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Lowell Greer
1950 -
United States of America, WI
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L. Greer
Lowell Greer (27/01/1950), an American hornist and composer, born in Winconsin. As a soloist, Lowell Greer has performed on natural and modern horn with some 50 orchestras in the US, Canada, Mexico and all across Europe not to mention his appearances at numerous chamber music venues. His extensive discography includes four CDís on Harmonium Mundi including the Mozart Horn Concertos and Quintet, Brahms Horn Trio and the Beethoven Sonata on natural horn and a recording for Decca Líoiseau Lyre of the entire music of Mozart for winds performed on original instruments. A dedicated scholar and educator, Lowell Greer has taught at Wheaton College, Oakland University, Interlochen Arts Academy, The School for Perfection in Mexico City, The University of Cincinnati, The University of Michigan and currently at the Carl Neilsen Academy in Odense, Denmark. An acclaimed expert on natural horn performance, his research has led him to become a maker of fine reproductions of classic instruments and he has taught a course in natural horn building techniques at the William Cummings House since 1994.
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis (picture)
Requiem de Chasseur
Period:21st century
Composed in:2003
Musical form:free
In memory of:Helen Kotas Hirsch
Requiem de Chasseur (2003), for tenor, organ and an ensemble of trompes de chasse in memoriam Helen Kotas Hirsch (1916-2000), former first horn of the Chicago Symphony.
Source:The Western Hornist, Volume 7, Number 1 and http://www.corno.it/Survey/SurveyLowellGreerE.html
Contributor:Tassos Dimitriadis
Helen Kotas Hirsch