Dr. Justin Drew is Lecturer of Horn at the University of Maryland School of Music where he teaches undergraduate horn lessons, coaches brass chamber groups, and serves as the director of the University of Maryland Horn Choir. A busy freelance performer, Dr. Drew serves as the solo horn for Arena Stage, Third Horn of the National Philharmonic, Principal Horn of the Gourmet Symphony, Second Horn of the Apollo Orchestra, and appears frequently with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra. He currently is faculty for the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestras, Potomac Valley Youth Orchestras, and the Washington Brass Institute Summer Boot Camp.
Dr. Drew’s freelance career takes him up and down the East Coast. He has appeared with the National Symphony, Richmond Symphony, Lancaster Symphony, Reading Symphony, Mid-Atlantic Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, Boca Sinfonia, Palm Beach Symphony and Southwest Florida Symphony, among others. He has gone on two national tours with the United States Air Force Band, in addition to performances with them in the DC-area. His opera orchestra engagements include performances with the North Carolina Opera, Washington Concert Opera, Opera Camerata of Washington, Palm Beach Opera, and Florida Grand Opera.