Reviving a mute

I’ve had my Balu mute for over ten years, and for the past 6 months it’s steadily been losing cork. Today I finally took the time to do a little bit of emergency mute repair and recork it. The total time was around an hour – and about 30 minutes […]

The Importance of Articulation

For many horn players (me included) French horn tonguing was a mystery. One of my biggest personal struggles in learning to play the horn and one that I notice a lot in┬ástudents and younger players is a lack of consistent and strong tonguing or articulation. Since the tongue stroke sets […]