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Position Announcement: Assistant to the Executive Director

Now Hiring! The IHS is hiring a part-time Assistant to the Executive Director! If you are an organized, forward-thinking, and detail-oriented individual who is interested in learning more about this position or applying, please click here. Apply by Monday, March 18 to be considered!

Elections 2024 are now underway for seats on the Advisory Council and for a proposed change to the IHS bylaws. All current members of the IHS are eligible to vote, either online OR by the postcard that is enclosed in the February issue of The Horn Call, but NOT both. Members must log in to their IHS account to vote online. Deadline is April 15, 2024. For assistance with logging in or voting, contact manager@hornsociety.org

William (Bill) Scharnberg is a distinguished teacher, performer, and Editor of The Horn Call (since 2003).  He has served as IHS President (1990-1992), Advisory Council member (1986–1992, 1999–2003), Workshop Coordinator (1986-2004), Music Review Editor (1981-2003), and host for two IHS Horn Symposia (1991 and 2012). As Publication Editor, Bill serves on the Advisory Council ex officio.

Bill joined the faculty of the University of North Texas in 1983, becoming a Regents Professor in 2002. Previously he taught at the University of Oklahoma, Pacific Lutheran University, the Royal Music Academy of Stockholm, and Central Missouri State University.  He has published many journal articles and four editions of 18th and 19th century works for horn.

Bill was principal horn of the Dallas Opera Orchestra for 32 years and continues as principal horn of the Wichita Falls Symphony.  He has been and continues to be involved in chamber music venues.  He has been principal horn of the Tri-City Symphony (Iowa-Illinois), Tacoma Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Dallas Ballet, Dallas Bach Society, Royal Opera of Stockholm, East Texas Symphony, Classical Music Seminar (Austria), Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, and Flathead Festival Orchestra. He has been a soloist with several regional orchestras and has appeared as an artist at three International Horn Symposia and several regional horn workshops. He was awarded the Service Medal of Honor in 2017.

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22 Mar
2024 Mid-South Horn Workshop
Date Mar 22 - Mar 24
23 Mar
Utah Horn Workshop 2024
Mar 23 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
12 Apr
19 Apr
28 May
Atlanta Horn Festival
May 28 - May 31
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