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Basic Practice Tips For Brass Players

Be organised and maximise the potential of your practice time. Lots of small, focussed practice...
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Playing A Brass Instrument

Playing a brass instrument can be fun and rewarding. You can join a school band, or orchestra....
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How To Play High On A Brass Instrument

It is a common misconception that to play high on a brass instrument requires constriction, or...
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    My name is James Atashroo, I am a freelance brass musician and teacher based in Sheffield, South Yorkshire.
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    I am a professional musician with years of experience in performing, composing and arranging music of many different styles, as well as teaching in schools, universities and music services.
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    I am a professional jazz trumpet player and composer/arranger based in Harringay. I'm also a dedicated and passionate teacher who can help you towards your musical goals, whatever they may be.
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    Hello! I am a professional trumpet player with many years' teaching experience and enjoy helping students of all ages to learn from scratch &/or improve.
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    I am an enthusiastic, young and friendly trumpet teacher based in London open to teach players of all ages and abilities.
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    I am a freelance trombonist with lots of enthusiasm for performance and teaching. With lots of experience, I intend to pass on the qualities I've learnt throughout the years onto all my students and ensure they enjoy making music.
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  • Basic Practice Tips For Brass Players

    Clare Haddow Cornet Teacher (Kirkcaldy) Picture Be organised and maximise the potential of your practice time. Lots of small, focussed practice sessions are much more productive than one long, diffuse period of noise-making. Have your instrument in sight, available to hand as much as possible and don't make it something you put time aside for...
  • How To Play High On A Brass Instrument

    Michael A Dawson Cornet Teacher (Cambridge) Picture It is a common misconception that to play high on a brass instrument requires constriction, or is produced solely by the tightening of the muscles around the mouth. Altering our aperture slightly is useful, but is not the bread and butter of producing high notes, as some people are often told to...
  • Playing A Brass Instrument

    Julie Scrace Cornet Teacher (Redhill) Picture Playing a brass instrument can be fun and rewarding. You can join a school band, or orchestra. As an adult you can find a local band. Initially it can be hard to make the right sounds and lots of practice is needed to progress. Initially 15 minutes each day will set you on the right track....

 

  • 4 Point playing/practice plan

    Cornet Teacher (East London) Picture Breathing: Good breath control is the most important part of all types of brass playing, it contributes towards a players tone, range and clarity. Tonguing: Having a clear production to the start of every note is essential, there are three different types of tonguing, these are; single double...
  • Learning to practise

    Cornet Teacher (Northampton) Picture One of the most fantastic experiences I've had with relation to my musical career has been studying at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki for one term. There I learnt one of the most useful things I could have; how to practise well. I think that in 12 years of playing the cornet it was only until...
  • The enjoyement of the instrument

    Cornet Teacher (Sheffield) Picture I have been a player, teacher and conductor now for many years and I still feel a huge sense of achievement when a pupil achieves a set goal or ambition. I have always to set out and recreate what I had as a player / performer and that was a fun and stimulating learning environment. Without...