Welcome to the Lawrence horn studio’s webpage. You can use this resource to learn about studio activities, current and past members, faculty, and more.

Audition Information

Audition requirements for admission to the horn studio include the following:

  • First movement of any Mozart Concerto
  • Two contrasting pieces that demonstrate technical facility and melodic expression, one drawn from the standard concerto, sonata, or solo repertoire (e.g. Strauss, Hindemith, Saint-Saens, Gliere) the other an etude (e.g. Gallay, Kling, Kopprasch, Maxime-Alphonse) or orchestral excerpt
  • Major, minor and chromatic scales in two octaves
  • Sight reading, including transposition (in E-flat or D) and bass clef, may be requested

Register for an audition here 

For more information on auditions, please contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-227-0982 or at         

Horn section of the Lawrence Symphony Orchestra

LU Horn Studio Audio sampler

This playlist represents a brief sampling of live performances by members of the Lawrence horn studio and the Lawrence brass faculty during the past decade, to give you some idea of the high artistic standards coupled with joy and enthusiasm for great music that we cultivate here.