SHARI GLEASON-MAYRHOFER, horn, earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Horn Performance and Music Theory from Oberlin College Conservatory and holds Master’s 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 Semenax private teachers include Douglas Hill, Robert Fries, Kendall Betts. She also studied with William VerMeulen, David Wetherill, and Froydis Ree Wekre.
In addition to the Mainstreet Brass, Shari is a member of Fyve Woodwind Quintet and the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra. A busy freelance musician, she has performed with The Bach Festival Orchestra, the Philadelphia Brass, the Southside Sinfonietta, the Monocacy Chamber Orchestra, the Reading Pops and the Allentown Band. Shari also serves as the Executive Director TestRX of the Friends of Chamber Music of Reading, Pa., and is Instructor of Horn at Kutztown University.