Colin Dorman


Colin Dorman, a native of Birmingham, Alabama, has played and taught the French horn professionally since 2004. He holds a Master of Music in Horn Performance from the University of Louisville, as well as a Bachelor of Music from the University of Alabama. He has studied with Bruce Heim, Charles “Skip” Snead, David Pandolfi, Jon Gustely, and David Wetherill.

He has performed with numerous orchestras, including the Louisville Orchestra, the Reading (PA) Symphony, the Annapolis Symphony, Orchestra Kentucky, the Owensboro Symphony, the Southwest Michigan Symphony,  and the Columbus Symphony, among others. He has also performed in chamber ensembles, as a soloist in solo recitals and in front of an orchestra, and has played in pits for numerous musicals and operas.

Colin teaches both French horn sectionals and one-on-one lessons throughout the Kentuckiana region, and is the Adjunct Instructor of Horn at Indiana University Southeast. He also maintains a website with lots of horn-related information at