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I am itching to read books again and have several that are related to performance and performance anxiety lined up for reading this fall....

Performance anxiety is a big topic. A big part of the problem is just being focused on the here and now. This is where...

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...

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Imagine a bandstand in a park with a forty piece band playing a summer concert. Something of the past or something you can see...

In 1973 I started sixth grade. That year I also started playing trumpet and this very book was the very first book I used:...

Over the summer of 2007 I worked very hard toward the completion of four book projects and launching a new publishing venture, Horn Notes...

There are some really great etudes out there that have a few things in common, besides being hard. The main thing is they have...

At the ASU/UGA football game yesterday I noticed one very odd thing. Let me set up this first. I was in pretty good seats...

One recent trend in schools of music is that of requiring prescreening auditions. In my own teaching this year the exact requirement is “In...

I was recently asked when is the right time to convert students to the horn? The answer is any time! The only things you...

One topic that comes up occasionally talking to other hornists is that of slide inserts on the horn. Slide inserts are made from cut off...
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