Horn Library

Learn to play the Horn well through accessible instruction and self-paced curriculum. Following the professional step-by-step instruction, intermediate players will learn to enhance your already developing Horn technique through the advanced library of video lessons. There’s something for every player in the Horn Library.

Overview

The cinematic sounds of the Horn make it one of the most popular instruments in homes, classrooms, and on the silver screen. Learn to create this characteristic sound right from the start through the sequential instruction in the Horn Library. The MusicProfessor instructors will lead you from opening your case for the first time through performing intermediate-level solos and etudes, all at your own pace and on any device.

This video library is perfect for:
  • First-time players ready to get playing
  • Intermediate instrumentalists looking to hone their performance skills
  • All players interested in self-paced, authentic instruction
In this library you’ll learn:
  • Instrument care and proper body position
  • How to hold the instrument and make your first sounds
  • Instrument-specific techniques to enhance your playing
  • Intermediate and advanced techniques and repertoire

Curriculumn

Level 1 Horn

By Heather Test
  • 0 Lessons
  • Heather Test
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Parts of the Instrument
  • Lesson 3: Horn Maintenance pt. I
  • Lesson 4: Horn Maintenance pt. II
  • Lesson 5: Horn Maintenance pt. III
  • Lesson 6: Necessary Tools
  • Lesson 7: Maintenance Frequency
  • Lesson 8: Taking Care of Your Horn
  • Lesson 9: Review
  • Lesson 10: Intro
  • Lesson 11: Recap
  • Lesson 12: Embouchure
  • Lesson 13: Air
  • Lesson 14: Mouthpiece Placement
  • Lesson 15: Troubleshooting Embouchure
  • Lesson 16: Sirens
  • Lesson 17: Exercise - Combining Sirens
  • Lesson 18: Articulations
  • Lesson 19: Review
  • Lesson 20: Intro
  • Lesson 21: Recap
  • Lesson 22: Posture
  • Lesson 23: Playing Position
  • Lesson 24: Right Hand Technique
  • Lesson 25: Tuning
  • Lesson 26: The Musical Alphabet
  • Lesson 27: First Notes
  • Lesson 28: Troubleshooting Notes
  • Lesson 29: Home Note
  • Lesson 30: Exercise - Changing Notes
  • Lesson 31: Note G
  • Lesson 32: Note E
  • Lesson 33: Note C
  • Lesson 34: Review
  • Lesson 35: Intro
  • Lesson 36: Recap
  • Lesson 37: Slurs and Skips
  • Lesson 38: Note F
  • Lesson 39: Exercise - Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 40: Note D
  • Lesson 41: Exercise - Getting to Know D
  • Lesson 42: Exercise - Expanded Range
  • Lesson 43: Melody - 'Mary Had a Little Lamb'
  • Lesson 44: Staff
  • Lesson 45: Melody - 'Mary Had a Little Lamb'
  • Lesson 46: Note A
  • Lesson 47: Exercise - Getting to Know A
  • Lesson 48: Review
  • Lesson 49: Intro
  • Lesson 50: Warm Up Routine
  • Lesson 51: Melody - 'London Bridge'
  • Lesson 52: Melody - 'London Bridge Notation'
  • Lesson 53: Melody - 'London Bridge'
  • Lesson 54: Melody - 'Old MacDonald'
  • Lesson 55: Melody - 'Old MacDonald'
  • Lesson 56: Review
  • Lesson 57: Intro
  • Lesson 58: Recap
  • Lesson 59: Note F#
  • Lesson 60: Exercise - Getting to Know F#
  • Lesson 61: Sharps and Naturals
  • Lesson 62: Exercise - Getting to Know F# on the Staff
  • Lesson 63: Melody - 'Mary Had a Little Lamb'
  • Lesson 64: Note Bb
  • Lesson 65: The Flat Sign
  • Lesson 66: Exercise - Getting to Know Bb
  • Lesson 67: Accidentals
  • Lesson 68: Rhythmic Notation
  • Lesson 69: Exercise - Reading Rhythm
  • Lesson 70: Exercise - Reading Rhythm
  • Lesson 71: Key Signatures
  • Lesson 72: Melody - 'Yankee Doodle'
  • Lesson 73: 3-4 Time
  • Lesson 74: Melody - 'German Waltz
  • Lesson 75: Melody - 'German Waltz'
  • Lesson 76: Review
  • Lesson 77: Intro
  • Lesson 78: Recap
  • Lesson 79: Note B
  • Lesson 80: Exercise - Getting to Know B
  • Lesson 81: Melody - 'Mary Had a Little Lamb'
  • Lesson 82: Note C
  • Lesson 83: Exercise - Getting to Know C
  • Lesson 84: Intro to Scales
  • Lesson 85: Scale C Major
  • Lesson 86: Note Low B
  • Lesson 87: Exercise - Getting to Know Low B
  • Lesson 88: Note Low A
  • Lesson 89: Exercise - Getting to Know Low A
  • Lesson 90: Note Low G
  • Lesson 91: Exercise - Getting to Know Low G
  • Lesson 92: Troubleshooting Low Notes
  • Lesson 93: Scale G Major
  • Lesson 94: Melody - 'Camptown Races'
  • Lesson 95: Melody - Camptown Races
  • Lesson 96: Review
  • Lesson 97: Intro
  • Lesson 98: Recap
  • Lesson 99: Introducing Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 100: Harmonic Series Fingerings
  • Lesson 101: The Way Things Work
  • Lesson 102: Exercise - Lip Slurs Descending
  • Lesson 103: Exercise - Lip Slurs Ascending
  • Lesson 104: Exercise - Lip Slurs Up and Down
  • Lesson 105: Exercise - Lip Slurs in Octaves
  • Lesson 106: Exercise - Lip Slurs in Octaves Up and Down
  • Lesson 107: Exercise - Extending the Low Register
  • Lesson 108: Bath Time Intro
  • Lesson 109: Taking the Horn Apart
  • Lesson 110: Next Steps
  • Lesson 111: Cleaning the Small Parts
  • Lesson 112: Putting it Back Together
  • Lesson 113: Charge!
  • Lesson 114: Intro
  • Lesson 115: Recap
  • Lesson 116: Note C#
  • Lesson 117: Note D#
  • Lesson 118: Exercise - Intro to the Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 119: Note G#
  • Lesson 120: Note A#
  • Lesson 121: Enharmonics
  • Lesson 122: Exercise - Intro to the Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 123: Exercise - Intro to the Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 124: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 125: Exercise - Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 126: Exercise - Reading Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 127: Exercise - Reading Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 128: Exercise - Chromatic Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 129: Melody - 'Humoresque'
  • Lesson 130: Review

Level 2 Horn Solos

By Heather Test
  • 131 Lessons
  • Heather Test
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Form
  • Lesson 3: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 4: Section A - Rhythm
  • Lesson 5: Section A - Notes
  • Lesson 6: Section A - Put Together
  • Lesson 7: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 8: Section A - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 9: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 10: Section B - Ties
  • Lesson 11: Section B - Rhythm
  • Lesson 12: Section B - Notes
  • Lesson 13: Section B - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 14: Roadmap
  • Lesson 15: Tag
  • Lesson 16: Performance Run Through
  • Lesson 17: Introduction
  • Lesson 18: 6-8 Time
  • Lesson 19: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 20: Section A - Count and Clap
  • Lesson 21: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 22: Section A - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 23: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 24: Section B - Notes
  • Lesson 25: Section B - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 26: Section C - Run Through
  • Lesson 27: Section C - Notes
  • Lesson 28: Section C - Counting and Clapping
  • Lesson 29: Section C - Style
  • Lesson 30: Section C - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 31: Roadmap
  • Lesson 32: Coda - Run Through
  • Lesson 33: Coda - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 34: Performance Run Through
  • Lesson 35: Introduction
  • Lesson 36: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 37: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 38: Section A - Andante Sostenuto
  • Lesson 39: Section A - Ritard and Rallentando
  • Lesson 40: Section A - Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 41: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 42: Section B - Intro
  • Lesson 43: Section B - Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Lesson 44: Section B - Accidentals
  • Lesson 45: Section B - Rhythm Variation
  • Lesson 46: Section B - Road Map
  • Lesson 47: Performance Run Through

Level 2 Horn

By Heather Test
  • 179 Lessons
  • Heather Test
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Warm Up
  • Lesson 3: Warm Up - Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 4: Recap
  • Lesson 5: Note C#
  • Lesson 6: Exercise - Getting to Know C#
  • Lesson 7: Note D
  • Lesson 8: Exercise - Getting to Know D
  • Lesson 9: Scale D Major
  • Lesson 10: Melody - 'Forte'
  • Lesson 11: Bb Major Scale
  • Lesson 12: Melody 2.1 - Bach Minuet
  • Lesson 13: Review
  • Lesson 14: Intro
  • Lesson 15: Recap
  • Lesson 16: Note F
  • Lesson 17: Exercise - Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 18: Exercise - Getting to Know F
  • Lesson 19: Scale F Major
  • Lesson 20: Why We Use Dynamics
  • Lesson 21: Relating Dynamics
  • Lesson 22: Exercise - Dynamics
  • Lesson 23: Exercise - Dynamics
  • Lesson 24: Note Eb
  • Lesson 25: Exercise - Getting to Know Eb
  • Lesson 26: Exercise - Getting to Know Eb
  • Lesson 27: Scale Eb Major
  • Lesson 28: Exercise - Scales with Dynamics
  • Lesson 29: Exercise - Dotted Quarter + Eighth
  • Lesson 30: Exercise - Dotted Quarter + Eighth
  • Lesson 31: Exercise - Dotted Quarter + Eighth
  • Lesson 32: Melody - 'My Country'
  • Lesson 33: Review
  • Lesson 34: Intro
  • Lesson 35: Recap
  • Lesson 36: Accents
  • Lesson 37: Exercise - Accents
  • Lesson 38: Melody - 'Symphony No. 7'
  • Lesson 39: Articulations
  • Lesson 40: Exercise - Tenuto and Staccato
  • Lesson 41: Exercise - Staccato
  • Lesson 42: Exercise - Eighth Rests
  • Lesson 43: Melody - 'Academic Overture' with Pickup Notes
  • Lesson 44: Scale Ab Major
  • Lesson 45: Scale Db Major
  • Lesson 46: Review
  • Lesson 47: Intro
  • Lesson 48: Recap
  • Lesson 49: 16th Notes
  • Lesson 50: Exercise - 16th Notes
  • Lesson 51: Exercise - 16th Note Scales
  • Lesson 52: Exercise - 16th Notes Continued
  • Lesson 53: Scale A Major
  • Lesson 54: Note E
  • Lesson 55: Exercise - Getting to Know E
  • Lesson 56: Scale E Major
  • Lesson 57: Melody - 'Adagio'
  • Lesson 58: Melody - 'Andante'
  • Lesson 59: Melody - 'Allegro'
  • Lesson 60: Review
  • Lesson 61: Intro
  • Lesson 62: Recap
  • Lesson 63: Breathing
  • Lesson 64: Sip Breath
  • Lesson 65: Note Gb-F#
  • Lesson 66: Exercise - Getting to Know Gb-F#
  • Lesson 67: Scale Gb Major
  • Lesson 68: Scale F# Major
  • Lesson 69: Exercise - Advanced 16th Notes
  • Lesson 70: Melody - Academic Overture
  • Lesson 71: Exercise - Dotted Eighths
  • Lesson 72: Exercise - Rhythm Craziness
  • Lesson 73: Exercise - Rhythm Challenge
  • Lesson 74: Exercise - Rhythm Super Challenge
  • Lesson 75: Breath Marks and Phrasing
  • Lesson 76: Breath Marks in Music
  • Lesson 77: Melody - 'Star Spangled Banner'
  • Lesson 78: Note Low E
  • Lesson 79: Note Low Eb
  • Lesson 80: Note Low D
  • Lesson 81: Exercise - Getting to Know E, Eb, and D
  • Lesson 82: Review
  • Lesson 83: Intro
  • Lesson 84: Recap
  • Lesson 85: Melody - 'Toreador'
  • Lesson 86: Exercise - Cut Time
  • Lesson 87: Melody - 'Twinkle in Cut Time'
  • Lesson 88: Exercise - Syncopation
  • Lesson 89: Melody - 'Russian Sailor Dance'
  • Lesson 90: Scale B Major
  • Lesson 91: Note F
  • Lesson 92: Note F#
  • Lesson 93: Exercise - Getting to Know F and F#
  • Lesson 94: Exercise - Getting to Know F and F#
  • Lesson 95: Review
  • Lesson 96: Intro
  • Lesson 97: Recap
  • Lesson 98: Exercise - Triplets
  • Lesson 99: Melody - 'Pilgrims Chorus'
  • Lesson 100: Exercise - Other Triplet Rhythms
  • Lesson 101: Exercise - Rhythm Challenge
  • Lesson 102: Note G
  • Lesson 103: Exercise - Getting to Know G
  • Lesson 104: High Register
  • Lesson 105: 6-8 Time
  • Lesson 106: Melody - 'Over the River'
  • Lesson 107: Note C#-Db
  • Lesson 108: Note C
  • Lesson 109: Exercise - Getting to Know C# and C
  • Lesson 110: Exercise - Getting to Know C# and C
  • Lesson 111: Review
  • Lesson 112: Intro
  • Lesson 113: Recap
  • Lesson 114: Melody - 'Johnny'
  • Lesson 115: Melody - 'Sorcerer'
  • Lesson 116: Melody - 'Merry Widow Waltz'
  • Lesson 117: Exercise - Chromatic Variations
  • Lesson 118: Exercise - Chromatic Variations
  • Lesson 119: Exercise - Chromatic Variations
  • Lesson 120: Finding the Center of the Pitch
  • Lesson 121: Finding the Center of the Pitch, Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 122: Finding the Center of the Pitch, Slides
  • Lesson 123: Melody - 'Long, Long Ago'
  • Lesson 124: Melody - 'Long, Long Ago'
  • Lesson 125: Standing and Playing
  • Lesson 126: Review

Level 3 Horn Etudes

By Heather Test
  • 306 Lessons
  • Heather Test