I originally wrote my Horn Transposition Guide back in 2007 before I developed Focal Dystonia, and published it through Knol. However, they discontinued Knol years ago. Finally, here in 2020 I have updated, copyrighted, and published my transposition guide for all to have.
I wrote this guide to provide a different approach than the interval method and make it a little easier for others to learn transposing. I didn't get to become a professor thanks to focal dystonia, but my love for teaching, writing, creating and advocating has carried on in different ways.
I have to give credit to Professor Jeffrey Agrell from University of Iowa who first commented on my guide way back in 2007 and sent me a message saying I should really publish more as I'm a natural writer. That was when I was working on my horn blog back then (no longer exists). But that's what initially motivated me to publish it through Knol back then. I haven't quite built up the courage to write for IHS like he suggested, but I'm getting there hopefully someday...however, I was initially suppose to present at IHS 52 before cancelled due the pandemic in 2020.
I think what pushed me to republish it was a fond memory of catching a colleague of mine with the guide in his orchestra folder back when we played together. I was surprised. So I hope that this short guide will help students and lovers of orchestral playing along their horn playing journey too! 📯