Anne Marie Scharer

Instructor of Horn, Interlochen Arts Camp

Second and Fourth Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

B.M., Indiana University School of Music; The Juilliard School

Anne Marie Scharer has been a member of the horn section of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra since the 1997 and is currently playing second horn. She played third horn at the Met from 1997-2009,  fourth horn from 2009 until recently and is currently playing second horn.  When she was a student at Indiana University she studied horn with Myron Bloom and Michael Hatfield and then went to the Juilliard School to study with Julie Landsman. Her first professional orchestral position was in Oviedo, Spain as co-principal horn. In 1994 she returned to the United States to play associate principal/third horn with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra for three years, before winning her job at the Met.  In addition to her work with the Met Opera, she has performed with the New York Philharmonic, The Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Monarch Brass and records for commercial and movie soundtracks. Anne was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin and attended Interlochen Arts Camp in the summer of 1985.