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Herb Alpert Music Center

Rachel Hockenberry

Dr. Rachel Hockenberry enjoys a busy career throughout greater Los Angeles as a horn performer and music educator. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2014, Rachel has performed with the Santa Barbara Symphony, Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay, Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra, Wind Orchestra of the West, Southeast Symphony and numerous other ensembles throughout the region, and has recorded for television series. Before moving to Los Angeles, Rachel was based in the greater Cincinnati area, where she was an associate musician of the Columbus Symphony, 4th horn in Orchestra Kentucky, and performed with the Lima, Ohio Valley, Richmond (IN), Evansville, and Kentucky Symphonies and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. She continues to return to Cincinnati to maintain her tenure as principal horn with the Queen City Chamber Opera, where in October of 2015 she had the distinct pleasure of performing the infamous “Long Call” from Act II of Richard Wagner’s Siegfried.

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Herb Alpert Music Center 106
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2880

Christine Park
Department Chair

Caroline Reyes
Instructional Assistant

Leon Thomasian
Instructional Assistant

Mailing Address:

Department of Music
Los Angeles City College
Herb Alpert Music Center
855 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90029

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 Office Hours


Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-4:00pm
Friday: Closed

Hours are subject to change.

Los Angeles City College | 855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles California 90029


Phone: 323.953.4000


Emergency: 323.953.2911