Bolter, Neal

French Horn

Neal Bolter, french horn, has been playing the horn professionally for almost 40 years and has been teaching for more than 30 years. He has played with the Jerusalem Symphony, Seattle Opera, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Minnesota Opera and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. Neal has also played with numerous Broadway touring musicals, such as “Phantom of the Opera,” “ Wicked” and “Young Frankenstein” as well as Vocal Essence, two World Cruises with Original Works for Silent Comic and Horn and Empire Bass Quintet.

Neal attended Julliard and won two competitions in the Twin Cities – the Young People’s Association for the Minnesota Orchestra and WAMSO. He was also honored to perform both Strauss Horn Concertos with the Minnesota Orchestra while in high school.

“Neal is excellent at diagnosing challenges and applying an appropriate pedagogical solution.” –MacPhail Student