Bryn Coveney, a horn player from Albany, New York, is a recent graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music. An active performer in the Philadelphia and New York City regions, Ms. Coveney has performed with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Radio City Orchestra, Philadelphia Ballet, the Philly Pops, Albany Symphony Orchestra, West Point Band, on Broadway shows, and with many other regional orchestras. She has performed across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, and China. She has recorded at NFL Films, Abbey Road Studios in London, and for the Albany Records, Tzadik, and Naxos labels; notable recordings include Derek Bermel: Migrations (GRAMMY nominated for Best Contemporary Classical Composition, 2020), David Hertzberg’s The Wake World (The New York Times, “The 25 Best Classical Music Tracks of 2020,”) and the soundtrack to Legendary Pictures’ upcoming film The Toxic Avenger. Prior to entering Curtis, she received a bachelor’s degree in Music Performance from Ithaca College, and an MMus in Advanced Performance from the Royal College of Music, London. While at the Royal College, she was selected to perform in the Royal College of Music’s Orchestral Pathway training scheme, which included sit-ins with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and coachings with the London Symphony.
Ms. Coveney is the recipient of the Leverhulme Orchestral Mentorship Award and the John Lewis, Michael Quinn, and Eugene-Rittich awards. She has performed with the Spoleto USA Festival Orchestra, at the Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme, at Boston University’s Tanglewood Institute, Domaine Forget Music Festival, and the Bar Harbor Brass Week in Maine. Her previous teachers include Jennifer Montone and Jeffrey Lang at Curtis, Nigel Black, Simon Rayner, and John Ryan at the Royal College of Music, and Alexander Shuhan at Ithaca College.