Loren Fields

French Horn

Office: Bixler 104
Phone: 207-859-5670
Fax: 207-859-5635
Email: dlfields@colby.edu 

Mailing Address

5670 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8856


B.A., University of Maine at Orono, 1987

Areas of Expertise

  • Practical aspects of horn styles (i.e. classical, jazz, symphonic band, brass quintet, studio recording work, modern and new age, plus extensive performance experience)

Professional Information

D. Loren Fields, French horn, is a graduate of Lawrence High School in Fairfield, Maine, where he is presently Director of Bands for grades 7-12. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in music education from the University of Maine at Orono. Loren is a founding member of the Downeast Brass Quintet, performs with Maine Pro Musica and has performed with the Bangor and Portland Symphonies, as well as numerous musical ensembles, theater productions and recording studio sessions for both movie soundtracks and audio recordings. Other groups include the Augusta Wind Ensemble (now KPAC), and the Manchester Brass Quintet. He has performed on stage with Barry Manilow and Colin Raye. Loren has studied with Philip Nesbit, Louis Stout, Robert Abernathy, and Charles Kavalovski. In addition he has been coached by Jens Lindemann., Fred Mills, and David Ohanian, all former members of the Canadian Brass.

Courses Currently Teaching 2019-2020

MU091 Lessons: Non Credit, French Horn
MU191 Lessons: Credit, French Horn