Central Washington University Horn ensemble is made up of university students, regardless of major, interested in playing the horn. A permanent ensemble in the CWU Music Department since 1992, the CWUHE performs 1-2 full concert programs per year, featuring works for small and large ensembles of horns. The ensemble has been featured at international, regional and state conferences. The ensemble also maintains an active outreach program, promoting the horn and its music in Washington's schools.
CWU Horn Ensemble performing at the 43th International Horn Symposium, San Francisco, June 2011
CWUHE sponsored the first in a series of Horn Retreats, designed for recruitment and educational outreach in April of 2000. The ensemble performed at the 2008 SOURCE as well as a number of other off campus performance venues. The ensemble has also released two fund-raising CDs, in 2000-2001 and 2007-2008.
Karl Koemmpel performs in a natural horn masterclass with Richard Seraphinoff, 43rd International Horn Symposium, San Francisco
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Professor of Music
Central Washington University
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Ellensburg, WA 98926
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