Dr. Adriana Horne

Adriana Horne
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Adjunct Professor of Music, HARP, Dewberry School of Music, CVPA

Contact Information

Phone: 703-993-1380 Campus: Fairfax Building: de Laski Performing Arts Bldg Room CH C208 Mail Stop: 3E3



Dr. Adriana Horne will be joining the Dewberry School of Music faculty in August of 2021. She joined the National Symphony Orchestra in 2013. Prior to joining the NSO, she was the principal harpist of the New World Symphony.

In addition to her orchestral experience, Dr. Horne is an active soloist and has won awards in several national competitions, including first prize in the Young Professional Division and Prix Renie Competitions of the American Harp Society. In 2005 she was selected as the American Harp Society’s Concert Artist and presented solo harp recitals, lectures, and classes throughout the United States during her two-year tenure.

Dr. Horne completed her doctoral studies at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University where she also taught as the Assistant Instructor for the harp department. Previous teaching experience includes positions at The Catholic University of America and Texas Tech University.


  • Bachelor of Music – University of Southern California
  • Master of Music – Texas Tech University
  • Doctor of Music – Indiana University