Elizabeth Freimuth


Principal Horn, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Elizabeth Freimuth is the Principal Horn of the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestras. Before joining the CSO in 2006, Elizabeth was Principal Horn of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony and Assistant Principal Horn of the Colorado Symphony. Elizabeth has performed as the featured soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Overland Park Symphony (KS) and the Lakewood Symphony (CO). She has also performed as a guest Principal Horn with the San Francisco Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Saint Louis Symphony. From 2000-2003, Elizabeth was the Adjunct Professor of Horn at the University of Missouri in Kansas City Conservatory of Music. She has also given numerous master classes and has done guest teaching at the University of Cincinnati’s Conservatory of Music, Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, Dayton University, Ohio State University and the University of Northern Iowa. In the summer of 2009, Elizabeth was a faculty member at the Interlochen Horn Institute.

In the summers, in addition to playing with the Sun Valley Music Festival, she performs with the Grand Teton Music Festival.

As a chamber musician, Elizabeth is an active member in concert: nova, a Cincinnati-based chamber ensemble. She has also been a member of the Chamber Music Society of Kansas City, the Principal Horn of the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra and has performed with the Burning River Brass chamber ensemble. Elizabeth is a graduate and recipient of the coveted Performer’s Certificate of the Eastman School of Music (BM) and a graduate of Rice University Shepherd School of Music (MM).