Los Angeles native Dylan Hart is a busy freelance musician. Depending on the day, Dylan can be found recording French Horn on music for video games, motion pictures, theme parks, cruise lines and television shows as well as performing a wide variety of music genres including solo, chamber music, pop, jazz, contemporary, and orchestral. In 2013, Dylan won Honorable Mention in the Professional Division at the International Horn Competition of America.
Dylan is very active in the Los Angeles film music scene and is quickly becoming a highly sought after principle horn player. He has recorded films with many great film composers such as Alexandere Desplat, James Newton Howard, Bruce Broughton, Allen Silvestri, Hans Zimmer and John Williams. Some movie titles that Dylan can be heard playing principle horn on include The Jungle Book, Ghostbusters, X-Men Apocalypse, Suicide Squad and Ice Age Collision Course. You can hear him play some of the last horn solos written by the late James Horner in the upcoming release of Magnificent 7. Dylan has also recorded albums and made television appearances with music legends Michael Buble, Sting, Neil Patrick Harris, Stevie Wonder, Wu-Tang Clan, Gladys Night, Yo-Yo Ma, Neil Young and The Beatles! Dylan can be heard playing solo horn on his namesakes (Bob Dylan) two most recent albums "Shadows in the Night" and “Fallen Angel”.
In the summer of 2013, Dylan toured Europe with The Who doubling on horn, trumpet, trombone, wagner tuba, and mellophone. He has also toured with John Williams’ Star Wars in Concert and Eden Espinosa of Wicked.
Dylan maintains an active teaching studio as the professor of horn performance at Cal State University Long Beach and has been highly sought after as a guest performer and lecturer. In 2014 and 2015 he performed and gave master-classes at Baylor University TX, University of Western Illinois, and several high schools in the Los Angeles area. Dylan was also a guest artist at IHS 46 in London as well as the IHS 47 in Los Angeles.
In the orchestral world, Dylan has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Santa Barbara Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, and the San Diego Symphony Orchestra to name a few. Dylan is also a member of the Los Angeles Horn Quartet and Modern Brass Quintet.
When not playing horn, Dylan, a “foodie”, enjoys cooking, yelping restaurants, playing ice hockey, golfing, playing soccer, and hanging out with his wife and fellow hornist Annie Bosler.