Photo: Steve Suchman
is the featured soloist on Naxos CD No.
595858 in Truman Harris'
Concertino for Horn and Chamber Orchestra with Eclipse Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sylvia Alimena.
She also performs in three other works on this CD. Listen to the CD on Spotify or Primephonic; excerpts on Naxos.
Available for purchase on Amazon, among other places. The CD booklet with program notes and bios of the performers is located here.
National Symphony Orchestra
Associate Principal Horn Laurel
Bennert Ohlson has appeared as a
concerto soloist with the
National Symphony Orchestra and Eclipse
Chamber Orchestra and in numerous solo engagements
across the U.S. and South America. Appointed by
Mstislav Rostropovich, she has had the pleasure of
performing with the NSO in the finest concert halls in
Europe, Russia, China, Japan, Korea, South America, the
U.S., and Oman.
She premiered Truman Harris’
Concertino for Horn and Chamber Orchestra with Eclipse
Chamber Orchestra in 1999, and recorded the work in
2006. Ms. Ohlson is on the faculty of The
Catholic University of America, and has been an active
performer and teacher through the NSO’s Youth Fellowship
Program, Summer Music Institute, and the American
Residencies. She also conducts master classes and
Wagner tuba clinics at International
Horn Society Symposiums and International
Women's Brass Conferences (IWBC).
Ms. Ohlson presents “History of the Horn” lecture-demonstrations, playing on at least a dozen horn-related instruments including the alphorn, shofar, natural horn, Wagner tuba, and the ever-popular garden hose. She has been on the Board of Directors of the IWBC since its founding in 1991, and is currently its Vice-President.