Sabrina Allard

Sabrina Allard, age 17, is currently a
senior at James E. Taylor High School
where she is the principal French horn
in the Wind Ensemble and Symphony
Orchestra. She began playing the French
horn at the age of 11 and has been
learning to play the trombone through
the Taylor Jazz Band for the last two
years. Sabrina has studied under directors
George Liverman, Joel May, Michael
Ary, Bruce Melville, and Clint Capshaw.
She currently takes lessons from Kim
Minson and Corbin Castro (Rice
University graduate student), having
previously studied with Erin Amendola,
Kristin May and Pamela Burleson. She
was principal horn for the Region 23
Freshmen band of 2014–15, and selected
for the Region 23 Symphony Orchestra
and Wind Ensemble for the past two
years where she also qualified for Area
band both years. Sabrina qualified for
State Solo and Ensemble the past three
years and received a superior rating on
her solo each time. Sabrina also enjoys
regularly performing with her church’s
Symphony Orchestra at St. Peter’s UMC,
where she has participated in multiple
special concerts over the last three years.
Sabrina hopes to continue studying horn
performance and incorporate that into a
career in music.