It’s been a bit long in coming, but I’ve finally added a new post to my French Horn Boot Camp series – this time I’ve covered fingering charts. Things I’ve covered: The Hidden Problem with Fingering Charts While horn fingering charts are pretty simple in general, they don’t give you all the […]

New French Horn Boot Camp Page: Fingering Charts

In honor of releasing his newest CD, “No Limits”, Frank Lloyd has put together three different videos describing his playing and I thought his video about hand-stopping was quite interesting. Hand-stopping – How AND Why In the video, he describes a bit about the specific technique of hand-stopping, but he […]

The Theory Behind Stopping The Horn

This tweet, from a Courier-Journal reporter, is quite exciting! JUST IN: #Louisville‘s innovation chief @Greendrv confirms @googlefiber will begin building in the Portland area on June 13. #LouWestEnd — Phillip M. Bailey (@phillipmbailey) June 7, 2017 Not only because we now have a start date for the beginning of Google […]

Google Fiber Update – Starting SOON!

ds to Some interesting news regarding Google’s Chrome browser, internet ads, and a little-known Google program called Google Contributor. Google Contributor – Old and New I’ve written about Google Contributor before. Google Contributor was a program to allow users to send a certain amount of money to Google ($10-$50), and […]

Google Vision For Ad-Free(ish) Internet

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A new project and Kickstarter recently announced by Edward Guo, founder of IMSLP and Thomas Bonte, CEO and co-founder of MuseScore, aims to take music into the digital age with the OpenScore project. The OpenScore Project The goal of the OpenScore Kickstarter project – launched on May 29 – is […]

MuseScore + IMSLP = OpenScore

One of my biggest breakthroughs in my horn playing came around a decade ago when I was studying with a great horn player and teacher that I’ll simply call Mr. P. Mr. P helped me fix (or start to fix, at least) the numerous problems that I had in my playing […]

Why You Should Make Purposeful Mistakes In Practice

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Google I/O 2017 started today, and like last year, I’ve compiled all of the keynote announcements into an easily skimmable place for you to see what Google has in store for the coming year(s)! Let’s get started! Android O While lots of the stuff in this I/O will affect Android users, the […]

Google I/O 2017