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10th Annual TCU HornFest


Join us for our 10th Anniversary celebration of the horn over two magical days as the TCU Horn Studio will feature and host Jeff Nelsen, Professor of Horn at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Jeff is a highly sought after performer and clinician; he is the founder of Fearless Performance LLC but probably best known for his eight years as a recording and touring member of the Canadian Brass.

2018 HornFest Event Schedule

Saturday, April 7

High School Horn Solo Competition – $20  (pre-screen recording required by March 18, 2018, includes t-shirt)

Solo Competition Rules & Information

Sunday, April 8

Exhibits | Participant Showcase* |  Jeff Nelsen Clinic | Mass Horn Ensemble
*Participant showcase is open to any hornist or ensemble who registers and emails Heather Test at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by March 29, 2018. All works must be 5 minutes or less. Performers will be included in the showcase on a first come, first served basis.

Early Bird Registration – $35 (includes t-shirt if registered by March 29)
General Registration – $35 (no t-shirt included after March 29)

TCU is in Fort Worth, TX