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Some horn players are very averse to change, but changes have to be made! One exciting type of change is getting a new horn...

A topic that comes up periodically is piston valves, as in why are they not used on horns? They actually have been; a couple...

The topic for episode 23 of the Horn Notes Video Podcast is the International Horn Competition of America in a conversation with the host...

The two most recent episodes of the Horn Notes Video Podcast both relate to tuning. The newest episode is one featuring Gustavo Camacho with a...

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...

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The horn world has been abuzz for the past few weeks with the retirement of Dale Clevenger from the Chicago Symphony, who served as...

A question came in about mouthpieces, as in should you use a big mouthpiece on a big horn and a small mouthpiece on a...

It is great that there is something we can all agree upon: (Unless you are from the grammar police). Play pretty and remember that Horns Rule. For more...

Last month, Horn Matters hit a new high for web site traffic and overall, our readership is trending upwards. With this in mind and looking ahead...

A few site visitors have alerted me that links to my PDF downloads and some other materials are broken. These materials are actually housed at...

This past week was my week to become a YouTube star, as in addition to the Konzertstuck from the Southwest Horn Conference my performance of...

Kudos and thanks This new site and its open access allows visitors to browse previously posted articles - occasionally mistakes and oversights may be noticed. Thanks...

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...
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