School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Music : Faculty

Marjorie Callaghan

Associate Professor of Music
Applied Horn, Music Theory, Music History, Sight Singing/Ear Training, History and Appreciation of Music

Dr. Marjorie Seymour Callaghan teaches horn, music history, music theory and sight singing/ear training and is a member of the faculty brass quintet and faculty woodwind quintet.  Dr. Callaghan performs regularly with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra, the Fair Winds Brass Ensemble and the Nutmeg Brass Quintet and freelances in the Connecticut/New York area.  She has also performed with the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami and the Bermuda Philharmonic as well as played in the orchestra for the Irish Tenors, Peter Cetera and the rock group “Yes”.  Dr. Callaghan earned a D.M.A. from Manhattan School of Music, a M.M. from Hartt School of Music and a B.A. in music and Spanish from Gettysburg College.  Dr. Callaghan has maintained a private studio since 1984.  Her book, The Horn Guide:  A Reference for Solving Technical Problems, is published by T.D.Ellis Music Publishing.  She has presented clinics on teaching beginning horn students and solving technical problems on the horn at the CMEA conferences in Danbury, Stamford and Hartford.


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