I Play French Horn

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    I play french horn for my high school band.

    I hate it. We always get the worst parts, there so boring. Why cant we get melody every once in awhile. It ****** me off.
    Grantt821 Grantt821
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Feb 9, 2014


    In the Stadtkappelle Germering and previously in the Motherwell Symphonic band.
    g24 g24
    31-35, F
    Sep 17, 2007

    I Miss Playing

    I used to play for hours everyday, but as I've gotten older, I find that I just don't have the time to play anymore.  Sometimes I get out the horn, and I get so frustrated at not being able to play like I used to.  I miss playing in groups.  I miss being a part of...
    sugnim sugnim
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Aug 23, 2008

    Double Tonguing

    So, I'm playing Die Fladermaus, which is great and all except anyone who knows the piece would realize that it's very fast. It requires double tonguing. I don't have the courage to ask a trumpeter, so, any advice?
    Adadastralgi Adadastralgi
    Mar 12, 2012

    Struggling To Grow

    I've been playing horn for about 5 years now, and, recently, have become quite serious about it. I just find it really frustrating that I don't seem to be getting anywhere. I practice for at least an hour and a half each day, and I practice well. I have an amazing teacher, and...
    invisiblepencil invisiblepencil
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2009
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