Cody Halquist has served as the Lecturer in Horn at the University of Virginia and Principal Horn of the Charlottesville Symphony since fall 2021. Originally from Rochester, NY, Cody has worked for several years as an active freelancer both in the New York City area and Virginia, where he has frequently performed with the Richmond Symphony, New Haven Symphony, and Hudson Valley Philharmonic. He has also performed internationally as an orchestral musician in Germany and South Korea. Cody served as the Adjunct Instructor of Horn at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut from 2019-2021. A dedicated teacher for students of all levels, he was a teaching artist through the Yale Music in Schools Initiative and Morse Summer Academy. Cody received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Michigan (as a student of Adam Unsworth) and a Master of Music and Master of Musical Arts in Performance at the Yale School of Music, studying under William Purvis.