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Recently Alex Manners completed a Doctoral project looking at published horn warmup routines, described in this recent article and accompanied with two podcast episodes...

Concluding for now the summer series of video podcasts are the topics of testing horns and mouthpieces and developing a new line of mouthpieces with...

Triple horns and mouthpieces are the topics of two conversations with Gabriel Kovach, Principal Horn of the Phoenix Symphony. Lots of people dream of...

Dr. Peter Iltis and MRI horn videos are the topic of three new episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Iltis in recent years has...

The guest for two new episodes is Dr. Heidi Lucas, horn professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with conversations on the topics of trios for...

There are a number of tuners out there that go beyond the old basic Korg tuner that has been so standard for years. Students...

The topic is published horn warmup routines and the guest is Dr. Alex Manners for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Alex recently...

Just out is a wonderful publication that will be of much interest to the horn community, Guide to the Solo Horn Repertoire by Linda...

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Random Articles

With apologies to RSS readers (who need to click through to hear the audio), today's post is a restoration of some files that were...

A question came in from a reader who is enrolled in a horn pedagogy class, and I asked if I could answer it publicly...

New book on Hollywood legend A new book on the life and playing of Vincent DeRosa. I'm ordering mine today and am looking forward...

A new site for ROPA The new Regional Orchestra Players Association (ROPA) web site has finally launched - the designer of this new site is...

What was Munch screaming about? Was it the daily assault on our senses from media? The fear and anxiety of living in our modern age?...

This week we were fortunate to have a guest artist for our horn studio class, Johanna Lundy, Principal Horn of the Tucson Symphony. I...

One thing not often encountered today are the very different "schools" of horn playing of days gone by, one of the most distinctive of...

At the upcoming international horn symposium I will be presenting a session titled “A Horn like Dennis Brain Played.” On it I will be...
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