The Master Series for Horn -pdf
THE MASTER SERIES FOR HORN
By James Decker
A digital pdf of the 126 page manual divided into three sections:
Eleven drills with variations encompassing the many disciplines required to become a professional,
A section of sixty excerpts of the most often asked for in auditions, and
A ten etude group section to be used in a ensemble format.
MASTER SERIES FOR HORN:
THE LEADING EDGE IN AUDITION PREPARATION
It has been determined that the most important time in the life of a serious young classically trained musician is the moment when he/she goes to perform an audition. Conservatories and universities make an effort to successfully prepare their students for the positions which will establish their careers and provide them with supporting income. The process includes a concentrated effort to have the ability to perform these prominent excerpts professionally.
Orchestras increasingly expect experience with entire compositions as well as expertise with the excerpts called for in the auditions. Thirty orchestra audition lists were used in compiling the orchestral excerpts included in Master Series for Horn. Master Series for Horn contains the most frequently-requested orchestral audition excerpts for principal horn, and includes excerpts for 2nd, 3rd and 4th horn as well as group excerpts.
As an added bonus, Master Series for Horn includes drills and etudes geared to build and reinforce horn techniques necessary for mastering the orchestral excerpts. Included are both individual and group exercises. Master Series for Horn can be used as a complete horn study method for the beginner through the advanced student.