Sadie Glass

Recognized for her “tender and moving” performances, hornist Sadie Glass leads a varied career as a performer and educator. Glass performs as a soloist and orchestral hornist with period-instrument ensembles across North America, including Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Portland Baroque Orchestra, American Bach Soloists, Musica Angelica Baroque Orchestra, Bach Collegium San Diego, and Seattle Baroque Orchestra. Recent solo appearances include performing Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 1 with the horn quartet, Quadre (2022), Telemann’s Double Horn Concerto TWV 52:Es1 with Seattle Baroque Orchestra (2023), Ligeti’s Hamburg Concerto with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Modern Ensemble (2023). 

On the modern horn, Sadie is a tenured member of the Monterey Symphony and has performed with many orchestras throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, including the San Francisco Symphony and Sacramento Philharmonic and Opera.

As an educator, Sadie is on faculty at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music in Stockton, CA where she teaches modern and historic horn lessons, music fundamentals, coaches student ensembles, is the faculty advisor of the Pacific Brass Society, and is a member of the Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet. Sadie has also held teaching positions at Pacific Union College, Las Positas College, Chabot College, and El Sistema music programs. Sadie first came to KBHC as a student in 2009, was a member of the staff in 2018, and has been on faculty as the natural horn instructor since 2019. Outside of music, Sadie enjoys spending time with her family, is a DIY enthusiast, and loves to travel.