Matthew Haislip's varied influences as a composer include such composers as Igor Stravinsky, John Adams, Bernard Herrmann, Henryk Gorecki, Claude Debussy, Leoš Janáček, Sergei Prokofiev, Ludwig van Beethoven, Caroline Shaw, Henry Cowell, Francis Poulenc, Philip Glass, Reynaldo Hahn, Howard Blake, Jennifer Higdon, John Williams, Gustav Mahler, Giacomo Puccini, Judith Weir, Leonard Bernstein, Olivier Messiaen, Wendy Mae Chambers, Richard Strauss, Dmitri Shostakovich, J.S. Bach, Astor Piazzolla, Jean Sibelius, Dora Pejačević, Arvo Pärt, Lili Boulanger, and Maurice Ravel, as well as such jazz/rock/popular music influences as Yes, Genesis, Phil Keaggy, Keane, Rick Wakeman, Camel, Stan Kenton, King Crimson, Vince Gauraldi, Billy Joel, Victor Wooten, ABBA, John Coltrane, Paul McCartney, The Polyphonic Spree, Petra, Bill Evans, and Daft Punk.
Matthew Haislip's brand new book, Dueling Fundamentals for Two Horns, is published by Mountain Peak Music.
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Matthew Haislip's etude book, Ten Character Studies for Horn, is published by BrownWood Publishing. 
The book is available here:
Dueling Fundamentals for Two Horns (2019)
Rhapsody for oboe, horn, and piano (2018)
Celebration Fanfare for horn ensemble (2018)
Perelandra for solo horn (2017)
Cathedral Fanfare for brass quintet (2017)
Blue October for nine horns (2016)
Ex Aequo for horn and trombone (2016)
Brass Quintet No. 1 in D major (2015)
Ten Character Studies for Horn (2015)
Two Etudes for Piano (2009)

Dr. Haislip is available for private lessons or clinics.

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