Horn Matters is an online magazine and Open Educational Resource (OER) co-founded by John Ericson and Bruce Hembd. Bruce and John bring together a wide range of experiences, tips and stories to Horn Matters.

The mission of Horn Matters is:

  • to encourage, inspire, inform, and challenge horn players, and
  • to promote the best musical instrument ever, the French horn.

The Authors of Horn Matters

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John Ericson

Horn professor at
Arizona State University

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Bruce Hembd

Web technician,
freelance musician

Founded on September 1, 2009

Professional hornists in Arizona, experienced writers and bloggers, and colleagues since their student days at the Eastman School of Music, Bruce and John officially joined forces on September 1, 2009.

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From a ‘Year One’ gathering. Click for more.