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TCU HornFest 2019

Join us for a two day, 11th annual celebration of the horn, as the TCU Horn Studio will feature and host Denise Tryon, Associate Professor of Horn at University of Cincinnati CCM.

DT Routine | How to Practice | High School Solo Competition | Coaching & Master Classes | SuperMASS Horn Ensemble | Finale Concert

2019 HornFest Event Schedule

Saturday, April 6
10am-12pm - High School Horn Solo Competition*
2pm - DT Routine with Denise Tryon
3pm - Masterclass with Denise Tryon
4:15pm - Honors Horn Ensemble Coaching (HS soloists only)
4:45pm - Mini-Mass Horn Ensemble Coaching (All Saturday participants)

TCU HornFest 2019-Competition Rules and Information
*High School Horn Solo Competition: $25 pre-screen recording due by midnight March 17; T-shirt and all Saturday afternoon events included. Comments & feedback provided upon request. Semi-finalists will be notified by March 20 and invited to compete April 6.

Sunday, April 7
1pm - Participant Showcase*
2pm - Denise Tryon clinic with all Participants
3:15pm - Honors Horn Ensemble sound check
3:25pm - Mini-Mass Horn Ensemble sound check
3:30pm - SuperMASS Horn Ensemble Rehearsal
4pm - Exhibits and Pizza
5pm - HornFest Finale Concert featuring hornist Denise Tryon, the TCU Horn Ensemble, Honors Horn Ensemble, Guest Horn Ensemble, and the HornFest Mini-Mass and SuperMASS Horn Ensembles.

*Participant Showcase is open to any hornist or ensemble who registers and emails Heather Test at by March 29, 2019. 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 28)
General Registration – $35 (no t-shirt included after March 28)


Visit TCU HornFest more information or contact Heather Test, HornFest Director at

Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Ed Landreth Hall and Auditorium
2800 South University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76109

Event Type

Concerts & Performances

Target Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public, Prospective Students


Arts & Culture, Social & Entertainment


School of Music, College of Fine Arts
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