Horn Day at UA

February 22, 2020

  • Open to horn players of all ages
  • Bring your horn – join in our mass horn ensemble
  • Featuring Canadian hornist Derek Conrod, a Natural Horn Instructor at Eastman School of Music
  • Hatch Horns will be onsite available for questions
  • Guest performer Jonathan Gannon, Associate Principal Horn, Mobile Symphony


February 22, 2020
Guzzetta Hall at The University of Akron (map)
157 East Center St. Akron, OH 44325
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Tentative schedule of events:

  • 9 a.m. | Horn warm-ups and workouts with Dr. Maunula Johnson
  • 10 a.m. | Horn choir reading and rehearsal
  • 11 a.m. | Natural Horn clinic with Derek Conrod / Highschool masterclass with Dr. Maunula Johnson
  • Noon | Lunch
  • 1 p.m. | Masterclass with Derek Conrod
  • 2 p.m. | Closing concert and mass horn ensemble (Bring your horn and join in the fun!)

Hatch Horns onsite
Hatch Horns will be available for questions about repairs, your horn, customizations and consultation for any of your Horn needs


Admission is free, but please register below

Fill out this form to register


Derek Conrod

  • A Natural Horn Instructor at Eastman School of Music
  • Plays with the National Ballet of Canada
  • Is Principal horn of the Stratford Festival Theatre
  • Was Principal Horn of the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra for 30+ seasons


Kiirsi Maunula Johnson
Visitng Assistant Professor of Horn

Related: See Horn Studio webpage