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Horn Matters is an Open Educational Resource co-founded by John Ericson and Bruce Hembd. The mission of Horn Matters isto encourage, inspire, inform, and challenge horn players, and; to promote the best musical instrument ever, the French horn. (More.)

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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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The topic of cleaning your horn has come up a few times in Horn Matters, Dave Weiner addressing the topic of having a shop...

The sentiment behind the question presented in the title is that only performance majors pursuing a career in orchestral playing need to worry about...

One new blog that caught my attention is The Musician's Way Blog, which is part of a companion site to a new book, The...

August is Here and the Heat is On We have been having some very hot days here in Phoenix, Arizona. The temperature topped out at...

Tucked away in a corner of Horn Articles Online for many years was an article on Understanding Stopped and Muted Horn and Right-Hand Position....

A true oddity. Last year, a picture and description of Roger Bobo playing the Bass Horn was posted here. It is a one-of-a-kind monstrosity that...

On Sunday I was able with other Arizona State faculty take a special tour of the Musical Instrument Museum which just opened on April...

Monday next week (10/27/2014) will bring a "first" for me, in that the recital I am presenting jointly with Douglas Yeo will be streamed live....
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