Faculty Recital: Melissa Morey, Horn

October 27 at 3:305 p.m.

TimeOctober 27 at 3:305 p.m.

The Music Department presents faculty member Melissa Morey (horn) in a concert.. 

The performance is free and open to the public.

About the Performer

Melissa Morey is a free-lance horn player and teacher. In addition to running Morey Horn Studio she teaches at Gustavus Adolphus College and is a member of the Gustavus Faculty Woodwind Quintet, as well as a founding member of the Mélange à Trois horn trio. She is a sought after instructor, presenter, and adjudicator at music camps, contests, honor ensembles, and schools.

Morey holds a Master of Music degree in horn performance and pedagogy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied with Douglas Hill; she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal music education (with departmental distinction) from St. Olaf College where she studied horn with Priscilla McAfee and voice with Margaret Eaves-Smith, and was a member/soloist with the St. Olaf Choir, Band, and Orchestra. She has also studied with Michael Gast, principal horn for the Minnesota Orchestra.

Morey has performed in numerous professional vocal and instrumental groups throughout the Twin Cities region, most notably the Minnesota Orchestra and the Dale Warland Singers, and currently serves as the principal horn for Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. She was a featured alumni soloist with the St. Olaf College Band (2013) and a faculty soloist with the Gustavus Wind Orchestra (2015) and the Gustavus Symphony Orchestra (2016).

She lives in Minneapolis with her husband and three music-loving pets.

PostedAug 26, 2019
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