Horn

Teaching

In 2016 Dr. Wallace assumed the full-time position as Assistant Professor of Horn at Wichita State University, and the role of Principal Horn with the Wichita Symphony. At WSU he maintains a horn studio comprised of undergraduate and graduate students, coaches chamber music, and is a member of the Lieurance Woodwind Quintet and Wichita Brass Quintet. Wallace also performs frequently as Principal Horn with numerous Broadway shows including Music Theatre Wichita, the National Tour of Wicked, and others..

Previous to joining the faculty at Wichita State, Dr. Wallace served as Associate Professor of Horn and Brass Area Coordinator at Utah Valley University, as Visiting Professor of Horn at James Madison University, and as adjunct horn professor at Susquehanna University and Dickinson College. He has also served on the Preparatory Division faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music and Stony Brook University. His students have held positions with the Wichita Symphony, Boise Philharmonic, Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra, National Repertory Orchestra, and many others. Wallace served as a contributing artist at International and Regional Horn Symposiums in Denton, Memphis, Ithaca, and at the Colburn School in Los Angeles. He is frequently invited to present masterclasses at leading universities and conservatories, and has been a guest artist/clinician at Ithaca College, Arizona State University, the Swedish National Orchestral Institute, UC Santa Barbara, Oklahoma State University, Boise State University, University of Dayton, Bucknell University, University of Virginia, and many others.

Below are some recent individual achievements in the area of horn performance:

Student Success/Solo Competitions and Professional Auditions:

  • Winner, Boise Philharmonic, Assistant Principal/Utility Horn, 2016
  • Winner, U.S. Air Force Band, Section Horn, 2016
  • First Prize, Northwest Horn Symposium, Orchestral Excerpt Competition, High Horn, 2016
  • Southeast Horn Workshop Collegiate Horn Quartet Competition, 2015
  • Finalist, Southeast Horn Workshop, High Horn Excerpt Competition, 2015
  • Winner, Utah Valley University Concerto Competition (as horn quartet), 2014
  • Winner, UVU University Concerto Competition, 2013
  • First Place, MTNA Young Artist Solo Competition, Brass Division, State Competition for Utah, 2013
  • Second Place, MTNA Young Artist Solo Competition, Brass Division, State Competition for Utah, 2013
  • Winner, Utah Valley Symphony Young Artists Solo Competition, 2013
  • Winner, UVU University Concerto Competition, 2012
  • Winner, Utah Valley Symphony Young Artists Solo Competition, 2012
  • Winner, Utah Wind Symphony Concerto Competition, 2012
  • Winner, UVU University Concerto Competition, 2011
  • Finalist, Utah Wind Symphony Concerto Competition, 2011
  • Grand Prize Winner, Southwest Horn Workshop Solo Competition, 2011
  • Winner, Susquehanna University Concerto Competition, 2009

Students Success/ gained acceptance to continue studies at the following institutions (incomplete but representative list):

  • New England Conservatory
  • Boston University
  • Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
  • Ithaca College
  • Boston Conservatory
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • University of Illinois
  • Stony Brook University
  • Arizona State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Yale School of Music (alternate)
  • Curtis Institute of Music (first alternate)
  • Colburn Conservatory of Music (alternate)

Summer Fellowships:

  • National Repertory Orchestra (CO) (fellowship)
  • Aspen Music Festival and School (CO) (full fellowship)
  • Domaine Forget (Canada)
  • Canyon Arts Festival (UT)
  • Barry Tuckwell Institute (CO)
  • Tuacahn Summer Orchestral Institute (UT)
  • San Francisco Bay Brass Institute (CA)
  • Nauvoo Brass Band (MO)
  • Blue Lake Music Festival Artist in Residence/Horn Counselor (MI)
  • Music Academy of the West (CO) (alternate)

Conducting the UVU horn choir

Performing at the 2011 Southwest Horn Workshop

WSU Logo  Wichita Youth Symphony