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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...

Dr. Peter Iltis and MRI horn videos are the topic of three new episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast. Iltis in recent years has...

The guest for two new episodes is Dr. Heidi Lucas, horn professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with conversations on the topics of trios for...

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

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The standard line for many teachers is single F horn is the best for beginners, traditional tone, etc. Is this pedagogical approach stuck in...

Backing up a step from the first article in this series, in a school situation there are only orchestral musicians and conductors (and an...

Last weekend I played a recital using four different horns (more here, all not my normal horn) and on three different mouthpieces (all not...

Turning now to some shorter quotations, Harry Berv in A Creative Approach to the French Horn notes that accuracy relates at least in part...

In the same vein as previous articles where I posted pictures of my workstation and mouthpiece pouch contents, today's article highlights some of the...

One site I follow and enjoy is Trumpet Matters by Phil Collins. In his article "Accepting the Ratio" he has what I am sure...

There is nothing new about clam-xiety. A great deal of attention has been flagged here recently on the issue of cracked notes on the...

In the most recent issue of The Horn Call (May, 2008) there is an interesting article by Frøydis Ree Wekre on horn playing and...
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