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Position Announcement: Assistant to the Executive Director

Now Hiring! The IHS is hiring a part-time Assistant to the Executive Director! If you are an organized, forward-thinking, and detail-oriented individual who is interested in learning more about this position or applying, please click here. Apply by Monday, March 18 to be considered!

Elections 2024 are now underway for seats on the Advisory Council and for a proposed change to the IHS bylaws. All current members of the IHS are eligible to vote, either online OR by the postcard that is enclosed in the February issue of The Horn Call, but NOT both. Members must log in to their IHS account to vote online. Deadline is April 15, 2024. For assistance with logging in or voting, contact manager@hornsociety.org

garcin marrouMichel Garcin-Marrou has combined a distinguished performing career with pedagogy and served two terms on the IHS Advisory Council (1998-2004). He has a special interest in historical instruments of the Baroque and Classical periods and reinstated the hand horn class at the Conservatoire National Supérior de Paris that had been disbanded a hundred years ago.

A native of Genoble, Michel earned a degree in Philosophy and a first prize in horn at the Conservatoire de Grenoble, then continued his studies under Jean Devemy at the Conservatoire in Paris. After two years of service in a military band, he won first prize at the Geneva International Horn Competition in 1965 and went on to play in several orchestras, including principal horn in the Orchestre de Paris. Later he performed with many European period instrument orchestras.

Michel has taught at Conservatoires in Lyon and Paris, participated in symposiums and workshops, and is researching a book on the history of the French horn and horn players of France.

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