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Jesse McCormick

Jesse McCormick Photograph by Roger Mastroianni

The Cleveland Orchestra

Jesse McCormick was appointed to the horn section of The Cleveland Orchestra in 2006.  He previously served three seasons with the Colorado Symphony, and two seasons as a member of the Denver Brass.  On New Year’s Eve 2013, Mr. McCormick appeared on the nationally-televised PBS series Live from Lincoln Center, performing as guest associate principal horn with the New York Philharmonic.  In 2005, he took top prize in the Professional Division at the International Horn Competition of America.  He has also made solo appearances with the Denver Brass, Windworks Ensemble in Capetown (South Africa), and the Chamber Orchestra of Colorado Springs.  Mr. McCormick is currently a member of the “Factory Seconds Brass Trio,” an ensemble comprised with fellow Cleveland Orchestra members Richard Stout and Jack Sutte.

Jesse McCormick has been a member of the faculty at Baldwin Wallace University since 2007.  He has also lectured at the Cleveland Institute of Music and with Case Western Reserve University.  In recent years, Mr. McCormick has appeared as a clinician at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Denver, University of Florida, Florida State University, and University of Miami.  He has also taught masterclasses in South Korea, South Africa, and Colombia. 

Jesse McCormick began his studies with Sally Ann Wilson of Colorado Springs and completed his studies with Jerome Ashby at the Juilliard School.
Updated:  April 2015