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About Dr. Chenoweth

Dr. Richard Chenoweth is the first horn player to receive the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in Horn Performance from the College-Conservatory of Music of the University of Cincinnati (CCM). He received both the College of Arts and Sciences Award for Outstanding Scholarship and the University of Dayton Alumni Award in Scholarship and has been a three-time recipient of the prestigious Montgomery County Artists Fellowship in recognition of his achievements in the arts.

He has released three solo and ensemble recordings on the Equilibrium label to national critical acclaim, as well as two recordings on the Integra label with the Carillon Brass.  In addition, his solo recording with the Czech Radio Orchestra of the Winteregg Concerto “Visions and Revelations” was released nationally on the MMC label. His newest release “The Horn in Opera”, a recording of important operatic audition excerpts for horn, is available at: Other appearances include numerous concerts as a solo artist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, The Dayton Bach Society, the Springfield Symphony and the West Virginia Chamber Orchestra.

Dr. Chenoweth has been invited to present recitals and master classes at Eastman School of Music, University of Evansville, Indiana University, University of Michigan, Western Michigan University, Southern Methodist University, CCM, Penn State University, University of North Texas, Oberlin College, Grand Valley State University, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin, University of Minnesota, St. Olaf College, The University of Akron, Ohio State University, Baldwin-Wallace University, the University of Texas, Central Arkansas State University, and Northwestern State University (LA).

He recently completed a trip to China, where he participated in the opening ceremonies of the UD China Institute in Suzhou. He has been in residence at the Beijing Central Conservatory, the Sichuan Conservatory in Chengdu, the Sarejevo Conservatory and the Hong Kong Cultural Academy. He has appeared as clinician at the International Horn Symposium in Denver, CO, presenting a class in operatic repertoire and participating in a panel discussion on horn pedagogy and in June, 2009, he co-presented (with UD graduate horn performance major Joshua Paulus) a lecture-recital at the IHS Symposium, held in Macomb, IL, on “The Off-Stage Horn”. While on leave from the Santa Fe Opera in 2005, Chenoweth was invited to teach at the prestigious Kendall Betts Horn Camp joining internationally renowned horn artists as a faculty member.

A Yamaha Performing Artist, more information about his association with Yamaha can be found on-line at: and his work in the field of operatic horn repertoire and operatic resources can be found at:

An enthusiastic outdoorsman and traveler, Chenoweth has completed his second African safari and continues to be a strong advocate for the outdoor sports. In his spare time.he works with his two German Short-Haired Pointers and also fly-fishes through-out the Rocky Mountain West.