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Elyse Lauzon

Reese and Doris Gothie Chair

About this Artist

Elyse Lauzon was appointed Fourth Horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic by Gustavo Dudamel in October 2021. Prior to that, she held positions in the San Diego Symphony, the Pacific Symphony, and the Sarasota Orchestra.

A native of Long Island, New York, Lauzon studied with Erik Ralske of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra throughout high school. Lauzon attended The Colburn Conservatory of Music for her Bachelor of Music degree and Professional Studies Certificate where she studied with Andrew Bain and David Krehbiel. Lauzon attended Northwestern University for her Master of Music degree where she studied with Gail Williams and Jonathan Boen. Lauzon was also a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, where she received lessons from David Griffin and Daniel Gingrich of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Lauzon has performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, and Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She has attended several music festivals including the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, St. Barts Music Festival, Aspen Music Festival, Tanglewood, and Music Academy of the West.