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Conclusion, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant. 11. There are many complains from full-time teacher in Thailand regarding a high amount of paperwork that need to be...

Part III, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant. 8. As a horn student from Thailand where information is still quite limited, your articles and resources on hornmatters.com...

Part II, interview by Komsun Dilokkunanant.  4. What is your philosophy on teaching?  A few years back, when Douglas Yeo (trombone) joined the ASU brass faculty,...

Periodically questions come in related to school projects. In this case, the questions were in an interview format for an advanced brass pedagogy and...

On my Summit CD Canto, which recently was posted (legally) on YouTube in full, I included several works that I felt have not received...

This past weekend the 2017 edition of the Southwest Horn Conference was held at Phoenix College in, you guessed it, Phoenix, Arizona. There are...

One question I am asked about fairly often is about fixing mute corks. The worst offenders are some recent mutes with "peel and stick"...

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

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I am always surprised when I ask a customer, "What kind of rotor oil do you use?" and the response I get is a...

Last September I posted pictures of my home office space in "Anatomy of a Practice Space."  Here is a look inside my mouthpiece pouch,...

Reflections from the past week. Gunther Schuller From a regional section of the New York Times, I discovered that Gunther Schuller actually did some conducting on...

Following up on my post from yesterday, there are a number of things that combined will help keep your embouchure healthy. One thing I...

The horn is, among standard orchestral instruments, perhaps the easiest to miss notes on. I recall Verne Reynolds requesting in lessons at Eastman 110%...

Just like with horn playing, the fine-tuning process for the Horn Matters web site is an ongoing, long-term project. We are always striving to broaden and improve...

Another example of a placebo effect Last Friday I noted a few personal examples of how a placebo can effect one's horn playing. In hindsight, here...

A question I have been asked a number of times is along the general lines of can I use a single F horn to...
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