Jim Mosher has lived in Boston and been a professional French hornist for many years. Besides jazz, he has performed in orchestras, operas, ballets, chamber music and solo recitals throughout New England. He has been Solo Horn with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra in Florida and the Orquestra Sinfonica do Estado de Sao Paulo, Brazil. As concerto soloist he has appeared with the Hillyer Festival Orchestra at the Hatch Shell on the Boston Esplanade, the Simon Sinfonietta in Falmouth (with whom he performed the Strauss Horn Concerto No. 2 in 2009) as well as the Boston Virtuosi. Jim is horn instructor on the faculties of New England Conservatory, Powers Music School, Winchester Community Music School and, the summer festival, Music On The Hill in Belmont, Mass. He also plays valveless natural horns with early music ensembles, including Boston Baroque, Early Music New York,Handel & Haydn Society and Musicians of the old Post Road.