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Eileen Kane

Faculty & Co-Founder

Eileen Kane

Eileen Kane, a horn player and music educator, has cultivated an extensive horn studio of 60+ weekly students from RRISD, LISD, and LTISD. Over the past eleven years, Ms. Kane has taught private horn lessons to a wide variety of students from the beginner to collegiate level in the states of TX, MI, OH, and PA. Ms. Kane is very passionate about helping students find joy and success through their horn playing, and students from her studio have experienced success at regional, state, and international levels. She earned a MM in Horn Performance at the University of Akron, studying horn under Dr. Margaret Tung (current horn professor at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music) and Professor Fink, while teaching horn and music history classes as a graduate assistant. Additionally, Ms. Kane holds a BS in Music Education and a minor in English from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

As a huge advocate for chamber music, Ms. Kane has directed numerous horn choir classes, created an annual “Horn Day” in RRISD, directed the winning high school horn quartet for the 2022 International Horn Society competition, and is a founding faculty member at the Austin Horn Camp. Also Ms. Kane has worked at the internationally-renowned Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan mentoring students, and teaching a Horn Choir class as part of the 2017 Interlochen Intermester Series. Currently in her free time, Ms. Kane enjoys performing with her woodwind quintet Q360, and various other ensembles in the area. Previous performing engagements include but are not limited to: Altoona Symphony Orchestra (PA), Solon Philharmonic Orchestra (OH), ICONical trio (horn, tuba, piano), Austin Brass Collective, and performing as a finalist in the 2015 national MTNA Solo Competition.

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