Alexander Shuhan


Alexander Shuhan served for two years as acting principal before being appointed principal horn of the Binghamton Philharmonic in 2013. He is also principal horn of the Fort Smith (AR) Symphony and was principal horn of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra from 2000–2010. He joined the Ithaca College faculty in 1998, where he is Associate Professor of Horn. This summer he will join the faculty at the Sewanee (TN) Summer Music Festival. From 2005–2010, he served as Valade Instructor of Horn at the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp. He performs frequently with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and has played with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra, the Skaneateles Chamber Music Festival and the Northeast Pennsylvania Philharmonic. As a founding member (1993), hornist, pianist and composer of Rhythm & Brass, he has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Japan and the Middle East. He was a member of Dallas Brass from 1985–1993. As a member of Rhythm & Brass and Dallas Brass, he has appeared as soloist with numerous U.S. symphony orchestras, including those in Dallas, Detroit, Milwaukee, Rochester, Syracuse, Tucson, Phoenix, Jacksonville, Oregon, Denver and Grand Rapids. He studied at Southern Methodist University with Greg Hustis, the Eastman School of Music with Verne Reynolds, and the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School with Harry Berv. Other teachers include Marvin Howe, Nancy Cochran, John Jacobsen and Henry Babcock. Shuhan is a Yamaha Artist and a Siegfried’s Call Artist (