Abby Langhorst is a freelance percussionist in the Pittsburgh area. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, she has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, River City Brass, the Erie Philharmonic, the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, the Butler County Symphony Orchestra, the Westmoreland Symphony Orchestra, the Brass Roots, Resonance Works, Alia Musica Pittsburgh, Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, and NAT 28. She has additionally performed with the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra in Tennessee and the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra in North Carolina, under the direction of Gerard Schwarz. Abby earned her Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 2014, where she studied with Jeremy Branson, Chris Allen, and Paul Evans. In 2012, she received her Bachelor of Music degree from DePaul University in Chicago, where she studied with Eric Millstein, Marc Damoulakis, Michael Green, Michael Kozakis, and Al Payson.