You'll have opportunities to explore many genres of music through ensembles large and small including orchestras, bands, chamber groups, and more.
Learn more about Ann Ellsworth, assistant professor of music.
Discover the many paths open to Conservatory graduates.
From starting your day with your fellow musicians during group warm-ups to performing with them in ensembles large and small, you'll be part of a close group dedicated to the respect and support of fellow horn players. Meet your individual goals while getting a comprehensive training that emphasizes fundamental techniques and thorough musicianship. Gain knowledge of the natural horn, transposition, a broad range of repertoire, and historically informed performance practice. Focus on efficient sound production in all ranges and technique and fluency in the different styles from baroque to jazz to pop and more. Hone your skills through tutorials, practice, master classes, and performance.
It’s a LUSH Life
You can make your own pop music video with the Lawrence University Studio Horns (LUSH), perform at formal community events, or serenade the campus during a meal. There are so many opportunities to perform, from bands and orchestras to specialty horn ensembles. The Lawrence Graduate Bayreuth Tuben Quintet (LGBTQ+) is designed to be the ultimate inclusive chamber music experience, celebrating underrepresented music and instruments while finding opportunities for socially conscious community performances.
Instruments of Your Success
Swiss alpenhorn. Wagner tuba. Natural horn. Discover and play a diverse array of horns. Gain perspective on how horn has evolved and developed.
The Power of Collaboration
What happens when you combine a world-class conservatory with a world-class college? An unmatched undergraduate musical education. At Lawrence, the Conservatory and College experiences are intertwined. Multiple degree options let you be your own muse by connecting your musical passions with your academic interests.
Sound the Retreat
Bond with your fellow musicians, focus on your craft, and immerse yourself in natural beauty during retreat weekends at Björklunden, a 441-acre estate on the shores of Lake Michigan.
From summer internships to summer research to study abroad, funding for experiential learning is available from the time Lawrence students come in as first-years until the time they walk across the stage at Commencement.
On Any Given Day...
...discover an array of opportunities that await you at Lawrence University.