Mr. Krohn plays the unusual combination of French Horn and Jazz Bass, making him MiPAC’s answer to Bert the Chimney Sweep from Mary Poppins.
Garrett Krohn is a versatile freelance Hornist, Jazz Bassist and Educator based in Bowling Green, Ohio.
As a Horn player he has had a wide range of performance experiences from orchestral to chamber such as: Camp Hill Light Opera Experience, West Shore Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble, Adrian Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham-Bloomfield Symphony Orchestra, the Glass City Brass Quintet, and leads the Chautauqua Brass Quintet.
Garrett has established himself as a strong bass player in addition to his horn playing. He has performed with the 2014 Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra, The Reese Project, The Michael Shirtz Quartet, George Waltemire, and Mary McClendon.
Garrett is a passionate music educator, teaching in a wide variety of settings. He holds a position as adjunct instructor of Jazz and Bass at Terra State Community College where he teaches applied Bass, applied Jazz Improv, Directs the Jazz Combo and Big Band. He has maintained a private studio teaching Horn, Bass, and Guitar in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. He also teaches at the Central Pennsylvania Friends of Jazz Camp in Harrisburg, PA and Michigan Performing Arts Camp in Adrian, MI.
Garrett received his Bachelor of Science in K-12 Music Education at Messiah College where he studied with Dr. Michael Harcrow (Horn) and Kirk Reese (Bass). He received a Master’s of Music in Horn performance at Bowling Green State University, where he is studying with Dr. Andrew Pelletier (Horn), and studied with Jeff Halsey (Bass). In the Fall he will begin his DMA in Contemporary music at BGSU.