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Upcoming Presentation: An Introduction to Solo Duet Training for Horns

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July 12, 2015

[This is the third and final post in a series related to events at the upcoming 47th International Horn Symposium. You can read the first one here, and the second one here.] I will round out my week at the 47th International Horn Symposium with a presentation titled “An Introduction to Solo Duet Training for… Read More ›

Upcoming Performance: University of Wisconsin-Madison Alumni Horn Ensemble

[This post is the second in a series related to events at the upcoming 47th International Horn Symposium. You can read the first one here.] The 47th International Horn Symposium is less than two months away, and I’m very excited to attend what promises to be a huge event. The lineup of artists, presenters, and… Read More ›

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Five Years of Horn World

Tomorrow is the fifth anniversary of Horn World. Looking back at my first post from June 2010, I still feel very much the same about the goals and overall direction of the site. As a way to recap and reflect, here are some of the reasons I began blogging (taken from that first post), with… Read More ›

Notes on a Commission: Gary Schocker’s In Arkadia for Horn and Harp

In my Summer Plans post last week I mentioned the upcoming premiere of In Arkadia, a new work for horn and harp by Gary Schocker. Harpist Jaymee Haefner and I recently had our first rehearsal for the performance, which is scheduled for August 3 at the 47th International Horn Symposium in Los Angeles, CA. After… Read More ›

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Summer Plans, 2015

After a somewhat busier-than-usual end to the semester, I’m finally settling into a summer schedule. As always, the next several weeks will include some much needed relaxation and social time with family and friends. In addition, I have some exciting events and projects to plan for in the coming months. Here’s a brief summary, with… Read More ›

Upcoming Conference: 2015 Southeast Horn Workshop at LSU

Next weekend I’ll be heading to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge for the 2015 Southeast Horn Workshop, hosted by LSU Professor of Horn Seth Orgel. Professor Orgel has put together a fantastic lineup of guest artists, exhibitors, and master classes, and this promises to be a great conference. Gail Williams and Adam Unsworth will… Read More ›

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Chamber Music Rehearsal Flowchart

Next week our brass trio will be giving a guest recital and master class at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. I’m looking forward to this performance for a number of reasons, one of them being a chance to catch up with Justin Isenhour, a former classmate from my undergraduate days at Appalachian State University…. Read More ›

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Five Reasons to Join the International Horn Society

For several years I’ve had the privilege of serving as an area representative for the International Horn Society, with one of my duties being to encourage and promote membership in the organization. Recently I received some information regarding the number of IHS members in each state here in the U.S., and the bottom line is… Read More ›

Recordings from Big 12 Trombone Conference

Black Bayou Brass recently completed a successful tour, culminating in a performance at the 2015 Big 12 Trombone Conference, hosted by Professor James Decker at Texas Tech University. Our program of new music for brass trio was very well received, and the performance was archived on video. Here are individual recordings of each work on… Read More ›

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Semester Preview, Part 2: Orchestral Bucket List, Horn Conferences, Book Projects, and More!!

Here’s Part 2 of my semester preview, with some more brief descriptions of what will be happening in Spring 2015 and beyond (Part 1 is located here). Orchestral Performances: This spring I’ll have the opportunity to perform on three major orchestral works I’ve never played before: Bartok’s Concerto for Orchestra and Robert Schumann’s Symphony No…. Read More ›

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