horn teaching


It’s almost September, which means high school and band camps are well underway (or done). One of the hardest shifts that most brass players make is the switch between “summer chops” and “band camp chops”. Most brass players play very little from June-August. Even those that do practice usually don’t […]

Prepare for Fall Band Camp (and Auditions!)





It’s July, and for high school and college bands, that means marching band. For French horn players, that means it’s time to (temporarily) put down the concert horns and pick up a mellophone or marching horn. Since there aren’t many resources available for mellophone players, I’ve decided to put together […]

New Page: A Mellophone Starter’s Guide