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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...

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...

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...

Thoughts on Choosing a School for Advanced Horn Study

The topic of choosing a school for horn study is a large topic. Any talented horn player will find themselves with several good choices...

My Junior and Senior Recitals

A pair of tapes I was anxious to hear as part of my ongoing cassette tape conversion project were the tapes of my junior...

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...

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,...

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...

I’m in Music Education – Why Do I Need to Know...

The sentiment behind the question presented in the title is that only performance majors pursuing a career in orchestral playing need to worry about...

Considering the “Backup” Career while Studying Music

A second career. For over a dozen years now, I have been a freelance web developer. It has had its up and downs, but in...