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Sally Ann Wilson


(719) 502-3200 |

Box C16, Centennial | F-200


Sally Ann earned her Bachelor’s Degree with a double emphasis in music history and music theory from Butler University in Indianapolis which she attended on a full academic scholarship. She completed her Master’s Degree and the Professional Studies program at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City where she was honored to be a scholarship student of the legendary James Chambers. Before coming to PPSC she was an artist-in-residence at Augustana College and was the French Horn instructor at the University of Denver. 


Professional Experience

Sally Ann has held orchestral positions in La Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico in Toluca, Mexico and was co-principal horn of La Orquesta Sinfonica de la UNAM in Mexico City. She was Principal Horn of the South Dakota Symphony and Associate Principal Horn of the Phoenix Symphony before moving to Colorado to be with her husband, bassoonist Clark Wilson.

She has performed with several chamber ensembles, including tours to Russia, Costa Rica, Columbia, and the Cervantes Festival in Mexico. She has recorded for PBS and the History Channel, for commercial jingles, and with several orchestras and chamber ensembles.

She has been a member of the Colorado Ballet Orchestra, played many of the touring Broadway shows in Denver, and has performed with multiple orchestras as well as doing freelance work in Colorado, New York City, Indianapolis, and Phoenix. She has appeared as a soloist in recitals, with several college and festival orchestras, with the South Dakota Symphony, and as a soloist with the Chamber Orchestra of the Springs.

Honors & Awards

She is also an award-winning visual artist, and her work is in several public and private collections. She has taught Art Appreciation classes at PPSC in addition to her music classes.

She is the board Vice President and a founding member of the Ute Pass Chamber Players, which was awarded the “Teller County Cares Arts and Culture Award” for service to the community.


Classes Taught

She has taught Master's Classes in French Horn at several colleges and festivals in the United States, as well as at the Moscow Conservatory in Russia and at the Instituto Politécnico Nacional in Mexico City. Sally Ann Wilson, is a full-time member of the PPSC music faculty where she has taught Music History, Music Appreciation, Keyboard, Brass Ensemble, and Fundamentals of Music Theory. With extensive experience as a performer, she is the French Horn instructor at the college. She is also the “Performing and Visual Arts Planning Facilitator” for the Fine Arts departments at PPSC.