Thursday, August 6

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Lecture (Historical)

  • Colburn School, Mayman Hall 200 S Grand Ave Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

The Story of the Horn

Presenter: Karl Kemm

The Horn has a rich and diverse history. Many instruments from the past have contributed to the performance concepts now associated with the modern Horn. This presentation showcases the earliest types of lip-blown instruments with emphasis on their function and symbolism. Also showcased are the recent horns, which reflect
modern society’s focus on technological advancements and responses to progressive musical languages. 

Karl Kemm, horn

Hui Wu, Piano

Earlier Event: August 6
Warm-up (Participant)
Later Event: August 6
Lecture (Peak Performance)