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A look at “what’s new” from the 2017 Southwest Horn Conference

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

An Event to Consider Entering: the IHCA

Every two years a horn competition is held, one that has been around for a while, the International Horn Competition of America. This is an...

Session: Building Great French Horn Sections

This week I will be presenting a session at the Arizona Music Educators Association annual conference on the topic of “Building Great French Horn...

Doug Hall, a Vintage Knopf Horn, and a Horn Convention

San Diego Symphony hornist Doug Hall is hosting a regional horn workshop next weekend, but his name is also in the news if you read The...

Presentation on “Schubert’s ‘Auf Dem Strom’ and Horn Technique in the...

This week a focus for me has been preparing the first of the three sessions I will present at the upcoming International Horn Symposium,...

A Masterclass with Philip Farkas on Musicianship

This summer I am presenting three sessions at the IHS symposium in Memphis, and this week the major project was organizing my materials for...

A 1982 Horn Right Hand Position Survey: Part II, a few...

As I write this I am still organizing the data from this survey for the IHS Symposium presentation (and future submission for consideration for...

A 1982 Horn Right Hand Position Survey: Part I, The Basics

I will be presenting three sessions at the upcoming IHS International Horn Symposium, and the next three weeks I plan to spend a week...

Why go to a IHS Symposium? For the Sessions and Master...

As part of a cleaning project at home I stumbled across my folder from the 1983 International Horn Workshop in Charleston, IL. It occurred...

A Session at AMEA: “Why the Horn?”

Dated 1/14/05, this article from the HTML archive of the old Horn Notes Blog is a brief report on a session presented jointly with...