Workshops, Lectures & Clinics

Overview of Lectures, Workshops and Lecture-Performances:

Only workshops approved on 26-02-2019 figure on this list. More workshops, lectures and lecture-recitals will beannounced during the next months.

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Lectures marked with * part of the Historical Horn Conference (open to all IHS51 participants)


Michelle Stebleton (US)

I play Modern Horn- Why would I bother with playing the Natural Horn?

Monday 13:45-14:15 – Exh. 1


dr. Kim Rooney Hagelstein (US)

A New Generation of Hornist-Composers: Celebrating Contributions to our Solo Repertoire Since 2005

Monday 14:30 – 15:00 – exh. 1


Steven Schaughency (DE)

Horn Performance Practice in Various Jazz Styles: No Improvisation Needed!

Tuesday 17:00-18:00 – Exh. 1


Michelle Garasi (US)

Horn 101: Spoken in Teen and Tween

Tuesday 18:00-18:30 – exh. 1


Katherine McLuskie-Ciment (US)

The Global Horn – the influence of the horn in the world at large

Wednesday 19:00-20:00 – Forum (+catered reception TBC)


Jeroen Billiet (BE)

Brave Belgians! Ghentian horn players and the “lyrical” style, 1872-1962*

Wednesday 10:30-12:30 – Auditorium Goethals


Vincent Andrieux (FR)

The Very First Recording of a Wind Quintet:

a New Look on the French Wind School during the Belle Epoque*

Wednesday 10:30-12:30-Auditorium Goethals


Aviram Freiberg (IL)

Tchaikovsky’s writing for the horn and the emerging Russian school of horn playing*

Wednesday 10 :30-12 :30 -Auditorium Goethals


Richard Seraphinoff (US)

The Reconstruction of Baroque, Classical and Romantic Horns*

Wednesday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Isabel Osselaere (BE)

Decorated Horn Bells in 19th Century Paris: an analysis of techniques and materials*

Wednesday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Stefaan Verdegem, Bart Aerbeydt, Mark De Merlier (BE)

What You See Is (not always) What You Get: the Eichentopf horn and other Leipzig Bach wind instruments reconsidered.*

Wednesday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Ulrich Hübner (D) and Martin Mürner (CH)

Bells Up: the way you always wanted to play Mozart, but were afraid to do*

Thursday 09:30-10:15 – Auditorium Goethals


Pepe Reche (ES)

The Petrides Brothers in Barcelona: Two Bohemian Hornists at Barcelona’s Opera House (1794-1798*

Thursday 11:15-12:30 – Auditorium Goethals


Taylor Townsend (US/ES)

Just put your lips together and blow! Buzzing” throughout the horn pedagogy of the 19th century*

Thursday 11:15-12:30 – Auditorium Goethals


Marlane Campbell (AU)

Historically Informed Horn Performance in the Early Eighteenth Century Tradition*

Thursday 11:15-12:30 – Auditorium Goethals


Daniel Lienhard (CH)

20th Century Compositions for Natural or Hunting Horns*

Thursday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Teunis Van der Zwart- Amsterdam Conservatory (NL)

Beethoven and the Cor Basse*

Thursday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Chris Larkin (UK)

The Hunting Horn in France –from the Roncevaux to the Revolution*

Thursday 15:00-17:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Corrine Edom

Moving Your Horn Through the Storm Clouds: How Depression and Anxiety Can Affect Your Playing

Thursday 15:15-16:00 – Mengal Auditorium


Eli Epstein (US)

MRI horn: the inside Story: Pedagogy informed by Science

Thursday 17:30-19:00-Auditorium Goethals


Bruce Richards (BE)

“Breath and Believe”: Mental techniques for audition and concert preparation.

Friday 09:00-10:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Nicolle Deuvall

Adopting a Growth Mindset in Music

Friday 9:15-9:45 – Jansenius


dr. Kim Hagelstein (US)

a new Generation of Hornist-Composers

Monday 1 July 14:30-15:00 in Exh. 1


Dr. Kristen Sienkiewicz

Transcribing for Horn: The Fine Art of Borrowing

Wednesday 3 July, 17:00-17:30 in Jansenius




Tommi Hyytinen (FIN)

Playing from the Core –new Method for the Horn (lecture & workshop)

Monday 14:45-16:30 – Exh. 1


Dr. Amy Thakurdas (UK)

Focal Dystonia Workshop

Monday 18:00-19:00 –Exh. 1


Francesco Lo Surdo (AU)

Embouchure Injury: a Rehabilitation Journey (lecture & workshop)

Tuesday 09:00-10:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Patrick Hughes (US)

High Chill, An interactive lecture designed to “move on” up easily into the high range.

Tuesday 10:00-11:00 – Auditorium Goethals


Tom Varner (US)

Mass Jazz Improvisation Workshop

Tuesday 13:45-15:15-Exh.1


Lanette Lopez Compton (US)

“Drop the Beat”

Wednesday 8:15-9:00, Jansenius


Katy Ambrose and Lauren Hunt

Performing with a Purpose: Community Engagement That Endures

Wednesday 9:00-10:00 – Jansenius


Jonas Thoms (US)

The Harmonic Series: The Ultimate Teacher and Guide Toward More Efficient and Informed Performance

Time & place TBA


Yoga Lene (SE)

Yoga for Musicians: Moving Horns, con moto liberamente

Wednesday 10:00-11:00 – Jansenius

(possible second outdoors session on Thursday morning – Bisdomplein-


Sissel Morken Gullord (NO)

Horn Playing from the Norwegian Mountains (title TBC)

Wednesday 13:45-14:45-Miry


Ghengis Barbie (US)

DAT Hustle: Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a Barbie?

Thursday 13:45-15:45 – Jansenius


Renée Allen (CA/DE)

Accessing Inspiration, Alexander Technique and use of the breath.

Friday 10:00-11:00 – Jansenius


Ghengis Barbie (US)

Putting the FUN in Fundamentals

Friday 12;15-13:45 – Zwarte Zaal, Campus Bijloke


Johanna Lundy (US)

Get Moving: A Healthy Approach to Horn Playing

Friday 5 July 18:00-19:00




Matthew Mauro (US)

Influence, Sound, and Functional Aesthetic of the Expanded Horn Section in Symphonic Works by Mahler and Strauss (interactive workshop)

Monday 18:00-19:00 Exh 1


Knopf Heritage Quartet Amsterdam (NL)

The Amsterdam School of Hornplaying – the History of the Principal Hornplayers of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Tuesday 14:45-15:45 – Mengal


Peter & Pamela Kurau (US)

“New” works for horn, piano and soprano: Commissions, revisions and adaptations

Tuesday 16:00-17:00 – Mengal


South Florida Chamber Ensemble (US)

Moving Horns into the 21st Century

Wednesday 14:45-15:45 – Jansenius


Anneke Scott (UK)

le neuf-heure-trente, de Paris à Gand-Music from Ghent and Paris*

Wednesday 9:30-10:30-Wijnaert Library


Kathryn Zevenbergen (DE)

Teunis Van der Zwart (NL)

Musical Treasures for Horn in the Lund University Library*

Wednesday 13:45-14:45-Wijnaert Library


Deaf Cat Quartet (US)

A Demonstration of Beginner and Intermediate Horn Quartet Repertoire

Wednesday 16:00-16:30 – Jansenius


dr. Jeffrey Snedeker (US)

Hand and/or Valve?
Meifred, Urbin, Kastner, and Valved Horn Teaching in Paris ca. 1830-1860*

Thursday 14:45-15:30 – Wijnaert Library


Randal Faust (US)

The International Horn Society Composition Contest: Four decades of New Music for Hornists: A Presentation of Significant and Moving Compositions for the Horn

Friday 9:30-10:15 – Miry