Meet Nashville’s finest musicians. We have traveled the world over and back again creating live music with the world’s best artists, and we have contributed to recordings in all genres of music, from rock to pop, black gospel to southern gospel, country to classical. From single song demos to complete film scores, we are here to make your project the best it can be. If you’re not sure exactly what instrumentation you are looking for, contact NashvilleStudioOrchestra.com and we will match you with the best possible musicians for your project. Every artist on this site is a professional musician who brings quality, artistry and excellence to every recording.
Erin Horner holds a Master of Music degree from The Eastman School of Music where she studied with renowned pedagogue Peter Kurau. She is a member of the Chattanooga Symphony and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, and has performed with the symphonies of Rochester, Nashville, Memphis and Huntsville. She has appeared on recordings with the Nashville Symphony and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra on the Naxos, Albany and Compass record labels, including the NCO’s Grammy-nominated Kid Pan Alley CD.
Ms. Horner is highly sought after as a studio and commercial player. Since moving to Nashville, she has recorded with top country artists including Keith Urban, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill and Alan Jackson, and many Gospel music artists including Michael W. Smith and Jars of Clay. Additionally, she has performed live with Bon Jovi, Phish’s Trey Anastasio, Michael McDonald, Trisha Yearwood, The Oak Ridge Boys, Ronnie Milsap, Ricky Skaggs and Sara Evans among many others, and has travelled the United States twice with Vince Gill and Amy Grant on their “Simply Christmas” tours. Erin is a member of THE LOUDHORNS, a critically acclaimed jazz/funk group comprised of Nashville’s top studio brass players. She can be heard on their 2009 debut CD One for Maynard which was hailed by JazzTimes for its “brassy testosterone” and the band’s “high-octane musicianship.”
Recently, Ms. Horner performed at Carnegie Hall with her husband, saxophonist Brian Horner. They presented the world premiere of Two Wedding Pieces, a suite written for them by composer M. Zachary Johnson, which they also recorded for an upcoming CD. Erin and Brian live in Nashville with their beautiful daughter Anna Kate and their spotted dog, Mackenzie.
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Hornist Jennifer Kummer was hired by Carl and Carol Gorodetzky to join the Nashville String Machine in 1997 as the first call/ principal horn. She left behind principal horn positions in the Memphis, Grant Park and Honolulu Symphonies to fulfill her dream of becoming a studio player. She studied with legendary studio musician Vincent DeRosa at the University of Southern California and attributes much of her style of playing to his influence. She frequently plays with the Nashville and St. Louis Symphonies and is thrilled by the variety of musical outlets Nashville has to offer. This has included opportunities to perform with and record alto horn in Mr. Jack Daniels Original Silver Cornet Band as well as in the pit for many of TPAC’s Broadway Series touring musicals. A native of the midwest she graduated from Western Illinois University and will be a guest artist and clinician in Macomb for the International Horn Society Symposium being held there. She has been a featured chamber music performer on various recitals as well as on Live in Studio C in Nashville. She is married to pianist Stephen Kummer who will join her as accompanist in Macomb and who has recorded several jazz solo cd’s under the Green Hills label. They have two beautiful daughters.
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