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Scott Strong


Ric and Carola Huttenlocher Chair

DSO member since 2014

Scott Strong was appointed Third Horn of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2014. He was born into a family of musicians in Iowa and was raised in the Dallas, Texas area. Strong received his undergraduate degree from Southern Methodist University and completed his graduate studies at Rice University before joining the Louisiana Philharmonic horn section. He is an active participant in many festivals and has held horn positions in the Houston Grand Opera, the Houston Ballet Orchestra, and the San Antonio Symphony. Strong has studied with Gregory Hustis and William VerMeulen.