Anne Marie Scharer

Instructor of Horn, Interlochen Arts Camp

Second Horn, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

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

Anne has played horn at the Met since the 1997-1998 season.  She was appointed to second horn in 2016 after playing third horn for thirteen seasons and fourth horn for six seasons.  Anne graduated from Indiana University School of Music where she studied with Myron Bloom and Michael Hatfield.  She then continued her studies at the The Juilliard School with Julie Landsman.  Anne's 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 numerous commercial and movie soundtracks.  Anne was born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin and attended Interlochen Arts Camp in the summer of 1985.