I recently had the honor of presenting a lecture at the University of Dayton and at the Western Horn Workshop at Colorado State University. In this lecture, entitled "Practice In Tune. Perform In Tune.", I covered successful approaches to gaining proficiency in the area of tempered, melodic, and...
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Look for my interview with horn virtuoso, Martin Hackleman, in the February edition of the Horn Call!
My article, "How to Survive Music School", has been published on the International Horn Society's website. Take a look: https://www.hornsociety.org/publications/hornzone/749-how-to-survive-music-school
Dr. Noa Kageyama has written an interesting article at The Bulletproof Musician that offers some valuable insight into increasing one's productivity in daily practice. There is much research to support the idea of practicing in random practice schedules instead of mind numbing blocked repetitive...
I'm looking forward to playing 2nd horn on Mahler's 9th Symphony this week with the South Dakota Symphony! It's a great orchestra and a wonderful piece!
University of Arkansas: September 22, 5:00 pm Masterclass, 7:30 pm Recital featuring works by Franz Strauss, Usamah Mustafa, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vincent Persichetti, and Eugene Bozza. With Matthew Siegel, piano. University of Central Arkansas: October 20, 4:00 pm...
Dale Clevenger. Very few musicians have had as much of an impact on as many musicians as Dale Clevenger has. Over the course of his 47 years as Principal Horn of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, he helped create the horn sound that is heard today in orchestras across America. His sound: warm in...
I remember an old ad for the Yamaha Silent Brass Mute System. It portrayed an older woman sitting in an apartment wondering what happened to the "trumpet playing fella upstairs". Well that fella had purchased a Silent Brass System. Everyone was happy. All was quiet. My parents bought one for...
Dr. Granade's Music History 1900-1945 course - Perform in the UMKC Wind Band Teaching Symposium - Brahms 2, Der Rosenkavalier, Patriotic Pops with the Missouri Symphony - Teach sessions 3 and 4 at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp www.bluelake.org - ENJOY LAKE MICHIGAN!!!
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