Sarah's News

Horn Hangout Marathon!

Five live Horn Hangouts in 6 days in 2 cities…this was definitely a first for me! My wonderful Horn Hangouts producer Tim Kelly (Handsome Tim) and I did three Hangouts in Chicago and two in New York and loved every minute of it! We´ll be posting the videos in the Horn Hangout archives as soon as we can, and also a little highlights video of the live masterclass in LA at the Colburn School, so watch this space! I feel positively horn hungover… Feb.10th, 2018


Hello New York! Team Horn Hangouts has arrived in New York for two special live Horn Hangouts, one from the Juilliard School with Julie Landsman, celebrating her legacy of teaching, and one with the phenomenal Chris Martin, principal trumpet of the New York Phil! Join us and join in here! Feb 8th & 9th, 2018

Thanks LA! Thanks to everyone in Los Angeles who made my time there so special! Andrew Bain, principal horn of the LA Phil for inviting me over to play with his orchestra and teach his Colburn horn class, everyone who took part in the wonderful horn concert and live masterclass (83 LA horns onstage at Colburn!) and to the legendary Arturo Sandoval for his live Horn Hangout, which you can now see on the Horn Hangouts page. Next stop: Berlin, Montreal, Chicago, New York, Miami and Havana. PHEW! Jan 21st, 2018

Hi from sunny Los Angeles! I´m so happy to be here – it´s a busy schedule with 2 weeks playing with the wonderful Los Angeles Philharmonic and also teaching at the Colburn School. We are holding two huge horn events – a horn concert on January 16 and a live streamed masterclass on the 17th, and also a Horn Hangout with trumpet legend Arturo Sandoval. Check out the Live page for details and see you either in person here in Downtown LA or online!

Happy New Year everyone! Looking forward to the first Horn Hangouts of the year, live from Los Angeles! January 17th and 20th, check out the Live page here on the website for details!

Horn Hangouts Guest List 2017/18 – Dear Horn Hangout friends, here, exclusively for you, is the guest list for the new season of Horn Hangouts! We have fabulous guests for you lined up, check out the Horn Hangout live page for more info and see you very soon online!

The Lucerne Festival Orchestra The latest Sarah´s Music episode features the wonderful Lucerne Festival Orchestra – an elite orchestra filled with great people, I hope you will have as much fun watching it as I had filming it!

Season 2017/18 at the Berlin Philharmonic! The new season at the Berlin Philharmonic is starting this week! It´s a back-to-school feeling after a wonderful summer, but a school that I really like to go to! We made you a little welcome-back video, have a look…Hope you can join us for lots of concerts either live here in Berlin or live on the Digital Concert Hall!

Pacific Music Festival 2017  I loved being part of the 2017 Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan. It´s such an inspiring festival and it´s wonderful to work with so many talented musicians from all over the world. I made a Sarah´s Music episode about PMF two years ago – watch it to see what we do here – kimonos, tea ceremonies…and lots of fantastic music! And here is how we horns cooled down during the hot  Sapporo summer: Frozen!

The Latest Horn Hangout with Andrew Bain Check out the latest Horn Hangout with Andrew Bain of Star Wars fame here. We had such a fun time doing it and enjoyed our special cameo guest appearances…don´t miss this one! June 19th, 2017

The Markus Lanz Show June 8th, 2017
I really enjoyed being on the “Markus Lanz” show – a well known German talk show on ZDF TV. Watch it here in the Mediathek Mediathek And did Markus do the Horn Challenge…? Have a look…

The London Horn Flashmob May 30th,2017
We had so much fun! Thanks to the London Symphony Horns, the horns from the Band of the Coldstream Guards, all the other Household Division horns and everyone else who came down to the Barbican to join in. Was fantastic seeing you all and here is the video!

Musicians4UnitedEurope May 13th, 2017

If you are in Berlin on Sunday, May 14th, do join us, the Musicians4UnitedEurope, for a special fund-raising concert to show our support for the Pulse of Europe initiative. We are all passionately pro-Europe and are showing it the best way we know how – with music. Come and join us, all infos on our Facebook page.

Radovan Vlatković Horn Hangout April 24th, 2017

I loved the live Horn Hangout today with Radovan and Dinka Vlatković, hope you did too! It was fun to stream it on Facebook and see friend joining in from all over the world. If you missed it live, it´s here on the Horn Hangouts page, enjoy!

The Berlin Phil Live Lounge

April 9th, 2017 We were so happy that so many of you joined us and joined in at the annual Berlin Phil Live Lounge from Baden Baden. I really enjoyed hosting it and I´m sure you were agree, my guests were fabulous! If you missed it live, you can watch it here and our next live event will be the Horn Hangout with Radovan Vlatkovíc on April 24th, join us and join in!


 First live Horn Hangout on the new website! 

March 24th, 2017 – We streamed the first live Horn Hangout today on the new website with Tamás Velenczei as our guest and were so happy – firstly that Tamás was such a great guest but also that everything ran smoothly. Thanks to all of you who joined in – it was amazing to hear where you were all watching from – Australia, Afghanistan, China, Israel, South Africa, UK, USA to name a few. As always, the Hangout will up on the Horn Hangouts page as soon as possible so keep a look out for it.

The next live Horn Hangout will be with Radovan Vlatkovic on April 24th. Join us!



Welcome to my new website!

March 3rd, 2017 – welcome to my newly refurbished website! I hadn’t quite realised just how many Horn Hangouts and Sarah’s Music episodes there were to organise so it’s taken longer than I realised to get the new website up and running – but it’s been great fun to have the chance to revisit the wonderful times I’ve had.
I hope you´ll have fun looking around the site, discovering new things and also rewatching some of your highlights. Do get in touch and let me know what you have found, what you enjoyed and what you would like to see here in the future.

Some of the new posts you may want to check out include the Horn Hangout from Gebr. Alexanders about how to care for your horn, the latest Sarah´s Music Episode about Zohra, the Afghan Women´s Orchestra and don´t miss the Sesame Street Horn Challenge!


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