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French horn makes and models, mouthpieces and other equipment.

One thought I have heard (and have repeated myself) is that this is a “golden age” for the French horn. Or is it? Before getting...

Some horn players are very averse to change, but changes have to be made! One exciting type of change is getting a new horn...

A topic that comes up periodically is piston valves, as in why are they not used on horns? They actually have been; a couple...

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

In a very recent Horn People discussion there was a topic posted related to triple horns, more specifically to the question of if the...

Not everyone out there is a fan of tuners. This fall I have been working on a specific warmup routine to improve intonation, and...

You want me to stop missing notes? I need a new mouthpiece I’ve been feeling down about the election and need a new mouthpiece to...

At the end of my recent article looking at Lechniuk horns I commented that We kind of forget what a golden age of horn production...

I recently had the opportunity to try a custom horn by Jerry Lechniuk and was surprised how little there was online about this maker...

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...