Ashley Veatch, principal horn, joined the LR Winds in 2008. She is a native of Nebraska who was transplanted as a youth to Texas. She relocated to Arkansas to attend Harding University where she graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Music.
Veatch was a member of the Pine Bluff Symphony Orchestra and is a founding member of the Searcy Brass Quintet. She is a private horn instructor and an active member of the International Horn Society. She also performs with the Delta Symphony.
In addition to her musical activities, Veatch performs foreign and domestic mission work, serves on the board of directors for Searcy Children’s Homes, and works with the regional and national chapters of the American Iris Society.