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Recently I was pointed toward some resources on teaching that shed light on a topic I intuitively comprehended but had not seen laid out...

Congratulations! You have made it to the end of an epic year. Reflecting back on the semester, it was a great exercise for me to...

One of the goals of this course is to prepare graduate students for comprehensive exams. One typical question asked in those exams involves outlining...

As we approach the end of the semester it is again very clear that a course of this type cannot possibly cover it all. But...

Continuing our look at some of the standard works horn players perform often from the nineteenth century our next topic is the Wagner tuba....

We are not actually stuck there, but there is a ton to cover and, due to a quirk of the semester schedule at ASU...

Continuing forward in horn history, some of our best, most characteristic horn literature (especially orchestral) dates to the second half of the nineteenth century....

This week we have one fairly long reading that, with the linked readings, covers a lot of ground! The Early Valved Horn In addition also check...

This week our discussion will focus on topics discussed in and articles linked from the following article: The Natural Horn in the Romantic Period Highlights...

This week the focus of the class is on performance tactics for works that are fairly frequently performed from the Classical and early Romantic...