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E-books and music on the 12.9 inch iPad

Back in 2015 I had an article looking toward the modern, paperless hornist. More and more works are available as files rather than printed...

Tired of missing first notes? There’s an app for that

When I was first contacted by the developer of the Quality Tones app I was honestly a bit unsure what it was. Quality tones?...

Commentary: Listening to CDs on YouTube

Quite a few commercial recordings are now showing up on YouTube. Not long before Christmas I discovered in fact that the full content of...

From the age of Internet dinosaurs: a “Horn Studio Website” roundup

With the popularity of Facebook pages, the classic, stand-alone “horn studio” website seems to be in rapid decline as of 2015. Facebook pages, however,...

Copyright week, part V: On dissertations, exercises, and other closing thoughts

Creative enterprise comes in many forms, and research/scholarship is certainly a type of creative enterprise impacted by copyright. “Back in the day,” writing my DM...

An inside look at tonguing (and more) on the horn

One of the big, important topics of horn playing is tonguing. A new video making the rounds this weekend is the newest episode of Sarah´s Music,...

The Modern, Paperless Hornist

One trend I have noticed is that more and more horn players (and musicians in general) are to varying degrees going paperless. Using your...

On Watching Recitals Online

Monday next week (10/27/2014) will bring a "first" for me, in that the recital I am presenting jointly with Douglas Yeo will be streamed live....

On Mastering a Brass Trio CD

Back in the Spring I recorded a brass trio CD with ASU colleagues Douglas Yeo and Deanna Swoboda. After editing the project thoroughly (more...

On Editing a Brass Trio CD

Back a few months ago I recorded with my colleagues Douglas Yeo and Deanna Swoboda (more here) a brass trio CD. Jumping forward to...