Julie Landsman is one of the most distinguished performers and teachers of our time. She held the position of Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra for twenty-five years until her retirement in 2010. She now enjoys a wide variety of musical activities, including performances with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, of which she is the newest member.
A former member of the Houston Symphony, Ms. Landsman has performed as a guest artist with the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra in San Diego, Philadelphia Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. She has also performed as a chamber musician at many important festivals and concert series.
World renowned as a master teacher, Julie Landsman holds teaching positions at the Juilliard School and Bard College, and teaches frequently as a guest at the Curtis Institute. She recently received the “Pioneer Award” from the International Women’s Brass Conference and was a featured artist at the International Horn Society Conference in 2012.