Richard Solis

Head, Horn Department, has been a member of The Cleveland Orchestra since 1971. He served as principal horn with the Orchestra from 1978 until 1995. Mr. Solis attended CIM and studied horn with Myron Bloom from 1965 until 1969. He is a former artist-in-residence at the University of Delaware and was principal horn of the Festival Casals. His recordings include chamber music from the Marlboro Festival, and he can be heard on more than 100 recordings with The Cleveland Orchestra as principal horn. He was appointed to the CIM faculty in 1977.



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Conservatory Studies

Adrian Daly

Dean of the Conservatory

216.791.5000 ext. 204

Caryn Reynolds

Administrative Assistant to the Dean

216.791.5000 ext. 273

Hallie Moore

Conservatory Registrar

216.791.5000 ext. 230

Kristen G. Zalar

Assistant Registrar
International Student Advisor

216.791.5000 ext. 233


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