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Peter Reit

Principal Horn

Peter Reit, principal horn of the GSO since 1989, also plays principal horn with the Westchester Philharmonic and Scandia Symphony Orchestras and is associate-principal/third horn with the Stamford Symphony Orchestra. He has performed with such illustrious ensembles as the New York Philharmonic, Orpheus Chamber Ensemble, Orchestra of St. Luke's, and the New York City Opera Orchestra. He is a founding member of the New York Chamber Brass, and has toured worldwide with the American Symphony and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestras. He performs frequently in a duo with his wife, harpist Alyssa Reit, and with both the Greenwich Symphony Chamber Players and the New York Symphonic Brass. Mr. Reit is featured on CDs of all musical genres, and has been heard on television, radio, and movie soundtracks. Mr. Reit teaches at SUNY Purchase, the Hartt School of Music, the Music Conservatory of Westchester, and Vassar College.