Richard Deane

Faculty, Interlochen Horn Institute

Acting Principal Horn, New York Philharmonic

M.M., The Juilliard School; B.M., Summa cum Laude, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

Richard Deane is the Associate Principal Horn of the New York Philharmonic beginning in the 2014-15 season, and is Acting Principal for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons. Previously, he was the third horn of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra since 1987, participating in over 80 recordings, and 20 Grammy winners, for Telarc International during that period. Mr. Deane is a native of Richmond, Kentucky, where he began his horn studies with Stanley Lawson. He received a Master of Music degree from The Juilliard School, where he studied with Myron Bloom, and a Bachelor of Music degree summa cum laude from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Michael Hatfield. Mr. Deane was visiting professor of horn at the University of Georgia from 2006 until 2014. He also served as Principal Horn of the Brevard Music Festival in North Carolina each summer from 2006 until 2014. He was a featured artist at the Strings Music Festival in Steamboat Springs in 2016 and 2018, and performed as a featured artist at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival in 2018. Currently he is on the faculty of Rutgers University and the Manhattan School of Music.