Douglas Lundeen

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Douglas Lundeen originally trained as an opera singer with Frank Baselice of the Metropolitan Opera. An auto-didact on the French horn, he won first prize for solo natural horn in the 1987 American Horn Competition. Since then, Lundeen has played principal horn with period instrument orchestras in New York City, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, Vancouver, and Washington, D. C, under such conductors as Hogwood, Norrington, Brüggen, Parrott, and Koopman. He has been a featured recitalist and master clinician at many conferences of the International Horn Society and the International Early Brass Society. On the modern horn, he has soloed and played principal horn with orchestras in Costa Rica, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh as well as on Broadway.  Lundeen is currently Principal Horn of the Princeton Symphony and an associate professor of music at Rutgers University. He has recordings on the Sony, Newport Classics, Musical Heritage Society, and Centaur labels.

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