Blow Your Own Horn

Author: Fergus McWilliam
ISBN: 0889629277
Size: 15.43 MB
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Fergus McWilliam has been a member of the Berlin Philharmonic since 1985 and was a founding member of the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet in 1988. He has spent the last twenty years touring the world with the Berlin Philharmonic and has made over a dozen recordings with his ensemble. Durng his career, he has performed with many of the major conductors of our times, including Herbert von Karajan, Claudio Ababado, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Bernstein, Carlos Kleiber, Seiji Ozawa, Pierre Boulez, James Levine, Daniel Barenboim and more. In addition, McWilliam also founded the Horns of Berlin Philharmonic and has helped re-establish the Winds of Berlin Philharmonic. His solo and chamber music activities continue to take him throughout Europe, the Americas and the Far East. Fergus McWilliam is also an internationally esteemed and sought-after teacher. He continues to give master classes at leading music schools in many countries, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra Academy, the Hans-Eisler Musikhochschule in Berlin, the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School in London, the Paris Conservatoire, the Tokyo University of Fine Arts, the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, the Venezuela Youth Music programme and more. Blow your OWN Horn is Fergus McWilliams 'take' on horn playing and more generally on music education.Written in a very spirited style, the book covers all aspects of playing and the profession, including, practical elements such as: auditions, embouchure, breathing, exercises. In addition, McWilliam explores topics such as: mind games, attitude, strategies, relativity, under pressure, why do we need teachers and much more! Fergus McWilliam was born in Scotland and grew up in Toronto. He currently resides in Berlin. Blow your OWN Horn is indispensible for anyone who has a fascination with the musical world, both professionals and amateurs.

Blow Your Own Horn Successful Powerful Presenting

Publisher: Sunmakers
ISBN: 9781908693051
Size: 11.80 MB
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Communicating is arguably the most important skill in life. Making a presentation is one of the most powerful ways of engaging with other human beings, yet often challenging and frequently nerve wracking. Too many over rely on Powerpoint to get their message across, and utterly fail to engage or connect with their audience. This book shows you how to fulfil the 3 duties of any presenter - to be interesting and engaging, to get your message across and to be authentic. It also gives you a rock solid structure for almost any talk - and a way of cutting your preparation time by up to 90%. In a recent survey from the USA, 720 out of 1200 Chief Executives reckoned their ability to present well was the Number 1 reason for their success. Michael Trigg has spent over 20 years researching some of the best, most powerful, most useful and pragmatic presentation techniques on the planet. This book is a distillation of what he found. These techniques work time and again and in almost any context. Whether you are an experienced presenter giving a keynote speech to your company, or talking to 600 tribesmen in Africa or pitching to a client - these ideas work. They could be the difference that makes the difference. Your message needs to stand out from the crowd - so learn how to blow your own horn with charisma, eloquence and power.

Sound The Trumpet

Author: Jonathan Harnum
Publisher: Sol Ut Press
ISBN: 1450590187
Size: 10.80 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Second Edition Now Available:How do you make a sound on this hunk of brass? How do valves work? How do you play higher? What are some good exercises for trumpet? What's it like to perform?Sound the Trumpet answers these questions and more as it takes you through the fun world of trumpet playing with a clear, concise style that is sometimes funny and always friendly.Learn more at


Author: Peggy Klaus
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780446550314
Size: 14.18 MB
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It is well-documented that working hard isn't enough to keep your professional star rising: Self-promotion is recognized as one of the most important attributes for getting ahead.

Buy A Trumpet And Blow Your Own Horn

Author: Maralys Wills
Publisher: Stephens PressLlc
ISBN: 1935043986
Size: 12.51 MB
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You've published your book. Now what? New authors are faced with this question, and stacks of books in basements everywhere. But what to do once they have given one to every member of their families? So many new authors believe their books will "sell themselves." Whether they self-published or have a publisher, getting book buzz, and finding an audience for their book, is largely the author's job. What's the secret? Maralys Wills shares how she, and other authors do just that in Buy a Trumpet and Blow Your Own Horn! With so many authors self-publishing, this book is needed like never before. Turn those books into bucks ... instead of dust collectors.

Dinah Blow Your Horn

Author: Jack M. Bickham
ISBN: 0385148348
Size: 12.76 MB
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Seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old boy, focuses on the early labor disputes of railroad workers and its effects on the workers' families.