Morgan LaMonica- Foley
French Horn instructor
Hailing from Atkinson, New Hampshire, Morgan holds a degree in French Horn Performance from the University of Michigan. Morgan also studied music education for two and a half years during her time at U-M. She has been teaching horn for nine years in a variety of settings, including private lessons, group lessons, and chamber music groups. She teaches all ages and skill levels from children to adults.
As a performer, Morgan is currently principal horn in the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra and is second horn in the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra. She also subs with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra, Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra (MVPO), and New Hampshire Philharmonic Orchestra. She is a performing artist with Chamber Music Michigan and has appeared as a soloist with the MVPO. Morgan has collaborated, performed, and recorded with a variety of artists, including Adam Unsworth (whom she studied with during her undergraduate degree), Nancy Ambrose King, Carol Jantsch, Michael Daugherty, and Timothy McAllister.
In lessons, Morgan focuses on having her students hone musicality and creativity while also learning fundamental music skills and horn technique. Morgan fosters a relaxed, creative learning environment so that all of her students are able to have positive musical experiences.