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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...

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...

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With this being the Thanksgiving holiday it is a good day to look briefly at the topic of being a thankful hornist. Many have...

Wrong place, wrong question Yahoo Answers are an endless source of entertainment (click the image at right). My advice? The Yahoo search engine would be a...

The way we perform is related to the physical space we play in and the mental space we play in. First, let us consider the...

Continuing our look at some of the standard works horn players perform often from the nineteenth century our next topic is the Wagner tuba....

A new YouTube channel More and more horn soloists are getting their own YouTube channels - here is Frank Lloyd's new channel. An experience with Stockhausen Jonathan...

This post is from the original  HTML Horn Notes Blog; this particular post dates to 8/6/05, and was from the end of a summer...

As I write this I am still organizing the data from this survey for the IHS Symposium presentation (and future submission for consideration for...

In pursuit of a principal horn position in a Star Fleet endorsed symphony orchestra, our intrepid Captain finds himself in a quandary about equipment. Ready...
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