Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Ensemble Room 1, 4pm
Visiting Artist and Ong Teng Cheong Professor in Music William VerMeulen conducts a masterclass with YST horn students.
Regarded as one of the most influential horn teachers of all time, Mr. VerMeulen is Professor of Horn at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, Faculty at Miami’s New World Symphony and Visiting Professor of Horn at the Eastman School of Music.
Mr. VerMeulen is not only regarded as an incredibly accomplished pedagogue but also as a preeminent performer. Hailed as “one of today’s superstars of the international brass scene,” William VerMeulen has risen to become America’s leading horn soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. He has been Principal Horn of the Houston Symphony since 1990 and has performed as a guest Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cincinnati Symphony, St. Louis Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony and St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.
Prior to Houston, he was employed with the orchestras of Columbus, Honolulu, and Kansas City.
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