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Take a look at our upcoming events

The British Horn Society is proud to host and curate several events per year. Take a look at the details of our upcoming events below. If you are a member and looking to promote your event, get in touch with us at

French Horn Summer School 2022

By Richard Steggall | May 27, 2022

French Horn Summer School 2022 For 2022, our Summer School has moved. This is mostly so that we can offer improved rehearsal spaces, but it also means that it’s not such a long journey to reach us! Our previous venue – Cilpost Farmhouse, in West Wales – certainly had a unique charm, and served us…

1st June 2022 8pm: RBC French Horns with International Chair in Brass Sarah Willis: From Mozart to Bissill

By Richard Steggall | May 27, 2022

RBC Brass is proud to present a French Horn department spectacular. This will feature all of our horn students from 1st year undergraduate to final year Master’s, who will be joined both by Sarah Willis (Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) and three of our brilliant Visiting Tutors in horn (Andrew Littlemore, (Royal Ballet Sinfonia, orchestra of Birmingham Royal…

Online workshop: Sunday 22th May 5-6pm “BHS Horn Hangout” with Sarah Willis

By Richard Steggall | May 14, 2022

“The BHS Horn Hangout” Ask Sarah anything and bring your horns along too! A great opportunity for members to ask Sarah their questions live on zoom in a Horn Hangout special for the BHS Event is free for BHS members but you must register via the following link:  

Online workshop: Sunday 20th March 4-5pm “Playing From the Core” led by Tommi Hyytinen

By Richard Steggall | February 26, 2022

Tommi Hyytinen shares insights into his holistic method for horn playing from his book “Playing from the Core” About this event Tommi Hyytinen (b. 1977) is Finnish horn soloist, chamber musician and pedagogue. He is one of the most versatile horn players of his generation. Hyytinen is specialized both in modern music and in period…

Online workshop: Sunday 27th February 4-5pm “Ask Heidi – Live” led by Heidi Woodhead

By Richard Steggall | February 1, 2022

Heidi Woodhead will give a live workshop on useful horn maintenance and to answer questions members may have about repair or maintenance. To sign up for this free event go to:    

Jim Rattigan on Tour January 2022

By Richard Steggall | January 4, 2022

JIM RATTIGAN on tour in January 2022   8th January 2022 – PizzaExpress Jazz Club, Soho, London 1pm Featuring Ivo Neame on piano, Dave Whitford on bass, James Maddrenon drums & the Tear String Quartet Tickets available here:   26th January 2022 – Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton 27th January 2022 – Albany Club, Coventry 28th January…

Archive: Online workshop: Sunday 9th January 4-5pm “Demystifying Jazz” led by Jim Rattigan

By BHS | January 3, 2022

Recognised as the UK’s foremost jazz horn performer Jim will be showing how everyone can have a go at playing jazz. About this event Jim Rattigan has performed all over the world both as a jazz soloist and as a band member of various groups. These include the Michael Brecker Quindectet, the Charlie Haden /…

ARCHIVE – Online workshop: Sunday 28th November 2021 4-5pm “Afternoon tea with Martin” led by Martin Lawrence

By BHS | November 14, 2021

Sunday 28th November 2021 4-5pm “Afternoon tea with Martin” led by Martin Lawrence Following requests by members at some of the previous workshops, this class will explore the subject of performance anxiety and will include tips on how to deal with it. Martin Lawrence is 2nd horn in the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment…

ARCHIVE – Online Summer Workshop for Members – 28th AUGUST 2021

By admin | July 30, 2021

After a year of not being able to meet and perform together face to face we want to offer members the opportunity to take part in some free interactive workshops on zoom. They are for all ages and abilities and will cover a range of topics. As they are on zoom it is possible for…

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