Fairmount Strings


Our members are full-time musicians who, in addition to performing at the highest level, conduct themselves in a professional, courteous manner and do their utmost to create the event and sound that our clients have envisioned.

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Angela Cordell Bilger

Angela Cordell Bilger


French hornist Angela Cordell Bilger enjoys a varied career as a chamber musician, orchestral player, and educator, primarily in the Philadelphia and New York City areas. She plays frequently with the Philadelphia Orchestra where she spent the 2008-2009 season as Acting Fourth Horn. Also in Philadelphia, she occasionally plays with the the orchestras of the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Opera Company of Philadelphia as well as Network for New Music. In New York, Angela has performed frequently with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Gotham Chamber Opera and has also appeared in performances at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, and with the Columbia Sinfonietta – an ensemble that focuses on new music. A lover of chamber music, Angela spent several summers at the Marlboro Music Festival and has toured with Musicians from Marlboro. With the Central Park Brass and as a guest with Ariel Winds, she has been active in performing outreach concerts for children in schools and in hospitals. She has also performed as a guest with the Imani Winds and the Zephyros Winds. Ms. Bilger has played in the orchestras of many Broadway shows in New York, including Curtains, The Lion King, Oklahoma!, The Producers, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Sweet Charity, Spamalot, Aida, Into the Woods, and La Boheme. During the 2001-2002 season she lived in Toluca, Mexico, where she was co-principal horn of the Symphony Orchestra of the State of Mexico. Born in Jacksonville, Florida, Angela began studying piano at age six and horn at age ten. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University where she studied horn with William Capps and Terry Roberts. She then moved to New York to attend The Juilliard School where she received her master’s degree studying with Jerome Ashby.