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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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The following are the top ten PDF downloads for the past year from Horn Matters (and "number 6 will surprise you"). Thank you for your...

Charles Kavaloski interview In a 1997 interview, former Boston Symphony Orchestra principal horn Charles Kavalovski discusses the path that took him from nuclear physics to...

To wrap up my series on the Siegfried horn calls within Richard Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung, today's article features the calls in Wagner's...

Horn pride This is one very proud horn player. More nostalgic pictures At Pamela's Music picture archives, silly faces and a horn couple with what looks a...

Without a doubt one of the best practice techniques for improvement on a wind instrument is long tones. A teacher of mine once professed...

At the recent IHS Symposium in Denton, TX one of the new products on display was an item called The Tuning Sleeve. It is...

The musician's brain "New research shows that musicians' brains are highly developed in a way that makes the musicians alert, interested in learning, disposed to...

Every year after ensemble placement auditions at ASU thoughts will come to mind. I was really happy overall with the quality and results of...
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