Guest Artist Masterclass: Amy Jo Rhine and Gregory Roosa (horn)

Event Date: 

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Event Date Details: 

Event Location: 

  • Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall (UCSB)

Event Price: 

Admission is free.

Event Contact: 

Adriane Hill
Marketing and Communications Manager
UC Santa Barbara Department of Music
(805) 893-3230
Los Angeles Philharmonic horn players Amy Jo Rhine and Gregory Roosa will conduct a masterclass with students from the UCSB Horn Studio on Sunday, May 7, 2107 from 1:30-3 p.m. in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall on the UCSB campus. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.
Amy Jo Rhine was appointed by Gustavo Dudamel as 3rd horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic during the 2014/15 season. She has held the Associate and Principal horn positions with the Colorado Music Festival since 1997, and has been a member of the Memphis-based IRIS orchestra since 2001.  Prior to her family’s move to Southern California in 2012, Amy Jo spent nine years in St. Louis, where she enjoyed a diverse professional life teaching from her home private studio, held the adjunct faculty positions at Webster and Maryville Universities, and played regularly with the St. Louis Symphony.  Amy Jo joined QUADRE, The Voice of Four Horns in 2008.  She received her BM and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and her MM at USC. 
Gregory Roosa was appointed 2nd horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2012. His previous positions include the St. Louis Symphony, Kennedy Center Opera and Ballet Orchestra, and the Colorado Symphony in Denver.  Gregory attended the University of Illinois and the University of South Florida. In 1992 he moved to Chicago to study with Dale Clevenger.  He was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, and active as a freelance musician for eight years. He played Broadway shows and with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, including a European tour and two recordings. He has additional appearances with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Queensland Orchestra in Australia, as well as with the Florida Orchestra and Detroit Symphony. He met his wife, Amy Jo Rhine, when both were members of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra.