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Horn Matters is an Open Educational Resource co-founded by John Ericson and Bruce Hembd. The mission of Horn Matters isto encourage, inspire, inform, and challenge horn players, and; to promote the best musical instrument ever, the French horn. (More.)

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There are a number of tuners out there that go beyond the old basic Korg tuner that has been so standard for years. Students...

The topic is published horn warmup routines and the guest is Dr. Alex Manners for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Alex recently...

Just out is a wonderful publication that will be of much interest to the horn community, Guide to the Solo Horn Repertoire by Linda...

The guest for two episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast is James Boldin. Horn professor at the University of Louisana at Monroe, the...

I won't be to the IHS event this summer and I am sure a lot of readers won't make it either. I have presented...

Until pretty recently virtually all French horn mouthpieces were made of brass (plated with a layer of silver or gold -- with a very...

Now out in the Horn Notes Video Podcast series are a pair of interviews with Rose French. The first one is on her new and...

Back in 2013 I produced a series of three videos that were to launch an idea I had, HornMattersTV. Of those videos, the one...

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I joined the IHS when I was a senior in high school. In those days long before E-mail or Horn Matters the journal of...

Many years ago (in a location I cannot remember) I attended a concert of the Munich Philharmonic while they were on an American tour....

It's the summer and you might be putting your horn away for a few months. Or, perhaps you have more than one horn and...

This question was posed to me today and I realized there is nothing in my writings that address this question, one that does come...

Setting a high standard In praise of William Caballero -  "I'm in awe of what he does on a daily basis. His playing inspires everyone on...

Who Am I? I recently purchased a page from a 1943 House Beautiful magazine on eBay. I thought that it would make another nice framed...

Today Horn Matters reaches a major milestone. One year ago, John and I launched this site. Here are some statistics from that date to today: About...

Puss in Boots - obsessed with the hunt by nature - caught red-handed in secret sideline career!
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