Shari Gleason-Mayrhofer, horn, earned a B.M. degree in Horn Performance and Music Theory from Oberlin College Conservatory, and holds M.M. degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Georgia State University. Shari has participated in the Grand Teton Orchestral Seminar and studied at the Banff Centre in Canada. Her teachers include Douglas Hill, Robert Fries, Kendall Betts. She also studied with William VerMeulen, David Wetherill, and Froydis Ree Wekre. An active freelance musician, Shari is a member of the Mainstreet Brass Quintet, Fyve Woodwind Quintet, Berks Sinfonietta, and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, and performs frequently with large and small ensembles in the Lehigh Valley and Berks County area. Shari teaches horn privately, serves as the Executive Director of the Friends of Chamber Music of Reading and is active as an accompanist.