Margarite Waddell

Margarite Waddell is the Assistant/Utility Horn for the Boise Philharmonic, Associate Principal for the Rogue Valley Symphony, Fourth Horn for the Newport Symphony, and Principal Horn with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra for the 2023 season. She has performed with the Oregon Symphony, Portland Opera, Eugene Symphony, Symphony San Jose, Marin Symphony, Oakland Symphony, and others throughout Oregon and the Bay Area. Margarite is a founding member of the Eugene-based horn and piano duo, The Grapefruits. She cares deeply about music education and was a performer in the San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures in Music program in 2017. Margarite received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Oregon, and her master’s degree from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.