The Horn Call Podcast

Episode 10: Katy Ambrose

May 15, 2021

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In Episode 10 of The Horn Call Podcast I speak with Dr. Katy Ambrose, Visiting Assistant Professor of Horn at the University of Iowa, and author of the article "Unlocking the Past: William Lee and The Rodenbostel Horn at Mount Vernon” in the February 2021 issue of The Horn Call. *This episode was recorded on January 20, 2021.

Episode Highlights

  • What led Katy to her research on William Lee and the Rodenbostel Horn
  • Check out her article “Unlocking the Past: William Lee and The Rodenbostel Horn at Mount Vernon” in the February 2021 issue of The Horn Call.
  • Recording concerts during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • First rehearsals with an orchestra after a year apart
  • Resources for historical research
  • Getting the Billy Strayhorn suite published: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeUCtYxaNY8
  • Katy’s video presentation, “The French Horn in the Lives of Musicians of African and Creole Descent in America, 1700-2000” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARSVtiXPnmc
  • Being a founding member of Seraph Brass
  • Shout out to Jennifer Montone!

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