Blair Hamrick is currently a freelance horn player and teacher in New York. She is a member of the horn quartet, Metropolitan Horn Authority, founded by Peter DelGrosso, (and winner of the 2020 CMA Ensemble Forward Grant) who performs consistently in the greater New York area.
In 2019 Blair commissioned and performed a piece for horn and piano, Folkvanger, by Jason Mulligan at the International Horn Conference in Ghent, Belgium and she is collaborating on a new commission with Stony Brook composition professor, Nirmali Fenn.
Before New York, Blair played in New Mexico and has performed at the Lensic Performing Arts Center with the Santa Fe Symphony and Santa Fe Pro Musica chamber orchestra in Santa Fe. She has also performed with the New Mexico Philharmonic for ballets, piano concerto competitions and pops concerts. Blair is principal horn on the University of New Mexico C.D., Arrows of Time, conducted by Eric Rombach-Kendall with soloists John Marchiando and Chris Buckholz.
Blair performed solo and chamber repertoire in Lucera, Italy with pianist Kimberly Carballo, the Fiati Five Wind Quintet, and hornist Dr. Michael Walker. During her time in New Mexico, she performed and taught with the Enchantment Winds Wind Quintet at local schools in addition to performing two recitals with the group. Blair also performed in the World Premier of sur “La Choisy” for horn choir by Ryan Chase at the Southwest Horn Convention in Phoenix, Arizona.
"Love on Top" by Beyonce - Metropolitan Horn Authority's most recent music video