LaBonte, High Horn Audition Competition Grace […]