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Breathing

The most important thing to remember when playing any brass instrument, particularly the tuba,...
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Steenstrup and Jacobs' 'Song and Wind' for Brass

The teaching methods of perhaps the two most famous and important brass teachers of the 20th...
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The importance of warming up in brass playing

Many people will have heard the phrase "warming up" with regards to athletes; the same concept...
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Breathing exercises for Tuba

Playing the tuba is all about air support and this really applies to all brass instruments....

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    I have 26 years experience of teaching piano, woodwind and brass instruments. I tutor musicians of all ages, with great success in auditions for Specialist Music Schools, NCO and IAPS courses. I always accompany pupils in their exams.
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    I am a professional musician based in South East London who teaches and performs regularly as a trombonist. I am a young and enthusiastic educator who enjoys teaching students of all ages and abilities reach their musical goals.
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    I am a freelance classical trombonist and teacher of all brass instruments.
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    I am an enthusiastic musician committed to teaching all ages and standards, from beginners to post grade 8/ diploma. My teaching methods are flexible to suit all needs and aims and I work hard to help my students achieve everything they want.
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    I'm a freelance trombonist and teacher offering lessons to people of any age - lessons will be fun whilst also pushing you to realise your potential!
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Tuba Articles

  • Seeing Tuba Outside the Box

    Tuba Teacher (Sutton) Picture The Tuba is an instrument that is finally gaining recognition throughout the music world as an important asset to any musical group and also as a soloist. With this recognition comes a greater demand from the individual players to push the limits of the conventional Tubist to the modern...
  • Learning to Play an Instrument

    Tuba Teacher (South West London) Picture Learning to play an instrument is a fun and exciting experience. Whilst it does require discipline and hard work, it can be very rewarding. It is very important that you are enjoying the experience of playing an instrument. At the end of the day, if you're not enjoying something, why are you...
  • The importance of warming up in brass playing Editor's Pick

    Tuba Teacher (North London) Picture Many people will have heard the phrase "warming up" with regards to athletes; the same concept applies when playing any instrument - and particularly for brass instruments. Brass playing is a physical act, and therefore your body needs to be ready to perform in the way you want it to,...

 

  • Warming up 'smart' on the Tuba Editor's Pick

    Tuba Teacher (North West London) Picture When playing an instrument such as the tuba, where technical skill can sometimes not be needed as often, it is, for me, very important to keep an underlying mastery of the basics. By this I mean the skills of playing in time, in tune, with a good sound (to quote my own teacher) and to keep the...
  • Steenstrup and Jacobs' 'Song and Wind' for Brass

    Andrew Mallon Tuba Teacher (Manchester) Picture The teaching methods of perhaps the two most famous and important brass teachers of the 20th century, Kristian Steenstrup and Arnold Jacobs, centre around one basic fundamental principal. 'Good air = Good Sound'. This is a principal which is sadly neglected in modern day brass teaching....
  • How to get the best out of the Arban Method

    Tuba Teacher (Manchester) Picture Every brass player is familiar with the Arban Cornet Method, and the huge influence it has had on Brass playing today. Less of an article, and more of a word of wisdom for Tuba players looking to make a move into professional Orchestral playing, it is important to establish what we wish to...