Musician • Educator • DMA Candidate

About

Musician.

Arranger.

Educator.

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Scott Leger

Professional Experience

Horn Fellow - New World Symphony
Principal Horn – Cayuga Chamber Orchestra
Substitute Horn – Omaha Symphony, November 2018
Substitute Horn – South Dakota Symphony, 2017

Education

Teachers

William Purvis – Professor of Horn at the Yale School of Music; New York Woodwind Quintet; Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Gregory Hustis – Principal Horn Emeritus of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

New World Symphony

Fellow, 2019–present

Yale School of Music

DMA Candidate, on leave
MM Music Performance, 2016–2018

Southern Methodist University

BM Music Performance, 2012–2016

Other Functional Experience

Music Festivals

Tanglewood Music Festival– 2017, 2018
Texas Music Festival – 2016
National Orchestra Institute and Festival – 2015
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival – 2015
National Repertory Orchestra – 2014

Academic Performance Experience

New World Symphony Orchestra, 2019–present

Yale School of Music Ensembles, 2016–2018

  • Yale Philharmonia – principal horn in Bruckner’s 4th symphony and Mahler’s 9th symphony

  • Yale Chamber Music – Featured performing ensemble in Vista Chamber Music Series concerts and winner of Chamber Music Honors Competition earning a performance on Yale’s subscription Oneppo Chamber Music series with Mozart’s Piano Quintet in E-flat, and Brahms’ Horn Trio.

Southern Methodist University, 2012–2016

  • SYZYGY – Meadows School of the Arts’ New Music Chamber Ensemble

  • Meadows Symphony Orchestra – Performed as a featured soloist in February 2014

  • Meadows Chamber Music – Winner of 2013 Chamber Music Honors Competition with a complete performance of the Brahms Horn Trio.

 

Awards and Prizes

  • Second Prize – International Horn Competition of America–University Division - 2017

  • Honorable Mention in Woolsey Concerto Competition – 2017

  • Winner of the Norman L. Jacobs award for Excellence in Brass Performance - 2016

  • Finalist in Southern Methodist University’s General Concerto Competition –2015

 

 

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