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Brass Instruments: Organizations & Journals

Basic resources for finding information on and music for brass instruments


The International Horn Society was formed in June 1970 at the Second International Horn Workshop in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. The IHS dedicated to performance, teaching, composition, research, and the preservation and promotion of the horn as a musical instrument. The IHS is *the* organization for horn players. Here's a sample of what you can find on this site:

  • Jobs
  • Workshops
  • Symposiums
  • Competitions
  • Excerpts with score & audio
  • Biographies of horn players
  • Music for purchase
  • Links to other horn societies, articles online, and blogs



Horn Call

  • Published by the International Horn Society
  • A complete run beginning with v.1 (1971) can be found in the Lucille Caudill Little Fine Arts Library at ML1.H617
  • Access full-text online beginning with v.36 (2006) at EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete