Through the Door: A Horn-Player's Journey


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$16.99  $15.63
Arthur D. Krehbiel
Publish Date
September 01, 2020
5.98 X 9.02 X 0.61 inches | 0.87 pounds

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About the Author

As a college freshman at Fresno State, David Krehbiel began his career on the horn as a member of the newly formed Fresno Philharmonic. After transferring and graduating from Northwestern University, for five years he became the youngest member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In 1963, he was appointed principal horn of the Detroit Symphony where he played and taught at Wayne State University for nine years. For the next twenty- six years, he was the principal horn of the San Francisco Symphony where he taught at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Music Academy of the West. After retiring as principal horn, he taught for a time at the Colburn School in Los Angeles where he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate. He was a founding member and later conductor of Summit Brass and has been conductor and soloist at many International Horn Workshops. He has just completed an autobiography titled Through the Door, which is the story of his life experiences and adventures as a horn player. He lives with his wife, Carol, in their hometown of Reedley, California on their farm overlooking the Kings River.
Ruth Anne Krause, a former instructor of English composition and literature, makes her home in Reedley, California, where she writes, edits books, and coaches writing. She lives with her husband Jim and their cat Eleanor.