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Robert Rearden



Biography

Robert Rearden, second horn, joined the NSO in 2016. He previously served as principal horn of the Florida Orchestra from 2010-2016. He has performed regularly as an extra and substitute player with the Cleveland Orchestra, including multiple recordings and tours of Europe, Asia, and the U.S., and was a member of the New World Symphony from 2006 to 2010. He also appeared frequently as guest principal horn of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra from 2010 to 2015. Rearden has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, and at the Tanglewood, Aspen, Spoleto USA, Britt, Artosphere, Steamboat Springs, and Eastern music festivals. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of South Carolina as a student of Robert Pruzin and earned a Master of Music degree and artist diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music as a student of Eli Epstein and Richard Solis. He also studied with Julie Landsman and with David Wakefield. While with the Florida Orchestra, Rearden appeared as a soloist on several occasions, and was also a featured soloist on the orchestra's most recent pops recording.
Robert Rearden