middle school French horn

Hand Position on the French Horn

One of the most common issues I find with horn players is hand position. Hand position is one of the most important aspects of playing the horn, yet it's one of the last things young horn players think about. 

Here's a quick video that shows where the hand should go and why it's so important. There's a few cameos from my students, too. This was a fun one to shoot. 

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Why I Like Playing the Horn

I asked my 8th grade horn players why they like playing the horn. They have so much personality, I knew I had to get their answers on video. I also asked them to give some advice to new horn players. 

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GMEA All-State Band Etude 2018 Middle School Horn - Lyrical

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