Category:            Brass

Ensemble/s:       Rookie band, Concert Band and Symphonic Band

Sound Production: You produce a sound on the French horn by buzzing your lips together against the mouthpiece.

Interesting Facts:

  • When uncoiled, the horn is 12 to 13 feet long. That is a lot of tubing!
  • Horns were originally designed to play on a horse
  • Although a brass instrument, the French horn does not actually figure into most brass bands
  • John Williams used the French horn in many of his famous movie music.