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A Mindful Approach to Playing the French Horn

Have you ever felt frustrated after a long practice session where things just seemed to get...
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The Mozart Horn Concertos

As horn players, the Mozart horn concertos are the bread and butter, and an essential part of...
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French Horns and Film Music

The horn is often referred to as an "endangered species," meaning it is not a popular choice of...
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'The Art of French Horn Playing' Phillip Farkas

I recommend 'The Art of French Horn Playing' by Phillip Farkas. It is essential reading for any...

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  • Timothy Doyle Kensal Green, NW10

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    Hello! I'm a London based Horn player and pianist studying BMus horn at the Royal Academy of Music. I'm able to teach both Horn and Piano from beginners level to advanced. I am a keen and enthuiastic musician and thoroughly enjoy teaching.
  • Nicole Linning Fallowfield, M14 Gold Member

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    I am an enthusiastic and encouraging brass teacher who is extremely passionate about music and expanding people's musical knowledge. Please get in touch if you would like to learn.
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    I am Becky, a brass teacher living in the East Midlands and willing to travel.
  • Tom Taffinder Butetown, CF10 Gold Member

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    I am a freelance French Horn player and teacher based in Cardiff and Bristol and am happy to teach all ages and abilities.
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    I've been a student of the trumpet for the last 25 years, and have been studying teaching brass for 10 years+, observing and learning form the greatest brass players around. I am confident I can help you achieve what you want from your playing.
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    Hi. Thanks for looking at my profile. I'm a friendly and enthusiastic music tutor based in Central Scotland. I work throughout the country as a private instructor, conductor and performer.
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  • Get Out Of Your 'Comfort Zone'

    David Maxted French Horn Teacher (Manchester) Picture "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela Whilst Nelson Mandela may be an extreme example of 'stepping out of your 'Comfort Zone', the choices that he made to...
  • 'The Art of French Horn Playing' Phillip Farkas

    Huw Jenkins French Horn Teacher (South West London) Picture I recommend 'The Art of French Horn Playing' by Phillip Farkas. It is essential reading for any students of the French Horn. As relevant now as in the age it was written.
  • Beginner Brass: Where to begin?

    French Horn Teacher (Cardiff) Picture Starting a brass instrument can be both exciting and daunting. To help you along your way I've added some links some useful books to explore which can aid your 1:1 lessons. My first recommendation is 'TEAM BRASS', a selection of books for either treble clef or bass clef brass instruments (I...

 

  • The Mozart Horn Concertos Editor's Pick

    Timothy Doyle French Horn Teacher (North West London) Picture As horn players, the Mozart horn concertos are the bread and butter, and an essential part of our repertoire. The Concerti were written for Mozart’s friend and horn player, Joseph Leutgeb. The works are very difficult to perform on the natural horn of the period, requiring lip trills, much...
  • Best Seat in the House: Horn Bumping Explained Editor's Pick

    French Horn Teacher (North London) Picture Bumper Horn: As the Horn Fellow, this is a role I’ve often assumed when playing with the Sydney Symphony this year. I wonder from time to time what audiences think I’m doing, sitting at the front of the horn section, yet hardly ever playing. Even other musicians will ask me what this role really...
  • Beginning to play a brass instrument

    Helena Jacklin French Horn Teacher (Norwich) Picture First of all, you need an instrument! If you are still in school the music department may have an instrument that they would be able to lend you, so it is really worth asking first! For those that aren't in school or whose music department is not equipped, it is always worth googling second hand...