Peggy Moran, whose playing has been called “lyrically beautiful” (composer Michael Colgrass), is Assistant Professor of Horn at the University of Central Oklahoma, where she teaches horn and chamber music. Peggy maintains an active performance career, having performed with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Tulsa Symphony, the Dayton Philharmonic, and the Louisville Orchestra. She has performed guest recitals and masterclasses throughout the country and regularly worked in the recording studios in Indianapolis.
Peggy has performed at the International Horn Society Conference and the International Women’s Brass Conference. An advocate for new music, she has commissioned and performed new works at each of these performances, including commissions for horn and piano as well as horn, flute, and narrator. She performs chamber music with the Redbud Brass Quintet, the horn/flute duo Heavy Metal, and with Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma.
Peggy received her DM in Horn Performance and Literature from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where she also received an MM and Performer's Diploma in Horn. She received her BA from the University of Chicago, with a thesis in Music Theory. Her primary teachers have been Jeff Nelsen, Michael Hatfield, Richard Seraphinoff, and Ethel Merker.
Assistant Professor of Horn and Theory, University of Central Oklahoma
KBHC Alum: 1996-2001; 2004-2008
KBHC Staff: 2011-2014
KBHC Faculty: 2017, 2018