Eric Ruske, horn
Horn soloist Eric Ruske was named Associate Principal Horn of The Cleveland Orchestra at the age of 20, and he also toured and recorded extensively during his six-year tenure as hornist of the Empire Brass Quintet. An active chamber musician, he has appeared with the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Evian Festival, Boston Chamber Music Society, and the Festival Pablo Casals both in Puerto Rico and in France. His numerous arrangements and transcriptions, including a complete edition of the Mozart Concerti, are now available from Cimarron Music. In 2012, Albany Records released The Horn of Eric Ruske, a Box Set that includes two discs of horn concerti with orchestra, three of music for horn and piano, one disc for solo horn and a disc of chamber music for horn, violin and piano. Mr. Ruske currently directs the Horn Seminar at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute and is the Professor of Horn at Boston University.