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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...

On my Summit CD Canto, which recently was posted (legally) on YouTube in full, I included several works that I felt have not received...

This past weekend the 2017 edition of the Southwest Horn Conference was held at Phoenix College in, you guessed it, Phoenix, Arizona. There are...

One question I am asked about fairly often is about fixing mute corks. The worst offenders are some recent mutes with "peel and stick"...

Horn playing is fun! For some readers, they certainly agree, yes, it is fun! But for others, maybe not so much. It is an...

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Thoughts on the creative process. A few years ago I visited the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and saw Pablo Picasso's Les...

A blast from the past. According to history King Charles IX of France (best known for the St. Bartholomew Massacre) died of tuberculosis. According to...

This week I had the opportunity to perform the double concerto commonly attributed to Haydn. My performance was with Rose French (with piano), as...

Planets and horns. When I was a graduate music student at Arizona State University back around 1995, I became fascinated with this new thing called...

The long-running series M*A*S*H* takes place during the Korean War and features an emergency medical unit that is located near the front battle line....

The past two days I helped produce a great recording project (more on that another day) and it reminded me of this post dated...

Vienna Symphonic Library picture From a history on the horn, there is this picture of a unique horn built for a czar. It is hard...

Continuing with Marc Papeghin (see Part I), I wanted to know more about how he puts together his impressive arrangements and videos. Speaking of...
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