Dominic Hayes is an active freelance hornist based in mid-Michigan and serves as the horn instructor at FIM Flint School of Performing Arts. Dominic earned his M.M. Degree in Horn Performance from the University of Michigan, and his Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University. His primary teachers were Adam Unsworth, Bryan Kennedy, and Lin Baird.

Dominic is Principal Horn of the Adrian Symphony Orchestra, the Michigan Philharmonic, and the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra. He has also performed with the Toledo, Ann Arbor, Flint, Kalamazoo, Billings (MT), Saginaw Bay, and Battle Creek symphonies. Dominic is a member of the Pure Winds Woodwind Quintet; an award-winning ensemble based in Lansing, Michigan. Dominic has performed and lectured across the United States with Pure Winds.