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Horn-related cartoons, stories and other funny items.

If you have ever felt like a fifth wheel in a woodwind quintet, the one that does not really belong, you might have been...

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...

A recent discussion on the Facebook Horn People discussion group brings up the topic of living composers and how they write for the French...

Below are yet more, somewhat random Hornist Hamster memes. Can you find the Robert Schumann quote? Enjoy!   Mistakes are made by fools like me, but...

Regular readers of Horn Matters know that Bruce Hembd and I both count Verne Reynolds among our former teachers. In an prior article I...

Click on any image to enlarge.                                                                                             More Memes, Say You? If you enjoyed these, you might browse the entire Photoshop & Memes category and look around. Below are...

Going Dutch Over the past month, I have been involved in a production of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman. The staging was a bit unusual in that the...

Wish granted Through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, a Chicago area teenager with Ewing Sarcoma had her wish granted to play with the Chicago Symphony horn section. That dream came...

Our dubious colleague Mr. Archibald Noodlefish* returns for further commentary, sharing his odd take on a well-known quote from Sir Simon Rattle about orchestral...

Being a musician I am perhaps a bit too overly sensitive to the sounds and noises of modern life when I am out in public....