Dr. Jeremy C. Hansen teaches music theory and music technology. Previously, he was the professor of horn and music theory at Tennessee Technological University, a position he held since 2007.
In addition to horn, he has taught music theory, aural training, chamber music, rock history, and acoustics. He performed for fifteen years as principal horn with the Bryan Symphony and hornist with the Cumberland Wind Quintet. He holds the degree Doctor of Musical Arts in horn performance and pedagogy from the University of Iowa, Master of Music in Horn Performance and Literature from the Eastman School of Music, and the Bachelor of Music degrees in horn performance and education from St. Olaf College.
Dr. Hansen’s doctoral thesis analyzed the works for horn and piano of Paul Hindemith, creating a method of pedagogy of post-tonal works. He has formerly held positions at Eastern Illinois University and Columbus State University and is a past member of the Quad Cities Symphony and the Terre Haute Symphony. He performs regularly at the Southeast Horn Workshop and hosted the event with his horn studio in 2012.
He serves as the Tennessee Representative to the International Horn Society. Dr. Hansen is an avid fan of diverse solo horn literature and is a specialist in the performance of natural horn, which led to a research project recording all the historic horns in the Bate Collection at Oxford University. Dr. Hansen hails from upstate New York.