John Lawrence, French Horn
(Middletown High School)

John Lawrence, French Horn earned a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in music education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY college at Potsdam, NY, and a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration and Supervision from SUNY college at New Paltz. He is a retired instrumental music teacher and Department Chair in the Minisink Valley Central School District in Slate Hill, NY. John also plays horn in the Delaware Chamber Orchestra and the Orange County Music Educators' Wind Ensemble, and jazz piano with New York Swing Exchange, show and dance bands in and around the metropolitan area. John is a member of M.E.N.C., Orange County Music Educators' Association, N.Y.S.B.D.A., N.Y.S.S.M.A., International Association of Jazz Educators and the International Horn Society. John is webmaster for Brass Quintessence and O.C.M.E.A.