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Melanie Cottle

Conservatory of Music

Guest Lecturer (Horn)
On Faculty since 1974

Phone: (630)752-5098
Email: melaniejcottle@gmail.com


B.M., horn performance, Northwestern University, 1972

About Melanie Cottle

Melanie Cottle, a graduate of Northwestern University, has studied with Frank Brouk, Norman Schweikert, and Dale Clevenger. She has played regularly with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since 1982, and has toured with them worldwide, playing horn and Wagner tuba. She also plays with the Chicago Philharmonic, Chicago Lyric Opera, Ars Viva!  orchestra, and Lake Forest Symphony. She has played more than 80 Broadway musicals and can be heard on hundreds of tv and radio commercials. She has taught at Northwestern University, and has taught the horn students at Wheaton since 1974.