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Bruce Kenney

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Bruce Kenney

Biography

Bruce Kenney joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO) horn section in 1985.

He is President of the Atlanta Federation of Musicians, Local 148-462 of the American Federation of Musicians. He has long been active in ASO cross-constituent planning and negotiating. 

Kenney studied horn in Houston with Caesar LaMonaca, Jay Andrus, and Thomas Bacon, who were all members of the Houston Symphony. While certified in Texas to teach public school instrumental music, he chose career in performing after graduation from the University of Houston. He has been a member of the Houston Ballet Orchestra, Texas Chamber Orchestra, Texas Opera Theater, and Houston Grand Opera; positions which included extensive touring in the U.S. and Canada. 

Kenney is an avid guitarist with an interest in all styles and has served the Orchestra in that capacity on occasion, including performances at the Ravinia Festival and Carnegie Hall. He currently serves on the board of the Atlanta Guitar Guild.  

As a horn player, he enjoys playing woodwind quintets and putting the low notes in the orchestral horn chords.


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