Academy Founder / Director
Hornist Larry Williams has distinguished himself as a multifaceted performing and recording artist, teacher and administrator. Williams is currently Principal Horn of American Studio Orchestra, Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra, Sphinx Symphony Orchestra, and a member of The Lyric Brass Quintet, and Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass.
Williams formerly served as Principal Horn of The New World Symphony Orchestra and has performed with the Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras, among others.
Larry is a Yamaha Performing Artist/Clinician, and performs exclusively on Yamaha Custom Horns.
Williams has performed on tours of the US, Russia, China, Japan, and UK, and has performed with Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Arturo Sandoval, and others.
An active soloist and recitalist, Williams has premiered and recorded several horn concerti.
Equally passionate about education, Williams has served on the faculty of The Peabody Institute, Florida International University and is the Director and Principal Horn Instructor of DMV Horn Academy.