Gattis (1)Originally from Tennessee, John Gattis is a versatile horn player active in many musical styles. He has played with groups such as the International Contemporary Ensemble, Talea Ensemble, A Far Cry, and the Radio City Christmas Spectacular Orchestra. He is particularly dedicated to championing new music and has had the opportunity to give many world premieres including the music of John Zorn, Brian Ferneyhough, and Christian Wolff. John is currently on the faculty of the Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey as well as the Tennessee Valley Music Festival.