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Pet Peeves

Tips on things to avoid.

One thought I have heard (and have repeated myself) is that this is a “golden age” for the French horn. Or is it? Before getting...

Horn playing is fun! For some readers, they certainly agree, yes, it is fun! But for others, maybe not so much. It is an...

This article of tips on taking auditions was originally posted to the site in early 2009, but was later cut (along with a large group...

Students need to clearly realize that creative enterprise is funded by copyright protection, and that sharing musical files (print or audio) is really a...

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

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

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We all know that the standard arrangement of horn sections has the players blowing down the section from the first horn. In other words,...

This is the final article I will be posting from the archive of the original Horn Notes Blog, originally dated 7/17/05 and posted with...

For this article we dig way back into the archive of the original Horn Notes Blog to an article dated 11/9/05, posted under the...