Horn Studio Welcomes Guest Artists
This semester, Ellen Dinwiddie Smith and Caroline Lemen's horn studio is welcoming guest artists from across the country as part of their virtual instruction. The guest artists have a wide variety of professional backgrounds, ranging from orchestral professionals to faculty members at music schools. See the full roster of guests below.
- Mon. Sep 21: Richard Deane
Richard Deane is Acting Principal Horn of the New York Philharmonic and was third horn with the Atlanta Symphony for over 25 seasons. Deane’s method book, The Efficient Approach: Accelerated Development for the Horn, is published by the Atlanta Brass Society Press.
- Mon. Sep 28: Tod Bowermaster
Tod Bowermaster serves as third horn of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 1995. Bowermaster has been a guest professor with the horn class at Northwestern University.
- Mon. Oct 12: Jacquelyn Adams
Dr. Jacquelyn Adams, assistant professor at the University of Southern Mississippi, is also a freelance musician (with the Pensacola Symphony and Broadway, among others), and a founding member of Genghis Barbie.
- Mon. Nov 2: Meghan Guegold
Meghan Guegold is currently principal horn of both the Akron Symphony Orchestra and the Canton Symphony Orchestra. She serves as horn faculty and chair of the Preparatory Wind/Brass/Percussion department at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
- Mon. Nov 16: Randy Gardner
Randy Gardner, former professor of horn and chair of the Winds, Brass, and Percussion Department at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, teaches horn at Temple University. For 22 years he was second horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Gardner’s books include Mastering the Horn’s Low Register and Good Vibrations: Masterclasses for Brass Players.