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 The Southern Miss Horn Studio is a collection of dedicated and diverse horn students from around the globe. Embracing the philosophy that quality musicianship is a life long journey of self-awareness, the Southern Miss Horn Studio is fueled by ambitious players who are passionate about learning the fundamentals of brass playing as a means to sincere self-expression. Whether prospective students are interested in orchestral training, solo performance, improvisation, or music education - the Southern Miss Horn Studio places the pursuit of excellence at the center of each horn student’s experience.


  • USM Horn Choir 
  • USM Horn Quartets

Alumni Accomplishments

Erick De Leon, MM, Spring 2017 

  • Appointed Principal Horn: Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Rio 2017 


Brandon Garrison (MM, Spring 2018 / DMA Candidate, present) 

  • Appointed Horn Faculty: The University of West Florida  
  • Substitute Horn: Meridian Symphony 2018-2019 
  • Substitute Horn: Gulf Coast Symphony 2018-2019 
  • Winner: Mid-South Horn Workshop 2017 
  • Orchestral Excerpt Competition: High Horn Division  


Katy Hosey (BME, Spring 2016) 

  • Winner: Mid-North Horn Workshop 2016 Solo Competition

Brittany White (BM, Spring 2018) 

  • Graduate Assistant: Schwob School of Music, Columbus University, Fall 2018  

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112 Mannoni Performing Arts Center

Campus Hattiesburg

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