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Horn Matters is the leading online resource on the French horn, 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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At the end of my recent article looking at Lechniuk horns I commented that We kind of forget what a golden age of horn production...

Horn students are certainly always looking for tips that will give them that edge. Studying excerpts with multiple teachers at an advanced level is advantageous...

I recently had the opportunity to try a custom horn by Jerry Lechniuk and was surprised how little there was online about this maker...

I am itching to read books again and have several that are related to performance and performance anxiety lined up for reading this fall....

Performance anxiety is a big topic. A big part of the problem is just being focused on the here and now. This is where...

Recently Alex Manners completed a Doctoral project looking at published horn warmup routines, described in this recent article and accompanied with two podcast episodes...

Concluding for now the summer series of video podcasts are the topics of testing horns and mouthpieces and developing a new line of mouthpieces with...

Triple horns and mouthpieces are the topics of two conversations with Gabriel Kovach, Principal Horn of the Phoenix Symphony. Lots of people dream of...

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Several students are taking auditions now in the studio. Part of playing an audition well is knowing who you are playing for. For an...

A book we are working through with the Horn Pedagogy class is Collected Thoughts on Teaching and Learning, Creativity, and Horn Performance by Douglas...

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

A topic that comes up periodically is that of the use of an assistant first horn in orchestral playing in the United States. I...

Ghosts in the machine A good amount of time was spent over the weekend with our ailing Sales Area - for the time being I have reverted...

I have started following several arts related blogs lately. Today the post at Arts Addict hits exactly on a pet peeve I have: conductors...

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

Joining metal parts is critical for making and repairing your instrument, but most players don't know the terminology or the reasons for each type...
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