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Conor Hammonds, tuba

Conor Hamonds

Photo by David Friedlander

Conor Hammonds is a sophomore at Johns Hopkins University majoring in International Studies. Born in New York, he began tuba lessons at age 11 and was accepted to The Juilliard School’s pre-college program four years later. He has performed with the Peabody Wind Ensemble, the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra, and the Westchester Youth Symphony at such venues as Carnegie Hall and Avery Fisher Hall. In the summers of 2011 and 2012 he attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, participating in the Tuba Workshop and the Young Artists Wind Ensemble. As a winner of the Westchester Youth Symphony Senior Concerto Competition, he performed Hindemith's Sonata for Tuba and Piano in a 2012 recital. He currently studies at The Peabody Conservatory with David Fedderly of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

April 26, 2014