Principal horn player Keith Popejoy has been with Pacific Symphony since 2004. Popejoy is also a long-time resident of San Diego, having attended San Diego State University from 1983 to 1985. After graduating, Popejoy served as first call substitute horn for the San Diego Opera and San Diego Symphony from 1985 to 1994. In 1997, he playedprincipal horn with the San Diego Chamber Orchestra, followed by 2 years as principal horn with the San Antonio Symphony. Concurrent with this, Popejoy became third horn with the San Diego Opera and assistant principal horn with San Diego Symphony from 1994 to 2008. During the summers, Popejoy can be found back down in San Diego, performing in La Jolla, CA's Summerfest.