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Bruce Hembd

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BRUCE HEMBD is a web developer by day who plays French horn professionally at night. » Articles by Bruce Hembd » Bio » Contact

Private music lessons are a time-honored tradition for learning how to play an instrument. The experience is really hard to beat in terms of hands-on, focused...

Noise pollution A new study indicates that French horn players are in danger of developing noise-induced hearing loss. This risk for horn players is reported as the...

Regular visitors may have noticed some changes here at Horn Matters. The overall look-and-feel of the site has changed significantly over the past few...

Prepping for the holiday I found some decorative antlers and decided to make a statement for the holidays. Learned helplessness According to Dr. Martin Seligman, being repeatedly...

Going Dutch Over the past month, I have been involved in a production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. The staging was a bit unusual in that the...

Last week I took a road trip to New Mexico in order to take care of some business, and also to get some work...

Rather than break the pattern of past history, I decided instead to resume the "Random" series back to the semi-traditional day of Monday. Here is...

Hello world. My name is Bruce Hembd. Life for me has been a bit complicated over the past year, and so I have been away from...

In about one month the 45th International Horn Symposium will begin in Memphis, Tennessee at the University of Memphis. In order to help support...

As regular readers might know, I am an avid follower of internet culture, especially meme humor. What I find most fascinating is how some...