Kira Doherty No. 2 Horn

Kira moved to London from Quebec in 2004 to complete her musical studies at the Royal Academy of Music at postgraduate level. After having graduated in 2006, she enjoyed a varied freelance career before accepting the post of second horn in the Philharmonia in 2013. 

She is currently studying part-time towards a masters in History alongside her work in the orchestra and her teaching at the Royal College of Music

The Philharmonia's No.2 Horn Chair is Endowed by Mrs Beers, Friends of the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus in memory of Ian Beers.

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