In an effort to grow, all young horn players must take the time to focus on horn specific tasks necessary to become efficient. This is the challenging stuff: articulations, slurs, range extension, lip trills, etc.
The most challenging part is trusting the process and starting slow. Check your ego at the practice room door. These obligatory exercises take a very, very long time to develop, like… years!
If you are interested in what I have my university students work on, please click on the link below:
This site is constantly being updated. If a hyperlink is inactive, I am currently updating the exercise.
Extended Low Flow Warmup – Minor
The Harmonic Series
Slur and Interval Studies
Interval Study #1
Major – 2 octaves
Interval Study #2
Minor – 2 octaves
Interval Study #3
Do not be surpassed by those who want it more.