The ASU Horn Studio

The Arizona State University Horn Studio
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Videos

Reicha Trios with Deanna Swoboda and Douglas Yeo (2013)
Schumann Konzertstuck at Southwest Horn Conference (2012)
Bach B-Minor Mass with Arizona Bach Festival (2011)

Audio

Guadalupe CD cover Guadalupe, Our Lady of the Roses, concert opera by James DeMars featuring R. Carlos Nakai, Isola Jones, and Robert Breault. The Guadalupe Festival Orechesra and Chorus, James DeMars, conductor, Canyon Records, 2008, Principal Horn. For more information and audio samples visit the Canyon Records website.

Holiday Pops ’07, The Salt River Brass, Patrick Sheridan, conductor, Salt River Brass Live, 2008. Solo horn. For more information visit http://www.saltriverbrass.com/

Circus Spectacular, The Salt River Brass, Patrick Sheridan, conductor, Salt River Brass Live, 2007. Solo
horn.

S’Wonderful, The Salt River Brass, Patrick Sheridan, conductor, Salt River Brass Live, 2007. Solo horn.

Canto Canto, lyric works for horn and piano, Summit, 2005. 
“Terrific collaboration between horn and piano.” The Horn Call.
AUDIO SAMPLE: 
Madsen: Sonata for Horn and Piano, movement 1 (short)

For more information on this CD visit the Canto page.
LesAdieux Les Adieux, solo works of Franz Strauss for horn and piano, Summit, 2003. 
"Fantastic playing .... The level of musicality, nuance and artistry is not to be missed."
The Horn Call.
AUDIO SAMPLE:
Rasch und mit Feuer from Schumann Phantasiestucke. (short)
AUDIO SAMPLE:
F. Strauss, Les Adieux (longer)
For more information on this CD visit the Les Adieux page.
IChamber iChamber (music by Diane Thorme, Daniel Lentz, Hideko Kawamoto, and Richard Boulanger), Institute for Studies in the Arts, Arizona State University, Gary Hill, conductor, Centaur, 2002.
Nakai Fourth World, R. Carlos Nakai, Native American flute, Canyon Symphony, Robert Moody, conductor, Canyon Records, 2002, Principal Horn. Nominated for a Grammy award in the New Age category; for more information and audio samples from this CD visit the Canyon Records website.
PBQ CD cover The Art of Brass (brass compositions and transcriptions of Arthur Frackenpohl), The Potsdam Brass Quintet, Mark Custom, 2002. 
"Impressive technique ... exceptional musicality...."
The Horn Call
AUDIO SAMPLE:
Rondo from Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 (short)
AUDIO SAMPLE:
Blues from Frackenpohl Quintet No. 1 (longer)
For another audio sample and a description of this CD please visit the recording page of the Potsdam Brass Quintet website. Several audio samples from this CD may also be heard in an April 17, 2002 interview that may be accessed at North Country Public Radio Online.
Nashville Symphony CD cover Dvorak and Amram (Dvorak, Symphony No. 9 and Amram, Kokopelli), The Nashville Symphony, Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor, Magna Tone, 1997, Third Horn.

Studio work, Nashville, TN, 1991-98. Numerous "Gospel" and "Jingle" sessions with the Nashville String Machine (Carl Gorodetzky, contractor) and others. Recordings included a portion of the score of the movie Anastasia (Fox, 1997).

Pied Piper Fantasy, James Galway, Flute, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron, conductor, RCA, 1987, Principal Horn.

Carnival, Wynton Marsalis, Cornet, Eastman Wind Ensemble, Donald Hunsberger, conductor, CBS Masterworks, 1987, Second Horn.

Valente CD cover Benita Valente at Eastman, Volume II, Benita Valente, Soprano, Eastman Philharmonia, David Effron, conductor, Pantheon, 1987, Principal Horn.

Rudolf Friml: Chansonette, Eastman-Dryden Orchestra, Donald Hunsberger, conductor, Arabesque, 1986, Second Horn.

Victor Herbert: The American Girl, Eastman-Dryden Orchestra, Donald Hunsberger, conductor, Arabesque, 1986, Second Horn.


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