Johanna Lundy is the Principal Horn with the Tucson Symphony, a position she has held since 2006. Her playing hailed by Gramophone as “simply breathtaking,” she is known equally well as a soloist and recitalist having appeared as a guest artist with the Aspen Music Festival, Grand Canyon Music Festival, Virginia Arts Festival, St. Andrew’s Bach Society, Tucson Symphony, Sierra Vista Symphony, and the Downtown Chamber Series in Phoenix among others. She has performed with orchestras across the United States, including The Florida Orchestra, Phoenix Symphony, Albany Symphony, New Hampshire Symphony, New Mexico Philharmonic, Des Moines Metro Opera Orchestra and True Concord. She has received critical acclaim for her “robust sound” and her “extraordinary” performances.
A dedicated teacher, Ms. Lundy was recently appointed as the Assistant Professor of Horn at the Fred Fox School of Music at the University of Arizona. Former students have gone on to varied careers in music and positions with professional orchestras and other ensembles. She regularly presents master classes and has appeared at conferences and symposia.
In 2010, she was named one of Tucson’s “40 under 40” and in 2017, she received a grant from the Arizona Commission on the Arts to pursue a solo project focused on presenting contemporary repertoire and reaching new audiences. Ms. Lundy recently released her first solo album, featuring music inspired by art, nature, and devotion. Passionate about sharing music with the world, she believes that connecting with audiences creates the ultimate opportunity to take part in deep, expressive experiences. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the Oberlin Conservatory and a Master of Music from the New England Conservatory.