Musicians

Columbus Symphony Orchestra Musicians

Adam Koch

Adam Koch is currently Fourth horn with the Columbus Symphony. Prior to Columbus, Adam was second horn with the Charleston Symphony in South Carolina.

The son of a career military officer, Adam was born in San Antonio, Texas. He spent his early childhood in Missouri, elementary school in Vicenza, Italy, and high school in Olympia, Washington. He attributes much of his musical success to studying art, architecture and sculpture at an early age.

Adam earned his Bachelor of Science in French Horn Performance with an outside field in Business from Indiana University, where he studied with Michael Hatfield and Richard Seraphinoff (natural horn). He also spent a year at Rice University studying with William VerMeulen.

In high demand as a freelancer and substitute, Adam has performed throughout North America including performances with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Houston, Cincinnati, Seattle, Detroit and Toronto symphonies. Adam has spent summers in Colorado performing with the Aspen Music Festival and the National Repertory Orchestra.

An Eagle Scout, Adam enjoys cooking, photography and hiking with his wife Katherine and his Siberian Husky. Adam and Katherine currently reside in Worthington, Ohio.