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Kelly Langenberg (M.M. De Paul University, B.M., B.M.E. Baldwin-Wallace University) is a classical musician and horn teacher based in the Chicago region. Langenberg currently serves as Applied Faculty at Northern Illinois University and University of Illinois-Chicago, and as an Instructor at Elgin Community College. Langenberg’s “ferociously powerful” (ITG Journal, 2014) playing has been heard in orchestral and chamber music settings throughout the United States & abroad, both as a freelance horn and as a member of the Alliance Brass Quintet and Alloy Horn Quartet, which include The Italian Brass Week Festival, Chicago Philharmonic, Wisconsin Philharmonic, the Dubuque, Peoria, Lake Forest, Elgin, Kalamazoo, Quad City, Panama City Symphony, and Yucatan (Mexico) symphonies.  


Langenberg has also performed live with Doc Severinsen, Peter Gabriel, Josh Groban, Il Volo, Celtic Women, and other pop artists. Langenberg has presented masterclasses at schools and universities throughout North America and Europe, and presented clinics at ILMEA, MMEA, OMEA, and The Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic.

Langenberg earned a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Illinois-Chicago in 2018 and is currently a doctoral student at the University of Illinois. 

 Langenberg is a Hans Hoyer USA Concert Artist and a Denis Wick Artist and Clinician.

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