Northern Arizona University Horn Studio

Nancy Sullivan, Horn Professor


Nancy Sullivan

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About the Horn Studio

Nancy Sullivan, horn, holds a Master of Music in horn performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where she worked with Gunther Schuller and Jean Rife.  She earned a Bachelor of Music in horn performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied with Douglas Hill and Nancy Becknell.  Ms. Sullivan received a performers’ certificate in chamber music from the Banff Centre for the Arts Advanced Studies in Music-Winter session, and attended the Banff Summer Chamber Music program for 5 summers. Summer studies also included the Blossom Music Festival and the Sandpoint Music Festival. She has been a member of the Atlanta Opera Orchestra, the Atlanta Ballet Orchestra, the Arcadian Wind Quintet, the Boston Philharmonic, Banff Opera Orchestra, and has performed with the Atlanta, Omaha, Portland, Madison, Columbus, Greenville and Mexico City Symphony Orchestras, in addition to touring as soloist with the New England Chamber Orchestra in Europe and Asia.  Nancy has been a member of the New England Ragtime Ensemble and has performed with klezmer bands, blues bands, and jazz combos while free-lancing in Seattle and Boston.  As well as teaching horn at NAU, Nancy is principal horn with the Flagstaff Symphony, has been a member of the Kokopelli Faculty Woodwind Quintet, the EldenBrass Faculty Quintet, the NAU Faculty Chamber Players, 1st substitute with the Phoenix and Tucson Symphonies, 3rd horn with the Flagstaff Festival of the Arts Orchestra, and as 3rd horn in the Arizona Opera Orchestra’s productions of Richard Wagner’s Ring cycle.

E-mail Nancy.Sullivan@NAU.EDU
(928) 523-3755 Building 37 Room 109