Michael Morrow is in his 37th year as Associate Professor of Horn at Texas A&M University-Commerce and his 25th season as 2nd horn of the Dallas Opera Orchestra. A student of Philip Farkas at Indiana University, Mr. Morrow also studied at Indiana State University and Morehead State University. In 1994, Indiana State University honored him with the Music Alumni Outstanding Achievement Award. He has appeared as a soloist at the University of Arkansas, University of Kansas, University of North Texas, and at the 25th International horn Workshop. Mr. Morrow is a member of the Dallas Wind Symphony and has performed on six compact discs with conductors Fredrick Fennell and Jerry Junkin. As a member of the Dallas Opera Orchestra he has performed the World Premiers of Tobias Picker’s opera Therese Raquin and Jake Hegge’s Moby Dick. He has performed over seventy different operas with the Dallas Opera orchestra including Wagner’s monumental four opera Ring cycle and Alban Berg’s 20th century masterpiece Wozzeck. For the past 24 summers, he has performed with the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra in Breckenridge, Colorado. Mr. Morrow’s recording of “Contest Solos for Horn” was released by Summit Records. Michael lives in Heath, Texas with his wife, Amanda, an oboist, and their 11 year old daughter, Bailey Anne.