The Peabody Horn Studio is one of the most active and vibrant horn studios in the country.

Brass players at Peabody study and perform music representative of all periods and styles in ensembles including the Peabody Symphony Orchestra, Peabody Wind Ensemble, Conductors’ Orchestra, and a wide variety of chamber groups coached by members of the faculty.

Peabody students are engaged as substitutes and extras in orchestras, opera companies, chamber groups, and choral ensembles throughout the region. The Baltimore/Washington area is rich in opportunities to hear and perform symphonic, operatic, and choral music of all kinds. The vast cultural resources of Washington, D.C,. are easily accessible by car, train, or bus.

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Wei-ping Chou

Wei-ping Chou has been praised by the New York Times for her "consistent, strong" and "smooth and full" horn playing. Chou was the first and only horn player in Juilliard School history to be awarded the Artist Diploma.

Robert Rearden

Robert Rearden joined the National Symphony Orchestra horn section in 2016. He previously served as principal horn of the Florida Orchestra from 2010 to 2016.