BRASS CORNER

How to Clean a Trumpet by Paul Copenhaver.  Found online at palenmusic.com Students should clean their entire horn approximately every 6-8 weeks. This is rarely done! Cleaning the mouthpiece, lead pipe, and main tuning slide should occur at least every other week. Once per week is better....

Members, probably the best and most simple explanation of some really important foundation concepts we need to master. I recommend watching these often and frequently and think of these things every time you play!! Here's the entire series: ​...

One of the greatest paradoxes of old school drum corps in our area, not just Arbella, is that the quality of the programs were so astounding - and yet virtually none of the brass players could read music!  And, hardly any of them ever continued...

To the Color is a bugle call to render honors to the nation.  It is used when no band is available to render honoros, or in ceremonies requiring honors to the nation more than once. To the Color commands all the same courtesies as the...

If you are an alumnus trying to get your lip back, get yourself a mouthpiece at your local music store and start buzzing.  Trumpet/soprano players, a Bach 3C will probably feel familiar.  You may feel wierd buzzing all the time, but it is an awesome...