Ronald Horner is a member of the music faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Frostburg State University. As a former member of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, he has performed in the major music centers of North and South America, Europe, and the Middle East with most major conductors and soloists.
Mr. Horner holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Music degree in Music Performance and an Artist Diploma in Timpani from Duquesne University. He is currently a candidate for the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Percussion Performance at the World Music Center of West Virginia University. His primary timpani teachers include Stanley Leonard, Roland Kohloff and Gary Olmstead.
In addition to his academic responsibilities, he is a member of the Johnstown and Westmoreland Symphony Orchestras in Western Pennsylvania, and has performed regularly with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He is a clinician for the Ludwig-Musser division of the Selmer Company.