Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

JOY HODGES (horn) is a horn player and teacher in the Washington, DC area. She is the Second Horn of the Harrisburg Symphony in Pennsylvania. From 2017-2019 she played Fourth Horn in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and from 2012-2016 she performed as Second Horn in the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Christoph Eschenbach. Hodges has been a member of the Vancouver Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Albany Symphony, and New Haven Symphony. This past season she performed with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, The Atlanta Symphony, Artosphere Music Festival, as well as with orchestras in the DC area. In addition to her orchestral schedule, Hodges has a private teaching studio and has been on the faculties of Towson University in Maryland and St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. She was a faculty member of Bar Harbor Brass in Maine for 10 summers and has taught and performed at Eastern Music Festival since 2007. She has a degree in Music Education from the University of Georgia and a Master’s of Music in Orchestral Performance from Manhattan School of Music.