Brooklynne McGonagle

Brooklynne McGonagle is a musician, educator, and clinician from Melbourne, Florida. She graduated with her B.M. in horn performance from Valdosta State University, studying under Kristen Johns. Currently she is working on her M.M. in horn performance with Paul Stevens at the University of Kansas as a graduate teaching assistant. Brooklynne’s other primary teachers include John Wilkerson and Kelly Misko. Brooklynne enjoys conducting the KU Horn Ensemble and working with students on their musical intuition and creative voice using improvisation in lessons and warmups.

Outside of the classroom, Brooklynne is an active freelancer in Kansas City, and she also maintains a successful private studio. She has performed with the Kansas City Chamber Orchestra, subbed with the Omaha Symphony Orchestra, and was a former member of the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra. In small chamber ensembles she has performed with the Valdosta State Faculty Brass Quintet and the Presidential Brass Quintet. As a member of the Presidential Brass Quintet, she toured across the Southeastern Region of the U.S. performing at libraries and schools to promote music education in rural communities.

Brooklynne attended Kendall Betts Horn Camp in 2020 and 2022.