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Creative enterprise comes in many forms, and research/scholarship is certainly a type of creative enterprise impacted by copyright. “Back in the day,” writing my DM...

Perhaps cramping your creative enterprise as a horn player is the fact that some music is not actually in the public domain and likely...

Want to kill creative enterprise? One great way to do this is to illegally reproduce copyrighted music and recordings. One of the ways people will...

Students need to clearly realize that creative enterprise is funded by copyright protection, and that sharing musical files (print or audio) is really a...

“Creative Enterprise” is a major buzz phrase in the musical world today, and relates generally to the idea that you want to actually make...

Recently I had a realization that so far as I can tell I don’t recall seeing a warm-up routine described in any horn publication...

Continuing this brief series on the F horn and the 19th century, spending close to two months mostly playing the F horn on period solo...

One of the big, important topics of horn playing is tonguing. A new video making the rounds this weekend is the newest episode of Sarah´s Music,...
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Mind over matters. Occasionally I have internal struggles with my 'chops' and how they are feeling. When this happens, it always ends up as a...

The final major topic touched upon in The Art of French Horn Playing is performance anxiety. Farkas kicks it off by noting When a student has...

The standard line for many teachers is single F horn is the best for beginners, traditional tone, etc. Is this pedagogical approach stuck in...

To a certain degree a principal horn is only as good as the second player that supports him or her. A key element in...

Being a musician I am perhaps a bit too overly sensitive to the sounds and noises of modern life when I am out in public....

Wish granted Through the Make-a-Wish Foundation, a Chicago area teenager with Ewing Sarcoma had her wish granted to play with the Chicago Symphony horn section. That dream came...

Continued from Part I. The concert opened with the folksy Hungarian Sketches by Béla Bartók. Expert wind playing - both solo and paired - was...

Today I am posting an article from Lisa Serafini, a sales representative from Ultrasonic Power Corporation. This is not a paid...
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