Horn Excerpt Boot Camp is a comprehensive approach to study and practice of the most difficult and most asked-for excerpts in the orchestral repertoire for horn auditions. Every aspect of preparation is addressed. Volume 1 covers the “Top Ten” excerpts that appear on almost every orchestra audition list: Beethoven Symphonies No. 3,7, and 9; Brahms Symphonies No. 1, 2, and 3; Shostakovich Symphony No. 5; Strauss Ein Heldenleben and Til Eulenspiegel; Wagner Short Call from Götterdämmerung.
Daniel Grabois is a renowned performer and educator of horn. Formerly a resident of New York City, he has played with almost all of the ensembles there, including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, St. Luke's Chamber Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, New York City Opera, New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theater, and American Symphony Orchestra. He is the former Chairman of the Manhattan School of Music's Contemporary Performance Program and former professor of horn at The Hartt School. Currently, Dan resides in Wisconsin where he is Assistant Professor of Horn at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.