Private Lesson 4: Trumpet

Course Code: MAJ 2011

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This two-semester course is designed as an extension of the Private Lesson. The overall purpose of the course is to familiarize students with all areas of brass playing production. Weekly lectures will investigate breathing, tongue level, slurs, tonguing, practice guidelines, nerves, mouthpiece placement, teeth and gum care and pedal tones. Modern, classical and jazz phrasing and reading will also be a part of the weekly class. Assignments will include record lifts as well.