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Larry Williams


Professor of Horn


Hornist Larry Williams has distinguished himself as a multifaceted performing and recording artist, teacher and administrator. Williams is currently Principal Horn of American Studio Orchestra, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and a member of The Lyric Brass Quintet, and Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass.

Williams formerly served as Principal Horn of The New World Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, among others.


Larry is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician, and performs exclusively on Yamaha Custom Horns.

Williams has performed on tours of the US, Russia, China, Japan, and UK, and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Arturo Sandoval, and others.

An active soloist and recitalist, Williams has premiered and recorded several horn concerti and several solo and chamber albums.

Equally passionate about education, Williams is the Professor of Horn at Washington Adventist University, and Director of DMV Horn Academy. 


Professor Williams has served as Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Johns Hopkins University, and on the faculty of The Peabody Institute and Florida International University.  

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