French Horn Jaime Thorne earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, a Master’s degree, and a Performer’s Certificate during a fellowship with Lisa Bontrager at The Pennsylvania State University followed by an Artist Diploma from the Cleveland Institute of Music with Richard King, Principal Horn of the Cleveland Orchestra and DMA studies at Rutgers University under Douglas Lundeen. She is an active performer leaving her DMA studies to perform with the Canton Symphony as well as the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, City Music Cleveland, and The Akron Symphony. Her performance career shifted to New England after winning the third horn position in the United States Coast Guard Band (2006-2010), followed by performances with many nearby orchestras including The Hartford Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra, The New Haven Symphony, Bridgeport Symphony, and Waterbury Symphony.