Pathways is dedicated to telling the stories of some of our heroes for the french horn. From starting on the instrument, all the way up to the highest levels of our field, we all have one very important thing in common, and that's we all play the horn. What else do we have in common? Listen to find out!
In this episode, host Adam Wolf chats with the legend Dave Krehbiel to discuss his new book, his time with the Chicago Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and San Francisco Symphony. As well as his teaching, studying with Phil Farkas, and retirement. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns, Houghton Horns, and Hampson Horns.…
In this episode, host Adam Wolf chats with 2nd horn of the Jacksonville Symphony, Kate Caliendo. They discuss her career up to this point, her outlook on life and social media, as well as her philosophies on approaching the horn. This episode is sponsored by Houghton Horns and Hampson Horns.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf talks with former associate principal horn of the SF Symphony Nikki Cash. They chat about her diagnosis of dystonia, and how her career and life shifted after realizing what was happening, then moving on from the horn. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns, Hampson Horns, and Houghton Horns.…
In this episode, host Adam Wolf chats with Randy Gardner and JG Miller about the beautiful harmony and similarities between our national past-time baseball, and our passion for the horn. This episode is sponsored by Hampson Horns and Lukas Horns.
In this episode host Adam Wolf chats with Canadian Brass hornist Jeff Nelsen. He is also a horn professor at Indiana University, and has tons of things to talk about so we scratch the surface here with Fearless Performance, Training in Thirds, his life before being a horn celebrity, and his kids are awesome. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns…
Part two of a conversation with Lanette Compton, Jeb Wallace, and Johanna Lundy where we answer listener questions.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf is joined by Lanette Compton of Oklahoma State University, Jeb Wallace of Wichita State University, and Johanna Lundy of the University of Arizona. The four of them discuss the hurdle of teaching during a pandemic, their current lives as players, and their ideas going forward. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns…
In this episode host Adam Wolf sits down with horn player, composer, arranger, teacher, Richard Bissill. They discuss his life up to this point, including the London Philharmonic, London Symphony, Guildhall School, London Horn Sound, Give it One, his compositions and growing up. This monumental episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns, Balu Musik and Ha…
In this episode host Adam Wolf chats with legendary mute maker, mouthpiece maker, horn maker, mellophone maker, and smile maker Ion Balu. They discuss his career as a player, and how being one of the horn worlds busiest creators took over his life and cemented his name in our industry. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns, Hampson Horns, and Ba…
In this episode host Adam Wolf ACTUALLY sits down with Julie Landsman, former Principal horn of the MET, current horn teacher at Julliard and newly appointed teacher at USC. They discuss many things including her teachers, her teachings, her nickname, her time at the MET, her students careers and the 8D. I hope you enjoy! This episode is sponsored …
In this chat, host Adam Wolf sits down with Wei-Ping Chou of the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, to discuss her life coming over from Taiwan, to California, to New York, and landing in her current job in DC. Along the way her auditions, teachers, positions, and of course, her Mario Kart skills. Do enjoy! This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns, Ha…
In this chat, host Adam Wolf is joined by 2nd horn of Dallas Symphony, Haley Hoops. We discuss her winning IHCA, Covid videos, etudes, triathlons, auditions, and all things her career up to this point.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf is joined by principal horn of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Jennifer Montone. They discuss her teaching, her career up to this point, horn choices and much more.
In this chat, host Adam Wolf hangs with Jeff Scott, hornist of Imani Winds, professor at Oberlin, and much more. They discuss his origin onto the horn, and his amazing career up to this point, including Broadway, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Imani, Lion King, and much more.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf sits down with Gerry Wood, Paul Blackstone, Brian Brown, and Jacqueline Adams AKA THE FOUR HORNSMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE HORN QUARTET! These four are amazing horn players, and amazing people! We had a blast and I hope you do too!
In this episode host Adam Wolf interviews hornist and composer Mark Taylor. They discuss coming up as a classical player, becoming a jazz hornist, composing, dystonia, and live after regular playing. I hope you enjoy this wonderful chat!
In this episode host Adam Wolf talks with New York freelancer, American Brass Quintet hornist, and teacher Eric Reed. We discuss his life at Rice, New World, Oregon, Juilliard, Canadian Brass, and American Brass Quintet. Along with all this, his gear, and his approach to teaching young hornists come up in a modern world.…
In this episode, host Adam Wolf chats with Danielle and John about life during Covid, plans for after Covid, pick from some titles to write some new unaccompanied pieces, and just have an overall blast talking about life as a musician in this modern world.
In this episode, Adam chats with Denise Tryon, horn professor at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. They discuss her career up to winning major auditions, Audition Mode, teaching, commissioning low horn works, life, and more.
In this episode Adam chats with Katy Woolley, principal horn of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. We discuss her life up to now, passing time through this crisis, and fun hobbies. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns and Hampson Horns.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf hangs with his friends Chris Castellanos and Brett Hodge. They talk about their reactions to this crisis, nerves, recording, being a soloist, being in an orchestra and much more! This episode is sponsored by Pope Horns, Modacity, Hampson Horns, and Lukas Horns.
In this chat, Adam talks with Dave about his auditions for Berlin and Chicago, and time with the two orchestras, and his life now! This episode sponsored by PopeRepair, Balu Musik, and Lukas Horns.
In this chat, host Adam Wolf chats with David Cooper, principal horn of Chicago Symphony! They discuss his life and career up through his time as principal horn of Dallas Symphony. This episode is sponsored by Lukas Horns and Balu Musik.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf sits down with one of the most interesting people you'll ever meet. We talk about his career, his schooling, his app Modacity, and his beautiful outlook on life. Do enjoy! This episode is sponsored by Modacity.
In the first episode of the "Meet Your Maker" series, host Adam Wolf speaks Dan Vidican of Lukas Horns.
In this episode host Adam Wolf sits down with the amazing British horn player, Martin Owen. They discuss a great many things, including teaching, freelancing, passion projects and wine.
In this episode host Adam Wolf discusses the upbringing, schooling, freelancing, and current life of incredibly versatile hornist David Byrd-Marrow.
In this episode Adam Wolf sits down LIVE at the Southwest Horn Workshop with Jerry Folsom, former principal horn of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and San Diego Symphony.
In this episode, Adam sits down with Arizona State University horn professor John Ericson. They discuss his teachings, his teachers, and his career that lead to his job at ASU. Stay for the bloopers!
Adam sits down with Principal horn of San Diego Symphony, Ben Jaber. Jaber discusses his upbringing as a musician, his time at Rice, Colburn, with the SD Symphony, and studio work.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf sits down with Martin Owen, British hornist. They discuss recording on soundtracks, playing in orchestras, teaching, and his upbringing. Before the interview, Adam talks about one of his teachers passing, Fred Fox.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf sits down with principal horn of Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Chris Gough! They discuss growing up with a musical family, his writing, Prokofiev, auditioning and traveling.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf talks with two members of the Chicago Symphony horn section, Dave Griffin and Oto Carillo. They discuss live leading up to being in the CSO, life outside the CSO, the strike, and their new principal horn.
In this episode, we change format to more of a discusion, with Adam's friends Lizzie Upton, and Allen Fogle. They discuss their lives as horn players, friends, and people in LA.
In this episode Adam sits down with Associate Principal horn of the LA Phil, Jaclyn Rainey. They talk about her starting on horn, through college, auditions, and her new job with the Phil.
This month Adam talks to 3rd horn of the L.A. Philharmonic, Amy Jo Rhine. They discuss her career up to this point, what it's like sitting next to your husband every day, and balancing the multi-faceted career of a modern horn player.
In this episode host Adam Wolf speaks with Annie Bosler, Don Greene, and Kathleen Tesar, the authors of the new book College Prep for Musicians. Wolf and the authors discuss their paths that lead to their careers, and how that lead them to write a "how to" book for students aspiring to attend school for music. This episode is a must listen for teac…
In this episode, Adam sits down with Eli Epstein, Jeff Stockham, and Alex Shuhan during the Mid-South Horn Workshop. Each of these talks are brief, but discuss the topics that make each of these three wonderful people and players so unique.
In this episode host Adam Wolf sits down with the horn section of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Michael Thornton and Kristy Morrell. They discuss their careers as orchestral players, teachers and Kristy's freelance life.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf sits down with pedagogy guru Natalie Douglass. They discuss her recent masterclass tour in January of 2018, as well as NAMM, her teachings, her studies, Fulbright Scholar, ear training and much more!
In this episode, we hear from 3rd horn, and acting associate principal horn of the New York Philharmonic, Leelanee Sterrett. Leelanee discusses her beginnings on the horn, all the way up to today. Pathways is hosted by Adam Wolf, and sponsored by Siegfrieds Call Inc.
In this episode, host Adam Wolf has a casual discussion with the horns of the Seattle Symphony in a LIVE recording at the Northwest Horn Symposium. We discuss stories from their careers individually, and as a section, and seem to never stop laughing. Stay all the way to the end for some bloopers!
In this episode host Adam Wolf sits down on two separate occasions with living legend, Randy Gardner. They discuss is career in the Philadelphia Orchestra, and at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, as well as his philosophies and of course, the Cubs and Eagles.
On this episode host Adam Wolf sits down with studio horn player, Dylan Hart. Dylan is on track to become one of the legends of Hollywood horns, and in this extra long episode you hear why. Dylan discusses sessions, teaching, studying with some of the greats including Vince DeRosa, and shares some of his philosophies about horn and life as a musici…
In this episode, host Adam Wolf speaks with New York hornist, Steve Cohen. They discuss his schooling and career up to this point, the horn convention circuit, and his new album coming out the summer of 2018 featuring FIVE new commissions!!!
In this episode, host Adam Wolf hangs out in a rental car, on top of a mountain, in West LA, with Robert Perlick-Molinari of French Horn Rebellion. We discuss his beginnings to horn, insight into his side of the music industry, samples of tracks, and his venture back into the classical horn world after a long stretch away.…
In this episode of Pathways, host Adam Wolf meets with horn legend Marty Hackleman. They discuss his time in the Vancouver Symphony, National Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Canadian Brass and Empire Brass. He also shares his thoughts and strategies as a teacher, as well as a heartfelt statement about the most recent chapter in his career.…
This episode of Pathways is dedicated to an amazing freelancer here in La La Land, Allen Fogle. Allen and host Adam Wolf discuss freelancing in LA, his start on horn, college at Eastman, USC, and attending Kendall Betts camp.
On this episode of Pathways, host Adam Wolf talks to recently retired 2nd horn of The Met Orchestra Michelle Baker, and current 4th horn of The Met, and acting 2nd horn of San Diego Symphony Barbara Jostlein Currie. They talk about The Met, symphonic vs opera playing, their upbringing, family life, masterclasses and auditions, and tons of laughter.…
Host Adam Wolf is joined by legendary studio hornist James Thatcher. Thatcher has recorded on over 3,000 movies, as well as hundreds of T.V. shows, albums, commercials, and various other recording work.By Adam Wolf