Western Hornist

Welcome to the Western Hornist!

(Your source for information on Horn events at Western Illinois University.)

Upcoming Events!

Please hear Western Hornists in these performances at the COFAC Recital Hall

  • Sunday, January 24, 2016, BRASSFEST! Starting at 1:00 P.M. COFAC Recital Hall
  • Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2:00 P.M. — Randall Faust Horn Recital
  • Thursday - Sunday, February 25-27, 2016, Annual Showcase of Bands
  • Friday, March 4, 2016, W.I.U. Symphony Concerto Concert — including hornist Phillip Mallender performing the Concerto for Horn by Paul Hindemith
  • Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 7:30 P.M. Faculty Chamber Music Series with The LaMoine Brass Quintet
  • Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 7:30 P.M. Faculty Chamber Music Series with The Camerata Woodwind Quintet
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — The WESTERN BRASS
  • Sunday, April 17, 2016, W.I.U. HORN FESTIVAL featuring Guest Clinician and Composer Douglas Hill
  • Sunday, May 1, 2016, 1:00 P.M. — The Camerata Woodwind Quintet

For updates see Recital Hall or contact Joanie Herbert, Recital Hall Manager, Office Phone: (309) 298-1843, Email: JE-Herbert@wiu.edu


A Brief History of Horn Festivals at Western Illinois University. Please note the information on past Horn Festivals at Western!

Auditions for Scholarships, Talent Grants and Horn Study At Western Illinois University

  • February 6, 2016
  • February 15, 2016 (President's Day)

If you need more information, please visit Undergraduate Audition Information or Email Randall Faust RE-Faust@wiu.edu or call Trista Trone, Audition Coordinator, at (309) 298-1087 or email TD-Trone@wiu.edu.