BERNHARD SCULLY

Bernhard Scully is currently the horn player of The Canadian Brass and the Assistant Professor of Horn at the University of Illinois. He is the Artistic Director of the Kendall Betts Horn Camp, one of the premiere learning centers for horn in the world. Formerly, he was principal horn of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra where he was featured often as a soloist. He is on faculty at the Brevard Music Festival, and performs as principal horn of the Brevard Music Festival Symphony Orchestra. Among his many awards are top honors at numerous competitions, most notably being the first classical brass player to win a McKnight Fellowship for Performing Musicians. As the Horn player of Canadian Brass, Bernhard annually tours the world over, is featured on many CD’s and videos, and performs in front of orchestras that have included the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, National Arts Centre Orchestra, and the Toronto Symphony. He collaborates often with many great North American Orchestras including performing as guest principal horn with the Cleveland Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony and the Violon du Roy of Quebec City; and as a section member of the Chicago Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and Minnesota Orchestra. As a soloist, Bernhard has numerous albums to his credit, most recently releasing “Windows in Time: Chamber Music for Horn and Strings of Mozart and Schuller” which includes the premiere recording of Gunther Schuller’s “Quintet for Horn and Strings (2009)” and Mozart’s “Quintet for Horn and Strings K.407”, alongside the Jupiter Quartet.

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