Katie Wolber is the Principal Horn of the Dallas Opera Orchestra and Principal Horn of the Dallas Chamber Symphony, with whom she recently performed the Britten Serenade. She studied horn at Southern Methodist University with Gregory Hustis and then obtained her Masters Degree from Northwestern University, where she studied with Gail Williams. Katie frequently plays with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and went on their European Tour in 2013. She has also performed with the Fort Worth Symphony, the Dallas Wind Symphony, the New Mexico Philharmonic, and the Kansas City Symphony. She has attended many festivals, including the Music in the Mountains Festival, Youth Orchestra of the Americas, Sarasota, the Pacific Music Festival and the National Repertory Orchestra. After being involved in a serious car accident in 2011 that left her unable to play for many months, Katie is thankful to be able to continue to pursue her life-long passion of playing horn. During her free time, she can be found learning Spanish, horseback riding, or baking cakes. She also enjoys spending time at home with her husband, two rescue dogs, a cat, and turtles.
Terry has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University. He has worked for many years as a professional musician. He currently is a member of the Dallas Opera orchestra and is an adjunct professor of Horn and chamber music at the University of North Texas.
Michael Morrow is in his 39th year as Associate Professor of Horn at Texas A&M University-Commerce and his 27th season as 2nd horn of the Dallas Opera Orchestra. A student of Philip Farkas at Indiana University, Mr. Morrow also studied at Indiana State University and Morehead State University. While a student at Indiana University, Michael was the Principal horn for the National Touring Orchestras of Henry Mancini and Johnny Mathis. In addition to the Dallas Opera Orchestra, he has performed with the Ft Worth Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony, and Ft Wayne Philharmonic. In 1994, Indiana State University honored him with the Music Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award where he presented masterclasses to ISU students and was horn soloist with the ISU Wind Ensemble. Michael is a member of the Dallas Wind Symphony and has performed on eight compact discs with conductors Fredrick Fennell and Jerry Junkin. As a member of the Dallas Opera Orchestra he has performed the World Premiers’ of Jake Hegges’ Moby Dick and Jody Talbots’Everest. He has performed over eighty different operas with the Dallas Opera orchestra including Wagner’s monumental four opera Ring cycle and Alban Berg’s 20th century masterpiece Wozzeck. For 24 years, he was a member of the Breckenridge Festival Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado. Michael lives in Heath, Texas. His 13 year old daughter, Bailey Anne, is a fine cellist and an outstanding swimmer. His hobbies include classic and sports cars, auto racing, and other sports.