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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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A few months back, some fun was had with Hollywood actors Keanu Reeves and Leonardo DiCaprio and more specifically, with their internet memes. In online imageboard communities...

One topic addressed often by brass teachers is breathing. Breathing is really important! Many horn players don’t breathe well. However, there is another point that...

The mind of the horn player can be a complicated place, and one psychological principal in particular that has always held a fascination for...

Yesterday I quoted from a book excerpt in the Pip Eastop horn site. He has a number of very interesting articles in his site...

There are a variety of approaches to the question of how much to practice on a French horn. Farkas in The Art of French Horn...

Horns gone wild The Northwest Horn Orchestra recently gave its sixth annual concert. Among more traditional repertoire and instruments, the concert featured Vienna horn and piccolo...

One of the things I enjoy in working on this series of quotes from classic horn method books is seeing different perspectives on topics....

Reflections from the past week. WSO strike over It is very nice to see that the 7-month Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra strike has been resolved. It is...
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