Originally from Ohio, Catherine Turner began learning horn at age 10 in her school’s music program. She later went on to study with Karen Schneider, Greg Snyder, William VerMeulen at Rice University (TX) and John Zirbel. In addition to her appointment with the OSM, she serves as Principal Horn with the Colorado Music Festival and teaches at McGill University.
Joined the OSM in: 2010
Previous positions: San Antonio Symphony, Florida Orchestra
Hometown: West Chester (Ohio)
Favourite composer: Mahler
Favourite works: Mahler’s symphonies
Interests: Spending time outdoors, mountain walks, triathlon, cooking, sewing