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How to learn to play French Horn

Obviously the first step would be to take French Horn classes… We have many choices for you under French Horn Lessons where you will be able to find all kinds of French Horn tuition. When choosing your French Horn teacher, you should be looking at their experience in teaching, the reviews they’ve received and the amount of recognition they give their students.


Learn to play French Horn for fun

If you’re not interested in taking exams you will want to make sure the French Horn lessons are available in your favourite genre. The most important thing is to know why you want to learn French Horn and what you want to achieve.


Learning how to play French Horn must be an enjoyable experience because like any musical instrument you will need to practice a lot. This is why we encourage all our French Horn teachers to set achievable goals for their students and give you praise when you achieve them!


Adult French Horn Lessons for Beginners

It’s never too late to learn to play French Horn! Our French Horn teachers will be able to take you through step by step French Horn lessons on how to play the French Horn, as many of them have experience in French Horn lessons for adults.

Did you know you can also search for French Horn lessons & teachers using CAZ in the United KingdomUSAAustralia & New Zealand too?

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Karen Hough , French Horn Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Karen studied French Horn with Richard Ely at the University of Victoria where she earned her Bachelor of Music degree. She then spent a year in the Orchestral Training Program at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. She went on to Yale University where she received her Master of Music Degree and was the first French Horn player ever to receive Yale’s prestigious Artist’s Diploma. Karen was an “Artist in Residence” at the Banff Centre for the Arts for a year before embarking on a performance career in Toronto. She was principal Horn of the Toronto Sinfonietta as well as the North York Symphony. She also performed with many orchestras in and around the Toronto area including Orchestra London, the Hamilton Philharmonic, the Windsor Symphony, the National Ballet of Canada, Phantom of the Opera, Toronto Operetta Theatre, the Niagara Symphony as well as the Mississigua Sinfonia. Summer festivals Karen has attended have included the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute, Kent/Blossom Festival, Aspen Music Festival, the Banff Summer Festivaland the Boris Brott Summer Music Festival. She has taught French Horn at St Andrews College in Ontario and has been on faculty of the Kamloops Interior Summer School of Music and the Pacific Coast School of Music. Karen relocated to the West Coast where she is a member of the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy and the Vancouver Island Symphony. She also performs regularly with the Victoria Jazz Orchestra,(formerly the Monday Night Big Band), the Gilbert and Sullivan Society and various other shows. Karen is an avid chamber musician and is a member of Ensemble Pacifica and the Vancouver Island Chamber Ensemble (VICE). She also has a busy teaching studio and is currently on faculty at the Nanaimo Conservatory Marsha Elliott, Flute Canadian flutist Marsha Elliott is an acclaimed soloist, chamber musician and educator. As a performer Marsha has toured throughout Canada and the US and has been seen and heard on national television and radio. Marsha holds a B.Mus. in Performance from the University of Toronto and a M.Mus. in Performance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she studied with soloists Susan Hoeppner and Carol Wincenc respectively. Marsha also spent a transformative year in the Professional Winter Residency Program at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Her past teachers and mentors have included Julius Baker, Emmanuel Pahud and Jeanne Baxtresser among others. Marsha is an alumna of the Conservatory and joined the Teaching Faculty in 2004. Marsha’s teaching includes private lessons, group instruction, building innovative masterclass series’ including the flute intensive September Savvy and January Jump-Start, adjudicating exams and recitals for post-secondary students in the Camosun Program and more. In 2011 Marsha created the Island Flute Guild, a Facebook community with the idea of uniting and inspiring flutists from Victoria and beyond. The IFG allows for announcements of upcoming events, concerts, masterclasses and summer workshops and currently has about 800 local, domestic and international flutists in the group. Please check out the Group at: Marsha also plays and performs with small ensembles made up of dear friends and colleagues in the Victoria area. Marsha is involved in groups actively serving the musical needs of some of Victoria’s more vulnerable populations. This includes her recent appointment to the innovative “From Breakfast to Beethoven” group: a brand new project spearheaded by people passionately engaged in meeting both the nutritional and musical needs of children in local public “urban” schools. Joanne Allers, Trumpet Joanne Allers, B.Ed, M.Mus. has been an advocate of music performance and education for trumpet students since learning to play trumpet in Grade 7 Band, in Alberta. A graduate of the U of A with a B.Ed., she also attended classes at Northwestern University and completed a Master of Music degree at Northern Illinois University. While studying in Chicago, she was privileged to study with Luther Didrickson and Vincent Cichowicz, NU, Will Scarlett of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, with the renowned Arnold Jacobs, also formerly of the CSO, with Dr. Mark Ponzo (Eastman School of Music), and Mrs. Barbara Butler, current trumpet professor at Rice University, Houston. Mrs. Allers has performed with diverse groups, including brass quintets in Edmonton, Chicago and Calgary, the Altius Brass of Calgary, the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, and currently, with the Meridiem Wind Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra, both of Victoria. Joanne teaches a large trumpet studio of many ages at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and teaches Middle School Band at St. Patrick’s Elementary School. When she isn’t teaching music or performing, she enjoys gardening, hiking, and west coast activities with her family. Monik Nordine, Sax/clar As one of BC’s top soprano and alto jazz saxophonists, Monik Nordine has a powerful, lyrical, and impressive command of the saxophone. She has received several prestigious arts awards and performed on the JUNO-nominated Cruel Yet Fair, with the Hard Rubber Orchestra. Monik has shared the stage with award-winning musicians Hugh Fraser, Campbell Ryga, Michael Buble, Rob McConnell, Tommy Banks, Brad Turner and many other high-profile artists. Monik has toured Canada widely performing in the Montreal, Regina, Calgary, Vancouver, Victoria, and Medicine Hat jazz festivals. She has also toured with Canadian greats Pat Coleman and Mike Allen, not to mention Hugh Fraser’s VEJI. Monik holds a Master’s Degree in Jazz Performance and Composition from McGill University and teachers saxophone, combo, ear training and jazz history at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. In 2016 she was commissioned by Vancouver Island University to write for the VIU Jazz Ensemble.

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