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Conclusion, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant. 11. There are many complains from full-time teacher in Thailand regarding a high amount of paperwork that need to be...

Part III, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant. 8. As a horn student from Thailand where information is still quite limited, your articles and resources on hornmatters.com...

Part II, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant.  4. What is your philosophy on teaching?  A few years back, when Douglas Yeo (trombone) joined the ASU brass faculty,...

Periodically questions come in related to school projects. In this case, the questions were in an interview format for an advanced brass pedagogy and...

On my Summit CD Canto, which recently was posted (legally) on YouTube in full, I included several works that I felt have not received...

This past weekend the 2017 edition of the Southwest Horn Conference was held at Phoenix College in, you guessed it, Phoenix, Arizona. There are...

One question I am asked about fairly often is about fixing mute corks. The worst offenders are some recent mutes with "peel and stick"...

Horn playing is fun! For some readers, they certainly agree, yes, it is fun! But for others, maybe not so much. It is an...

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Mahler's Personal Score Through Kenneth Woods this treasure was found -- Gustav Mahler's annotated, personal copy of his first symphony at the NY Phil web...

In response to a question about bad notes on a natural horn crook, both John and Dave have taken a crack at an answer. Behind-the-scenes...

While practicing music, I mentally take note of areas that sound good, passages that sound OK, and passages that need more work. I try my...

I was recently told a true story by a former student, one many horn teachers have heard. He inherited several young private students from another...

Oscar Franz (1843-1886) was one of the most prominent teachers and performers of the horn in the late nineteenth century. Franz spent most of...

Mark K. asks: When is a dent in the tubing considered serious enough to affect the playing qualities of a horn? Does the location of...

The dancing trombonist. Jonathan Arons has been on America's Got Talent, Showtime in Harlem, NBA Half-time Shows, The Maury Povich Show, the Today Show,...

As someone who works in marketing and advertising, I respect the value and power of word-of-mouth opinion. While big-name consumer brands - like McDonald's and Sony - manipulate popular...
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