L to R: Clouds Rest, Half Dome, and in front right, North Dome. Taken from just above North Dome on the North Rim trail. This print is available in sizes up to 12 x 42 inches. It is awesome. To see this and other panoramas in the New Galleries, Click Here.

Wendell's World


Wendell Rider Photography

- All these photos are available as prints -

Visit the Old Galleries - The New Galleries



Real World Horn Playing

The DVDs

If you like the book, you'll love the new DVDs - Something completely unique and powerfull!

The Book

Samples and Ordering


Buy Both and Save Shipping, Save on Multiple Items!

newLive, Online Lessons!

Something New! If you have a webcam or access to one, you can have a live video lesson with me.


Workshops and Seminars: In Person or via Video Conferencing

I am available for workshops and seminars anywhere in the world. Email me for more information.

Supplemental Material

Addendum and Extras

The Horn Call Article and Video about phrasing and practicing.

Watch a Horn Video

The Buzzy Buzz

The Good Breath

San Francisco State University

New"Horns By The Bay"

January 30 & 31, 2010

Horn Ensemble Arrangements

I have 3 nice arrangements for sale


Rates and availability on request. I take serious students of all levels and ages. I also specialize in audition preparation at all levels. Email me for more information

My Teaching at San Francisco State University

Come join my studio in beautiful San Francisco. Scholarships and graduate fellowships are available.

Email me for more info.

Horn Links

Check out these Horn Related Sites


Atop Arnot peak in the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness. This is near Bear Valley

San Jose Brass Plus

We do it all.

Weddings to Workshops

Fund Raisers

Our Famous Xmas Show

Our show will not take place this year. We will be back next year.

Sign the Guestbook

Email Me

Backpacking Trips

Yosemite: September 1998. Clouds Rest and Half Dome

Yosemite: July 1999. The North Rim above Yosemite Valley

Sequoia NP: September 1999 Pear Lake Area

Yosemite: June 2000 Cathedral Lakes and Sunrise Camp

Yosemite: August 2001. The Vogelsang trip

Playing for the lunch crowd at Adobe headquarters.

IHS Horn Symposiums

Kalamazoo: June 2001

Bloomington: June 2003

Tuscaloosa: June 2005

Wendell Blogs On

Bits and Pieces

My early days

The San Jose Symphony: RIP


Some Favorite Books and Authors

The FAQ Page

Questions answered, opinions posted.

Not a bulliten board but close.

Bear Valley Music and Hiking Festival




Life Without Mozart

Point Lobos, CA

The End

Sutter Creek Wine Country, CA