Chris Komer

Guest Musician

Kansas native Chris Komer is a uniquely versatile musician who is as at home in the concert hall (New York Philharmonic, Metropolitan Opera, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra) and the recording studio (Barbra Streisand, Natalie Cole, Sting) as he is in the jazz club (Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Michael Brecker Quindectet, Chuck Mangione) Also a highly sought after chamber music artist, he has performed with the Canadian Brass, the Burning River Brass, Music from Marlboro, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center among many others. He just finished a run as principal horn with the latest revival of West Side Story on Broadway and is currently the Acting Principal Horn with the New Jersey Symphony. He is also the Professor of Horn at Princeton University in 2009 he released his first solo piano cd of all original and improvised music entitled 'Travlin' Music'. He has also founded a unique artist's retreat in the rocky mountains of Montana called the Artist's Refuge at Thunderhead.

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