Ilana Faibish, from Long Island, New York, is an undergraduate student at NYU studying French horn performance. Her experience includes a variety of classical and musical theatre works. She has played in the orchestra pit for productions such as Beauty and the Beast, Bye Bye Birdie, The Wizard of Oz, Kiss Me, Kate, Cinderella, and Into the Woods. She has also been the piano player in A Chorus Line.
Ilana has performed with the Greenwich Village Orchestra, New York All-State Symphony Orchestra, C.W. Post Summer Chamber Music Festival Orchestra, NYU Symphony, NYU Brass Choir, NYU Concert Band, and participates in the newly founded wind ensemble at NYU, The West Fourth Wind Ensemble.
Ilana currently studies with the principal horn of The Metropolitan Opera, Joseph Anderer. When not playing horn, she enjoys revisiting her roots as a piano player and spends some time arranging. She aspires to someday reach the orchestra pits of Broadway and beyond.