Dawson Horey, Woodwind Specialist

(716) 424-7730

Pit Musician Experience:

An Irreverent Tribute to “The Muppet Christmas Carol”; The Greenroom 42 (Dec 2023)

Alto Sax, Clarinet, Flute

Beauty and The Beast; John W. Engeman Theater (Nov-Dec 2023)

Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Piccolo

Chicago; Sandbox Theater (October 2023)

Tenor Sax, Clarinet, Piccolo

Cinderella; Creede Repratory Theater(March 2023)
Flute, Oboe, Soprano Sax

Sunset Boulevard; O'Connel & Company Productions (May 2023)
Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder; Leary Theatre (April 2023)
Oboe, English Horn

Romance, Romance; Shea’s Smith Theater (April 2023)

Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Soprano Sax

Ruddigore; Alleyway Theater (March 2023)

Oboe, Piccolo, Flute, Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet

Cinderella; Barker High School Theater (March 2023)

Chess; Pope John Theater (December 2022)
Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, English Horn

A Christmas Carol; Phoenix Productions (November 2022)
Clarinet, Oboe, English Horn, Tenor Sax

The Sound of Music; Mt. St. Mary Academy Theater (November 2022)
Flute, Piccolo

The Addams Family; O'Connel & Company Productions (October 2022)
Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Soprano Sax, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax

Beauty and the Beast; STAGE (August 2022)
Oboe, English Horn

Falsettos; Marie Maday Theatre (June 2022)
Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax

Newsies; Starpoint Drama Club (March 2021)
Baritone Saxophone

High School Musical 2; Starpoint Drama Club (2016)
Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone

Annie; Starpoint Middle School (2015)
Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Baritone Sax

Anything Goes; Starpoint Middle School (2013)
Flute, Clarinet, Soprano Sax, Alto Sax

Bye Bye Birdie; Starpoint Middle School (2012)
Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Sax

Highlighted Performances:

Performed alongside Bernadette Peters with the Erie Philharmonic (2022)

Contracted by the NFL to perform at New Era Stadium for Buffalo Bills vs Chicago Bears Game (2018)

Education and Teaching:

  • MusB (BM) of Music Performance (saxophone), Magna Cum Laude (2016-2021)

  • Certificate of Contemporary Performance (Clarinet) [Graduate] (2022)

  • Masters of Music in Woodwind Performance 2023 - Present

  • Woodwind Instructor at Lockport Music Center (2022)

  • Private Lesson Studio (Virtual and Online) (2017-Present)

  • School Band Guest Clinic (2020-2022)


  • Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

  • W. Charles & Eunice B. Scholarship, Univ. of Buffalo (2017)

  • Bernard Simon Music Scholarship, Univ. of Buffalo (2021)

  • New Klezmer Scholarship (2023)

  • Muse Mentorship Program (Partnered with Neil Johnson) (2023)

  • Broadway Musicians Equity Partnership (Partnered with Mark Thrasher) (2023)

  • The Broadway Sitzprobe Experience (2023)


  • KDK12, “Live from the Overlook Hotel” Alto, Bari Saxophone (2019)

  • Philipp Gerschlauer, “Microtonal Toolkit” Soprano, Alto Saxophone (2021)

  • Oscar Woodrich, “Bloom” Tenor Saxophone (2021)

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