A tight-knit family that is both supportive and competitive

Weekly lessons focus on establishing efficient fundamentals and musicality through the study of etudes, solos, excerpts, improvisation, and exercises. Learning from each other is encouraged, and students play for each other in our weekly Studio Class. Each year, the group gives a Studio Recital and holds a Mock Orchestral Audition with prominent guest judges. Horn students have opportunities to perform with all major ensembles, woodwind/brass chamber groups, UCLA Brass Ensemble, Bruin Horn Club, and take part in morning horn warm-up classes, affectionately called “Horn-up”.

Lecturer - Horn Performance
Amy Sanchez
With her dynamic personality as a performer and educator, horn player Amy Sanchez has developed a diverse career in Los Angeles that places her at the front of a new generation of multifaceted instrumentalists. She joined the faculty at UCLA as Lecturer of Horn in 2014. Having performed with the San Francisco Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Diego Symphony, Pacific
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