Dr. Jack Masarie Memorial
June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
A native of California, Jack Masarie (1942–2023) attended The Julliard School where he received his Bachelor of Music. He earned his Master of Music degree from Bowling Green State University. A former member of the Toledo and Detroit Symphony Orchestras, Masarie joined UNCG’s School of Music in 1972. He was a founding member of the Market Street Brass and the EastWind Quintet. He played principal horn as a member of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and served as auxiliary horn and substituted with the Roanoke, Lynchburg, Winston-Salem, Charlotte, and North Carolina Symphonies. Professor Masarie spent eighteen summers at the Brevard Music Center teaching, coaching, and playing principal horn in the Festival Orchestra. Masarie was a frequent performer on the natural horn, the valveless predecessor to the modern horn, and was an educational specialist for United Musical Instruments, maker of Conn horns.