Shopping for music gear can be overwhelming. Where do you start? Who can you trust? At Houghton Horns, we specialize in helping brass players sound better and feel more confident. Our unique approach is tailored to your needs and aspirations from the very beginning. And with a team comprised of professional musicians, educators and craftsmen, nobody rivals our expertise.
Resources and Media
- Why is the French horn so hard to play?
- 15 Essential Solos for the Aspiring Trombonist
- Top 20 Solo Works Every Horn Player Should Have in their Library!
- Why Do French Horn Players Have Their Hand in the Bell?
- How Do I Oil My French Horn?
- Conical or Cylindrical Brass – and Who Cares!?
- 15 Must-Have Solos for the High School Horn Player
- What’s That Spot? Identifying Marks on Your Brass Instrument
- How Do I Change the String on My French Horn?
- How to Choose a Horn Mute
Yamaha Trumpets at Houghton Horns
2021-2022 TMEA All-State Trumpet Etude #1 - No. 7 by Arban
2021-2022 TMEA All-State Trumpet Etude #2 - No. 12 by Arban
2021-2022 TMEA All-State Trumpet Etude #3 - No. 9 by Arban
2021-2022 ATSSB All-State Trumpet Etude #1 - Largo cantabile by Gatti
2021-2022 ATSSB All-State Trumpet Etude #2 - Vivace by Böhme
What should I use? Double, Descant, or Triple Horn?
2021-2022 ATSSB All-State French Horn Etude #1 - No. 46 by Kopprasch
Houghton Horns mouthpieces possess a special external profile and a uniquely-balanced rim, cup, bore, backbore, and shank. Designed by Mark Houghton and Derek Wright and manufactured by Dave Houser.