Alexander Shuhan, Associate Professor of Horn at Ithaca College, is also a founding member (1993) of Rhythm & Brass, an international touring, performing and recording ensemble. He is principal horn with the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra and performs frequently with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. He also performs regularly at the Skaneateles Chamber Music Festival.
He has studied at Southern Methodist University with Greg Hustis, the Eastman School of Music with Verne Reynolds, and the Pre-College Division of the Juilliard School with Harry Berv. Other teachers include Marvin Howe, Nancy Cochran, John Jacobsen and Henry Babcock.
Shuhan is also an accomplished composer and arranger, having written a number of works for Rhythm & Brass. His composition “Awakenings” is featured on the most recent Rhythm & Brass recording entitled “Inside The Blue Suitcase.”