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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...

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...

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Random Articles

While the topic was addressed in other chapters, Farkas felt it important to emphasize and expand his thoughts on mouthpiece pressure in a dedicated...

Rachel asks: I am located in Europe and looking for someone to do a routine clean on my horn. What kind of cleaning do you recommend...

This week we had a surprise visitor to our horn studio class at Arizona State, Jeff Nelsen, formerly of the Canadian Brass and presently...

Marc Papeghin is a 25-year-old horn player and internet session musician living in Northern France, about 20km from the Belgium border, in a town...

One interesting corner of The IHS Online, the website of the International Horn Society, is a section of tips of the month. I was...

I have fairly fond memories of my experiences in both graduate and undergraduate school. That being said I did have the occasional odd and...

One exciting development in the horn world is that Paxman has not only expanded their product line but also has expanded their dealer network....

Discontent and disconnect From the president of the New England Conservatory comes a very interesting article that starts in Detroit and ends in the conservatory...
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