Biography

Colin Dorman, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, has played played and taught the French horn professionally since 2004. He holds a Master of Music in Horn Performance from the University of Louisville, as well as a Bachelor of Music from the University of Alabama. He has studied with Bruce Heim, Charles “Skip” Snead, David Pandolfi, Jon ¬†Gustely, and David Wetherill.

He has performed with numerous orchestras, including the Louisville Orchestra, Annapolis Symphony, Orchestra Kentucky, Southwest Michigan Symphony, and the Columbus Symphony, among others. He has also performed as a soloist in both chamber recitals and in front of an orchestra, as well as playing in pits for numerous musicals and operas.

In addition to performing regularly, Colin also teaches horn students in both one-on-one lessons and in larger sectionals at area schools. He is the horn instructor at both Notable Beginnings Music School in Louisville, and at Indiana University Southeast Arts Institute.

In his free time, Colin enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessica, and their three cats. He also enjoys playing the guitar, reading way too much about gadgets and cars, fitness, and playing increasingly complex flight simulations.

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