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Dr. Ericson and 2019 horn graduate Aliyah Qualls both featured in ASU Now!
Within a week of each other ASU Now had two features related to the
horn studio. The most recent was on Aliyah Qualls,
Music graduate hopes to have positive impact on students
read this article and learn more of her story and how horn study at ASU fit
with her goals -- and congratulations and best wishes in all your future
endeavors Aliyah! And just days earlier Dr. Ericson was featured,
Music professor receives international award for major contribution
to art of horn playing
This article relates to his being awarded (along with
Richard Seraphinoff and Randy Gardner) the Punto Award by the IHS in the
summer of 2018. Both articles mention the Horn Matters website, one
that has deeply impacted the horn world and will be celebrating their tenth
anniversary in the fall of 2019.
Times are changing for the ASU Trumpet
Regents Professor of trumpet David Hickman retires after a
long and very successful career at the end of the Spring semester of 2019.
In his place we are excited that Joe Burgstaller will be joining the ASU
faculty! Looking forward to all the opportunities this brings, with
anticipation in particular of a revitalized brass chamber music program.
We are excited about the International
Women's Brass Conference!
To be held May 21-25 on the
campus of Arizona State University. It is not too late to make your plans
and attend! More info:
We are on Instagram!
Check out ASU Horn Studio asuhornstudio on Instagram for views
of the horn studio and more!
Orchestra to feature many works with
great horn parts during the 2019-20 school year!
Some highlights include:
Beethoven--Symphony No. 6
Dvorak--Symphony No. 8
Mahler--Symphony No. 2
Shostakovich--Symphony No. 5
And much more! Not to mention there are some major wind band works planned as
well. Plenty of great music to play!
More than 20
years of Horn Articles Online
Yes, it is true!
Horn Articles Online was launched in the fall of
1998. The site has seen several updates recently and if you have not checked
it in a while be sure to visit.
ASU horn grads
winning jobs for Fall, 2018
Juli Buxbaum joined the faculty at Arkansas State University in
Jonesboro, Arkansas this past fall as the Instructor of Horn. She graduated with
her DMA from ASU this past spring semester and was one of the horn TAs.
This being in addition to DMA student and TA Alexis Lovelady winning a
position this past spring in the United States Air Force Heritage of
America Band, based at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia. ASU is a great
place to study horn!
editions from Dr. Ericson
Dr. Ericson has updated his
series of publications through Horn Notes Edition, with seven books coming out in
updated and very affordable Kindle editions in early 2018! More information may be found at
Beyond those, he has also updated several of his
sheet music publications (etudes, chamber works) and they are now being sold
through IHS Music
Become a fan on Facebook
Check us out at
http://www.facebook.com/AsuHornStudio. 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.
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