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Auditions

Audition preparation and mental toughness.

Turning a bit of a corner, as time went on as a teacher I realized that there are essentially two types of confidence. What got...

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,...

One Internet resource not that well known among horn players is the Horn Opera Project website of Ericka Tyner Grodrian. Dr. Grodrian is horn professor...

Horn students are certainly always looking for tips that will give them that edge. Studying excerpts with multiple teachers at an advanced level is advantageous...

This article of tips on taking auditions was originally posted to the site in early 2009, but was later cut (along with a large group...

Recently we introduced a series of three, concise (around 20 page) horn excerpt E-Books that print and display easily on a computer or tablet...

Following up on the original volume (more here) is volume II of The Horn Matters PDF Excerpt E-Book. The content of volume I was...

While excerpt books are really useful for initial study, if you are serious about learning orchestral works you must have copies of the original...

I recently noted a link to an article by hornist extraordinaire Jeff Nelsen, The Importance of Writing Notes in Your Music Feel free to read his...

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...