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Horn Notes Podcast

A podcast on all things French horn and more, hosted by John Ericson

Jul 5, 2023

In this episode John Ericson tackles questions related to how different horns work better on different music in a variety of ways, the topic of how we think of transpostion, and how intuitive musicianship can help you scope out if something is wrong in your music. 

Jun 28, 2023

In this episode Dr. Ericson tackles questions relating to what makes a bad horn a bad horn, earplugs (and bad ears), and improving loud dynamic playing. 

May 2, 2022

There are probably 1,000 ways to miss a note on the French horn, but one of the key items that will help improve your accuracy is proper selection of a better mouthpiece. In this episode John Ericson focuses on the topics of note connections, how those are impacted by mouthpiece choice, how to find better mouthpiece,...

Mar 26, 2021

In this episode John Ericson examines the large topic of getting your chops back in shape after the long year of Zoom lessons and no ensembles. Length 21:16

Apr 29, 2020

In this episode John Ericson presents a "workshop session" on materials and techniques to use to improve your low horn performance. Length 22:54