The ASU Horn Studio

The Arizona State University Horn Studio
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ASU Horn Day 2018 Featuring Javier Bonet
The place to be on February 3, 2018, is Katzin Concert hall at ASU, where we will have a horn day featuring the Spanish horn soloist Javier Bonet. His recital program at 2:30 will be the closing event of the day which will begin at 9:30. For more information on the event see the Facebook page: For more on Javier Bonet see his website:

New Editions from Dr. Ericson
Dr. Ericson is updating his series of publications through Horn Notes Edition, with six coming out in updated Kindle editions in early 2018. More information may be found at

Orchestra to feature many works with great horn parts over 2017-18!
Some highlights include:

September 16 -- Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade
October 6 -- Stravinsky: Pulcinella
November 9 -- Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet selections
January 26 -- Dvorak: Symphony No. 9
March 1 -- Beethoven: Symphony No. 5
March 28 -- Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique
April 26 -- Mahler: Symphony No. 1

Upcoming recitals this semesterW-241
February 17, Ryan Everson, 7:30, Recital Hall
March 2, Jackie Fazekas, 5:00, Recital Hall
March 20, Parker Kaufmann, 7:30, Katzin
March 21, Alex Moxley, 7:30, Katzin
March 24, Jeremy Ulm, 5:00, Recital Hall
April 8, Alexis Lovelady, 12:00, Katzin

Studio guest residency, Spring, 2018
We are pleased to have Leslie Norton, Principal Horn of the Nashville Symphony, on campus for a residency on Monday, March 26. Her day will include master classes and coachings.

Some current and former student accomplishments
**DMA horn students Alexis Lovelady and Juli Buxbaum were both semi-finalists in the university division of the prestigious International Horn Competition of America in August.
**Alex Austin (BM, 2014) won a position as a horn player in the Navy Fleet Band.

Dr. Ericson -- Podcast Series
In 2016 Ericson launched a video podcast series focusing on innovations and recent publications in the horn world. The original video series may be accessed here: In the Fall of 2017 he started updating the series so that most of it could be posted to be accessed on iTunes, etc. The main page for the podcast series is here:

Rescued! A Recent CD...
Dr. Ericson recorded a third solo CD during the summer of 2015 which was released in the fall of 2016 on the Summit label. Titled Rescued! Forgotten works for the nineteenth-century horn, the following works are on the CD, which is performed on a period 19th century valved horn, as seen on the cover:Rescued! CD

  • Serenade, Op. 20 – Louis Bödecker
  • Sonata, Op. 7 – Hermann Eichborn
  • Resignation, Op. 16 – Charles Eisner
  • Lied ohne Worte, Op. 2 – Oscar Franz
  • Gondellied, Op. 15 – Karl Matys
  • Am Abend, Op. 71 – B. Ed. Müller
  • Melancholie, Op. 68 – B. Ed. Müller
  • Nocturno, Op. 73 – B. Ed. Müller
  • Wiegenlied, Op. 69, No. 1 – B. Ed. Müller
  • Lied ohne Worte – Josef Richter
  • Sonate, Op. 347 – Fritz Spindler

For more on the entire recording project see a series of articles on Horn Matters that starts here:

Watch the Horn Choir Perform
Our entire November 5, 2016 concert (jointly with the ASU tuba studio) may be seen here:

Become a Fan on Facebook
Check us out at Current and former students, and really anyone interested in horn at ASU, are welcomed to become fans.

For more ASU brass...
Be sure to also check out the ASU Trombone Studio website and the ASU Tuba-Euphonium Studio website; both are excellent resources and give another view of study in the brass studios at Arizona State.

Updated 1/6/2018

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