Professor of Horn
School of Music 314
Dr. Peggy DeMers, Professor of Horn, joined the SHSU faculty in 1991. Her musical and horn studies were at Cincinnati Conservatory (M.M.) and the University of Wisconsin at Madison (B.M., D.M.A.), with Douglas Hill and Michael Hatfield. Dr. DeMers has attended summer festivals at Aspen and Yale. Her extensive teaching, orchestral, and other ensemble experience includes principal horn with the Minnesota Opera Orchestra and with orchestras in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and New York.
Currently she is principal horn of the Lake Charles, Louisiana Symphony.
Since 1993, she has performed with the internationally-recognized Spoleto Festival Orchestra in Charleston, South Carolina and in Italy. In regular demand as a clinician and guest artist, Dr. DeMers is sponsored by the International Horn Society.