About the Instructor

shapeimage_1Jeremy C. Hansen, assistant professor of horn, joined the music faculty in Fall of 2007. He teaches applied horn, aural techniques, and directs the horn choir. Dr. Hansen holds Bachelor of Music degrees in music education and horn performance from St. Olaf College. He earned his Masters Degree in Horn Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, and his Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from the University of Iowa. His doctoral thesis is entitled “A Creative Pedagogical Approach to Paul Hindemith’s Music for Horn and Piano with Thirty Progressive Etudes.”

Prior to joining the TTU faculty, he served from 2002 to 2007 as assistant professor of horn and theory at Eastern Illinois University, where he taught horn, theory, aural training, music appreciation, and rock history. He has served as instructor of horn and theory at Columbus (GA) State University, and taught applied horn and methods at the University of Iowa. Dr. Hansen is currently a member of the Bryan Symphony, and for five years acted as principal horn of the Danville (IL) Symphony. He is formerly a member of the Terre Haute Symphony, the Quad City Symphony (Davenport, IA), the Columbus (GA) Symphony, and has performed in the summer months with the St. Louis Symphony. His teachers of horn include Kristin Thelander, W. Peter Kurau, Priscilla McAfee, and Michael Gast. Dr. Hansen is an avid fan of solo horn literature, natural horn, and wind chamber music.

  • B.M. in Music Education, St. Olaf College
  • B.M. in Music Performance, St. Olaf College
  • M.M. in Horn Performance, Eastman School of Music
  • D.M.A. in Horn Performance and Pedagogy, The University of Iowa

Contact Info:

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Office phone: (931) 372-6089

Department of Music and Art
Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN 38505

Studio location: 216 Bryan Fine Arts Building

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