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

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

Concluding for now this series of PDF downloads from 19th century method books are a pair of great downloads from a publication with a...

Oscar Franz (1843-1886) was one of the most prominent teachers and performers of the horn in the late nineteenth century. Franz spent most of...
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Another one bites the dust? From the 6/15/2009 Arizona Business Journal: Arizona Opera is slashing costs as it moves to keep its full slate of productions...

Guns for hire Looking to rent a set of Wagner tuben? Through Erin Vang at wagnertuben.blogspot.com: Our tuben are a matched set of Alexanders picked out...

Back from a 2-week break. Sad musicians At Expressing the inexpressible blogger Max Levinson asks, "why are orchestra musicians so very, very, very unhappy?" As a solo...

A new site for ROPA The new Regional Orchestra Players Association (ROPA) web site has finally launched - the designer of this new site is...
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Private music lessons are a time-honored tradition for learning how to play an instrument. The experience is really hard to beat in terms of hands-on, focused...

Noise pollution A new study indicates that French horn players are in danger of developing noise-induced hearing loss. This risk for horn players is reported as the...

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....

Many brass players have been introduced over the years to the brass teaching of Carmine Caruso (1904-1987). He was a saxophone player but earned a...