Small nws excemption3 Mahler: Symphony No. 9, 1st mvt.

Orchestral Excerpts | Alberto Suarez, French Horn
Bt movie not in use Make sure you have enough air to make it though the first four measures 00h:01m:23s
Bt movie not in use Don't make excess movement when you articulate 00h:01m:36s
Bt movie not in use Get excited about the fortissimo and hold it until the subito piano 00h:02m:18s
Bt movie not in use Practice taking breaths longer than one beat 00h:02m:56s
Bt movie not in use Practice the quick breath 00h:03m:16s
Bt movie not in use Alberto plays the entire excerpt 00h:04m:30s
Bt movie not in use Don't change your articulation for a specific hall, just play cleanly 00h:05m:18s

Alberto Suarez, Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony, plays and discusses the solo from Mahler's Ninth Symphony, 1st movement.

Gustav Mahler


French Horn

Recorded Date: 25-04-2013

Alberto Suarez
French Horn

Alberto G. Suarez was born to Cuban parents in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain and was raised in South Florida. In addition to serving as Principal Horn of the Kansas City Symphony, Mr. Suarez performs with the New York Symphonic Ensemble during the summers. Prior to joining the Kansas City Symphony, Alberto was a member of the New World Symphony, Verbier Festival Orchestra, and the Sphinx Symphony, a unique all Black and Latino orchestra comprised of top professionals from around the country. Locally he performed with Summerfest and appeared as a soloist with the Overland Park Symphony. Mr. Suarez was a founding member of the Huntington Brass Quintet (HBQ), which received critical acclaim for their 2002 recording, Daniel Pinkham: Music for Brass. HBQ has performed recitals across the country including Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Hall. The HBQ was selected to participate in Chamber Music America's Rural Residency, which enables ensembles to bring live music to rural communities nationwide. As an educator, Mr. Suarez has taught masterclasses at various universities including the University of Kansas, University of Missouri at Kansas City, Manhattan School of Music in New York and the New World Symphony.