French Horn

Gracie Martin Aug 2023

Gracie Martin

Availability: Gracie is available for in-person lessons on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:30-8pm.

Gracie Martin received her BA in music at the University of Connecticut and has been playing French horn for the better part of the last decade. She received the JOY! Conservatory Scholarship for four consecutive years in a row, which allowed her to study under Jamie Marci, one of the premiere French hornists in New England. As a sophomore in high school she was invited to join The Capitol Symphonic Winds in West Hartford as the only high school student in the ensemble. She participated in the Eastern Regionals Festival where she sat third chair in the orchestra and first chair in the concert band. She was previously the principal chair of the UConn Wind Ensemble and is principal of the Windham Concert Band. When she is not playing music, she enjoys fishing with her dad, making earrings, and playing video games. Ms. Martin, has studied with Eric Reed, an internationally recognized horn player, and Barbara Hill who is principal chair of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, and a member of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.