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

  • Friday, September 16, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — Annual Scholarship Concert — including performances by the WIU Symphony Orchestra and The WIU Wind Ensemble
  • Sunday, September 25, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — Randall Faust — Horn Recital
  • Friday, Sept. 30 7:30pm — WIU Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Saturday, Oct. 1 7:30pm — WIU Wind Ensemble Concert
  • Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — LaMoine Brass Quintet
  • Thursday, Oct. 20 7:30pm — WIU Concert Band Concert
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — The WESTERN BRASS with Jonathan Warburton, Bass Trombonist, Guest Soloist
  • Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 7:30 P.M. — The Camerata Woodwind Quintet
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016, 7:30pm — WIU Chamber Winds & Chamber Players Concert
  • Friday, December 9, 2016, 7:30pm — WIU Symphony Orchestra Concert
  • Saturday, December 10, 2016, 7:30pm — WIU Concert Band Concert

SAVE THE DATES!

  • Sunday, January 22, 2017, BRASSFEST! Starting at 1:00 P.M. COFAC Recital Hall
  • Sunday, April 2, 2017 — All day – WESTERN ILLINOIS Horn Festival 2017

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

VISIT THE NEW SECTION OF THE WESTERN HORNIST! 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

  • January 21, 2017 — Plainfield North High School
  • February 4, 201 —On Campus
  • February 20, 2017 — On Campus

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