Chris Hornung
  • City

    Aliso Viejo, CA

  • Lesson Types

    Double Bass

  • Services Available

    Studio Lessons, In-Home Lessons, Sectional Coaching

  • Instruction Levels

    Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Professional

  • Styles


  • Ages Taught

    All Ages

Bass, Principal

Chris Hornung

Chris Hornung began studying double bass at the age of 12. He is the principal double bass of the Dana Point Symphony and was principal of the Orange County Symphony from 2008 to 2016.  He has also performed with the Lansing, Kalamazoo, Jackson, Battle Creek and West Michigan Symphonies, Opera Tampa, and the California Chamber Orchestra. He has been featured as a soloist with the Orange County Symphony and is active as a recitalist.

Chris has worked as bass sectional coach at Dana Hills, Troy, El Toro, San Juan Hills, Santa Margarita Catholic High Schools, and Las Flores Middle School.  He is an adjunct faculty member at Chaffey College and in the past has taught at Sheridan College. In the summers he is on faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan where he teaches double bass and music history in addition to performing as principal double bass of the Festival Orchestra. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from Western Michigan University and his Master of Music degree from Michigan State University.

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