SFA to host Pineywoods Horn Day

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music will present the 2023 Pineywoods Horn Day featuring Dr. Eldon Matlick Saturday, Jan. 21, in Wright Music Building on the SFA campus.

The second annual Horn Day targets horn players in middle school, high school and college as well as semi-professional performers. Event coordinator Dr. Andrea Denis, assistant professor of horn at SFA, opens the day’s activities with a warm-up session at 9 a.m. There will be presentations, rehearsals, a master class with Matlick and a horn maintenance clinic with Jim Jones who is sponsored by Tatum Music. The day concludes with concerts by Matlick, the SFA Horn Choir and Horn Day participants beginning at 4 p.m.

Matlick is retired as a professor of horn at the University of Oklahoma. He was principal hornist with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra and the Norman Philharmonic Orchestra. He is a Conn-Selmer educational artist.

Pre-registration before Jan. 13 is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Registration the day of the event is $20 but does not guarantee a T-shirt. The registration form can be accessed at https://music.sfasu.edu/hornday.

For more information about Pineywoods Horn Day, contact Denis at andrea.denis@sfasu.edu. For more information about the SFA School of Music, call (936) 468-4602.