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    Nova Scotia Tattoo 2016

    Is anyone going to the RNSIT this year? I've registered for the North American Brass Band Summer School, (which seems to be associated with the Tattoo), because I live relatively close to Halifax, so it's convenient that way, but, I asked a couple of questions about arrival, and the silence...
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    Looking for wisdom of my elders...

    At least my brass playing elders... Through no fault of my own, I've become a tenor horn player. I'm reasonably certain that I'm the only one for a hundred miles, and I might be the only one for several hundred miles. I've played saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, and violin at various times, but...
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    Me steps in, me raises hat...

    Some there be, that call me... Bob. Currently playing tenor (alto) horn in a small town brass quintet. (Jupiter, 456L, DW 1 mouthpiece). Looking to scavenge any knowledge about the horn, from anyone who plays or teaches. (I'm the only tenor horn player that I know of for about 150 miles.)
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    Switching to tenor horn

    I've been using a flugel to cover french horn parts in a quintet. Some time in the next month, I plan to try switching to a tenor horn, so that I can cover the range a little better. Here's the problem: I'm in a semi-remote part of Canada. I don't know any tenor horn players. There are no...
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    Me steps in, me raises hat...

    Greetings to all I'm a broken down reed player, who has come to seek refuge in the world of brass. Wanted to try cornet, mostly play flugel, probably about to shift to tenor, and there's a trombone in the corner giving me Significant Looks... (but cornet's so much easier to carry around!) I...
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