Taylor Peterson

Taylor P.

New York, NY
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Lesson Details

French Horn

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
My teaching philosophy lies within student-centered learning. Developing an efficient technique for the instrument is vital to the peak performance, and based on my studies and credentials I can work with every student to develop strong foundations in horn playing and their musical abilities. The horn is a FUN instrument to play and a strong teacher is essential to progressing in studies for a performance at any level. The approach I use is positive, challenging, and Socratic in method. I strive to balance out the student's needs and goals to promote a successful pathway to performing at their very best. Through thoughtful etudes, exercises, and key repertoire I am able to take the student to the next level. Beginners, enthusiasts, and serious students are all welcome!
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Taylor teaches



Taylor delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 10+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Originally from the upstate of South Carolina, hornist Taylor began his artistic career at the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. In 2015, he received his BM from The Juilliard School where he worked with renowned conductors such as Alan Gilbert, Fabio Luisi, Semyon Bychkov, and was a horn student of Erik Ralske, Principal Horn of the Metropolitan Opera. In 2013, he was part of the New York String Orchestra Seminar at Carnegie Hall. Upon finishing his undergraduate, Mr. P furthered his horn career at Northwestern University where he received his MM in 2017 under the pedagogy of Gail Williams, former Associate Principal of Chicago Symphony. In 2016, Mr. P was a Finalist for the US Air Force Band and is presently an Associate Horn of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. During his time in Chicago, Mr. P was a teacher of the British International School of Chicago where he taught high school students and currently teaches students of all ages in NYC.

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Master of Music - Horn Performance
Sep 2015 - Jun 2017
Northwestern University
Bachelor of Music - Horn Performance
Aug 2011 - May 2015
The Juilliard School

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