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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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Warming up 'smart' on the Tuba

When playing an instrument such as the tuba, where technical skill can sometimes not be needed...
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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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Seeing Tuba Outside the Box

The Tuba is an instrument that is finally gaining recognition throughout the music world as an...

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  • Andrew Mallon Didsbury, M20

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    Graduate of the RNCM, based in Manchester, I teach all brass instruments (excluding French Horn), music theory and beginner piano.
  • Raymond Hearne Barnes, SW13 Gold Member

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    I'm a freelance music teacher and drummer/tuba player with 20 years experience and knowledge that I'd love to share with you. Get in contact - I promise you won't regret it!
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    I am a piano teacher, teaching from my home in Hyde. I teach a wide range of ages and levels, from beginner onwards. I enjoy cultivating a love of music and inspiring my students to develop their musical skills and reach their potential.
  • Michael A Dawson Fulbourn, CB21 Gold Member

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    I first started learning to play brass instruments at age of eight and at the hands of Mrs Margaret Douglas. Since then I have gone on to enjoy a very successful career in music, playing with many of the countries leading professional orchestras.
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    I am a professional musician based in Horsham (West Sussex) 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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  • 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

    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...