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From the Mailbag: Online Materials for High School hornists

One question that periodically comes (in various forms) asks about online materials that would be of use to high school hornists. Certainly, the number one...

The “Best Schools for Horn Study” Article

The question always comes up about what are the best schools for horn study. I have taken a stab at answering this question a...

Where can you Study Music Education and Not Take Marching Band?

Many horn players are not fans of marching. Often for instrumental music education majors marching band is a required course. At some schools, however,...

What [Type of] School is Best for Horn Study?

This article was first posted on the original HTML Horn Notes Blog way back on 11/1/04. It is timely again--today was the last day...

The Double Major, Music Education and Performance

One question that comes up pretty frequently is the topic of being a double major in college, especially the topic of being a double...

Choosing the Right School

It is that time of year again; people are looking for schools for horn study. Last spring I had a specific question come in...

Are Highly-Rated Horn Professors Overrated?

A few days ago I saw a link to an interesting article with the title "Study: highly-rated professors are. . . overrated." The article...

Summer Festival Study (and Summer Study in General)

It has been a while since I last visited the archive of posts from the original HTML Horn Notes Blog. This post dates all...

Want a Horn Scholarship Someday? Think about Good Grades

Following up on my post earlier this year about grades in music theory classes if you are thinking graduate study of the horn, we...

Thinking about Grad School? Think about your Music Theory Classes Now

Back on 4/14/05 I put up a short post on my original HTML blog about theory classes. As we are in the midst of...