Present and Past
Evan Geiger (french horn)
SFC Evan Geiger joined the U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" in 2011 and the Pittsburgh Opera Orchestra as Principal horn in 2009. In 2014, he completed his dissertation fulfilling the requirements for completion of a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Manhattan School of Music. Since moving to the D.C. area, Dr. Geiger has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Washington National Opera, the Washington Symphonic Brass, the Wolf Trap house and opera orchestras, and the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York. Many other reputed orchestras have requested his involvement including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Wheeling Symphony, the International Contemporary Ensemble, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, and the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra. While in New York, Dr. Geiger held a position with the Radio City Christmas Spectacular for the 2009 and 2010 holiday seasons. He won a position with the Riverside Symphonia in 2009 and frequently appeared with the Dicapo Opera, Metro Chamber Orchestra, and New York Camerata. A frequent Broadway musician, he has played on shows such as The Lion King, Shrek, The Little Mermaid, Wicked, and South Pacific to name a few. Dr. Geiger has recorded several albums and soundtracks including Elevation by Patrick Williams, nominated for two Grammys, and the motion picture Gemini Man. Dr. Geiger lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, Megan, and two young sons, Rohan and Finnley.