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Iowa Horn Festival

The University of Iowa horn studio is pleased to announce the return of the Iowa Horn Festival on Saturday, March 26, 2022!

Program activities include masterclasses, tours, recitals and a final concert with all participants.  We are excited to have Marc Zyla, principal horn of the Quad Cities Symphony Orchestra, be our featured guest artist of the day.  Review the full schedule and sign up below!


8:30am            Check-in in lobby of the Voxman Music Building (pre-registered check-in, day-of registration, and distribute horn choir parts)
9:00am            Group Warm Up with Dr. Ambrose (all ages and abilities welcome)
9:30am            Horn Choir (all ages and abilities welcome)
10:30am          Technique class with Dr. Ambrose (all ages and abilities welcome)
11:00am          Break for lunch          
12:00pm          Masterclass with Marc Zyla (U-Iowa students perform, all welcome to attend)
1:30pm            Horn Choir (all ages and abilities welcome)
2:30pm            Tour of the Voxman Music Building and Library
3:30pm            Horn Festival Solo Recital:  U-Iowa student solo performances, Katy Ambrose, and Marc Zyla
5:00pm            Final Performance:  U-Iowa Horn Choir, U-Iowa Quartets, and Horn Festival Choir


The event is open to all.  There is a $20 fee.  Please contact Prof. Ambrose if this is a financial hardship.

Registration forms are required; submit your registration form here >>.


The University of Iowa School of Music
Voxman Music Building
93 E. Burlington St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Please review this map for important parking & drop off details.

For further information:

Contact Katy Ambrose, Visiting Assistant Professor of Horn (