Heidi Lucas

  • Heidi LucasAssistant Professor



    Cogswell 311




    Applied Horn

    Music History I

    Introduction to Music


    DMA, University of Georgia

    MM, Eastman School of Music

    BM, Crane School of Music–SUNY Potsdam


    Dr. Heidi Lucas is currently visiting assistant professor of Horn at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She holds degrees from the Crane School of Music–SUNY Potsdam (BM), the Eastman School of Music (MM), and the University of Georgia (DMA). Her orchestral experience includes the Louisiana Philharmonic, Memphis Symphony, Lancaster Philharmonic, Aspen Festival Orchestra, Cobb Symphony Orchestra, Columbus (Ga.) Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Pops Orchestra, Pensacola Symphony, Gulf Coast Symphony, Meridian Symphony, Pensacola Opera Orchestra, Mobile Opera Orchestra, and the Mobile Symphony.

    In addition to extensive teaching and chamber music experience, including residencies and tours throughout the United States, England, Brazil, Germany, Austria, and Panama, Dr. Lucas is currently a member of the Hoodlebug Brass Quintet and IUP Faculty Wind Quintet, as well as the Blenheim Brass Trio. She is active in promoting new music and has been part of commissioning projects for over 15 new works that feature the horn. Summer teaching/performing engagements include positions with the Ash Lawn Opera Company (Virginia), Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp (Michigan), Saarburger Serenaden Music Festival (Germany), and the Alfredo Saint Malo Festival (Panama).

    Dr. Lucas has performed on programs at the 2014 International Horn Symposium in London, England; 2014 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference (ITEC) in Bloomington, Ind.; 2013 International Horn Symposium in Memphis, Tenn.; 2012 International Tuba/Euphonium Conference (ITEC) in Linz, Austria; 2012 International Horn Symposium in Denton, Tex.; and the 2012 Mid-South Horn Workshop in Conway, Ariz., as well as part of several southeast horn workshops. She has had several publications, including reviews in the Horn Call and articles in the Grove Dictionary of American Music. Dr. Lucas can be heard on the New York Philomusica’s 2008 recording of Haydn’s L’isola Disabitata and Centaur Records’ The Voice of the Coelecanth: Music of William Bergsma, which will be released in fall 2014.


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