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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...

The best horn symposium ever: #IHSLA2015

Unless you have been living under a virtual rock you should have noted all the online chatter from the 47th International Horn Symposium, which was held last...

Social media and #ihsla2015

Next week the world of horn social media should be dominated by news from the biggest event of the year, the 47th International Horn...

An Event to Consider Entering: the IHCA

This summer a horn competition will be held, one that has been around for a while, the International Horn Competition of America. This year...

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...

Editorial: Social Media and #IHS46

Explore the hashtag #IHS46 on Facebook and Twitter. Honestly, social media coverage of the event was pretty disappointing. As participants return home more is...

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 for IHS Memphis

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...