Category: Beginner Video Series

Beginner 1 – How To Hold The Trumpet

How to hold the trumpet in a couple of easy steps. Brass instruments are the best!  They can play all styles of music and are heaps of fun. Make sure you develop quickly by watching these videos. Learn to hold the instrument in the right way so you can play all of your favourite tunes easily. […]

Beginner Video 2 – Trumpet Playing Tips and Tricks

Check out these trumpet playing tips and tricks. Make practising really fun simply by sounding good.  Who is your favourite trumpet player?  Go and hear players of all styles whenever you can.  YOU can sound like your idols! Learn the BackSwing so your body is doing the good stuff. Use a tissue to learn the […]

Beginner Video 3 – How To Improve My Sound

So you are thinking… How to improve my sound on the trumpet…. You will improve more quickly if you understand the importance of playing in a relaxed way with a great sound. Why play like a beginner when you can sound like a pro! How many great trumpet players have you heard this week?  If you […]

Beginner Video 4 – How To Warm Up

Learn how to warm up on the trumpet. How easy is this – out of the first five trumpet notes, you only need to push valves down on three of those notes. Too easy! Don’t be like the slackers and take a whole year to learn this!     Forward to Beginner Video 5 – […]

Beginner Video 5 – Articulation and Tonguing

Articulation and Tonguing on the Trumpet. Learn to easily release the air using the tongue to start the notes. Many people do this in different ways. Say “tu” or “too” or “du” or “goo” or “ku” or “lu”.  The sound that you need to make will determine how you start the notes. Sometimes we don’t […]