Teaching Yourself How to Play
Class: How to Become the Best French Horn Player You Can Be
Instructor: Greg Hustis
About Greg Hustis, Principal French Horn
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music where he studied with Mason Jones, Gregory Hustis is an internationally known soloist, chamber music player and recording artist. He was principal horn of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra from 1976 to 2013. He has recorded numerous solo and chamber music CDs, and has appeared at festivals throughout the world. He has premiered and recorded horn concerti by Joseph Schwantner, Eric Ewazen, Simon Sargon, Augusta Read Thomas and Lee Holdridge. In addition to his varied performance schedule, Hustis teaches at Southern Methodist University, where in 1995 he was presented with the Meadows Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award. He is Artistic Director for Music in the Mountains, a festival in Durango, Colorado.