Gracie Martin is majoring in Music Education at Uconn and has been playing French Horn for the better part of the last decade. She received the JOY! Conservatory Scholarship for four consecutive years in a row, which allowed her to study under Jamie Marci, one of the premiere French Hornists in New England. Gracie has always been very musical, in addition to being a horn player she sings, acts, and plays multiple instruments. As a sophomore in high school she was invited to join The Capitol Symphonic Winds in Hartford where she was the only high school student in the ensemble. She participated in the Eastern Regionals Festival where she sat 3rd chair in the orchestra and 1st chair in the concert band. She currently sits principal chair of the Windham Concert Band and The UConn Symphonic Band. Gracie has received multiple scholarships from the University of Connecticut to play the French Horn where she now studies with Robert Hoyle, one of the most respected Horn professors in the State of Connecticut.