Meredith Moore is an international musician with a diverse and prolific career as a horn player and music educator.
Meredith is currently playing on the Les Miserables North American Tour. Previously, she held the Associate Principal Horn position with the Hawaii Symphony Orchestra. Her freelance work includes playing with the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Ballet, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra along with numerous other orchestras across the U.K, Europe and the USA. She has played principal horn with the BBC Philharmonic, Bath Philharmonia, Oxford Philharmonia and the Symphony Orchestra of India. As a soloist Meredith has performed Richard Strauss's Horn Concerto no. 1 with the Helios Chamber Orchestra and was the winner of the 2007 International Horn Society Northeast Concerto Competition. Meredith has given solo recitals at The Cell (NYC), Spectrum (NYC), ShapeShifter Lab (Brooklyn) and at the 2016 IHS Symposium in Ithaca, NY, all which included commissioned pieces for the horn and natural horn.
A specialist on the Classical and Baroque natural horns, Meredith has performed with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Classical Opera Company, The Amadè Players, Norwegian Wind Ensemble (as guest principal) and numerous times as a soloist in Bach’s B Minor Mass. She has also appeared as a soloist with the Amadè Players performing Mozart's Horn Concerto no.2 K.417. From 2010-2011 Meredith was a fellow with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment after which she became the founder and director of Evolution, a period instrument chamber ensemble. With Evolution, Meredith recorded Mozart’s Horn Quintet and gave recitals at the King’s Place (London) and the Brighton Early Music Festival along with numerous educational workshops across the UK.
Meredith’s discography includes Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet with Valery Gergiev and Der Freischutz with Sir Colin Davis on the LSO Live label. She has also recorded for Naxos, Chandos Records and the BBC Music Magazine Collection. Meredith can be heard on the soundtracks to Thor (2011) and Brave (2012), on the song Learn Me Right with the band Mumford and Sons and on the 2012 UK Christmas no.1 single He Ain’t Heavy. Currently, when not on the road with Les Miserables, Meredith freelances in the New York City area and can be heard on the Broadway Shows Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King and The King and I. In 2015 she was part of Josh Groban's Stages Tour.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Meredith emigrated to the UK in 2007 for studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music and ended up living and working in the UK for another 8 years. She currently resides in Brooklyn when not on tour. In addition to music, Meredith has a career as an artist/photographer. More information about her photography can be found on the website meredithtakesphotos.com