“If You Never Practice Getting Tired, You’ll Never Get Tired”
He studied in his country, Australia, but also at Chosen Vale (USA), where he garnered knowledge from the likes of Hardenberger, Stevens, Gould, Stockhausen, Burns, Carroll and Cassone. On his return home, he began to collaborate with important orchestras until joining the Auckland Philharmonia of New Zealand where, at the age of 33, he is now the principal trumpet while also teaching at the University of Auckland. This is an opportunity to learn from what he has to teaching.
“I Stress the Importance of Consistent Progress Over Perfection”
Today we join our section of Interviews with Aaron Romm, someone who grew up surrounded by good music: his father is Ronald Romm (the historic member of Canadian Brass) and his mother, Avis Romm (a renowned collaborative pianist). Despite his youth, he has an amassed experience as a teacher and a performer. He currently teaches at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, and has agreed to share a little of his time with Trumpet Magazine to respond to our questionnaire. Of course, he also supplied us with a PDF of exercises for our subscribers.
“I Haven’t Changed My Mouthpiece and Trumpet for More Than 20 Years”
With today’s interviewee, there are plenty of presentations. We’ve known him since he was just 15 years old, in 1992, when he released his first album. He is the Russian virtuoso of our generation and, for Trumpet Magazine, it is an honor that he has spent a bit of time answering our questionnaire. This is a must read interview!
“The Teacher Must Try and Inspire the Student to Get Into Serious Listening to the Music. Unless This Happens, There Is No Real Way to Progress”
Today we have Stephen Fishwick — one of UK's greatest jazz trumpeters, who, apart from being a very active musician on stage and recording studios, is very committed to teaching and teaches at Leeds College of Music, at the Guildhall School of Music and at the Royal Academy of Music, as well as being a visiting tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Do not miss the opportunity to learn from him in this interview and in the PDF exercise he shares with the Trumpet Magazine community.
“If Correct Fundamentals of Relaxed Breathing and Sound Are Not Well Established, Your Practice Will Not Yield the Expected Results”
We have the immense honor to interview one of the most celebrated trumpet artists in the world, an authentic trumpet legend. It’s incredible what we can learn from each and every one of his words.
“The Student Will Not Have Access to the Teacher Forever, So the Teacher Should Ultimately Teach His Students to Teach Themselves”
In the second installment, we have the recently appointed assistant professor of trumpet at the University of Utah, Peyden James Shelton, who, despite his youth, is starting a brilliant career. His interview is very broad, and he has been very generous with the PDF exercises he has agreed to share.
“The Muscles Have Good Memory and Once the Embouchure Is Set You Don’t Have to Do the Daily Routines Every Day”
Trumpet Magazine has the honor of interviewing one of the greatest musicians out there today. He was born in a family where music was as necessary as breathing (his father was the famous German composer Karlheinz Stockhausen). He has studied with the greats (Platt, Caruso, Thibaud, Groth, Stevens…), and for years he has played all kinds of musical genres, dazzling the public and critics all over the world. You cannot miss this interview!
“Many Young Players Run Into Problems Because They Just Don’t Have a Clear Enough Idea in Their Head of What They Want to Sound Like”
Today we have Brandon Cave, a professor at the Baltimore School of Music and the 2nd trumpet of the American Pops Orchestra.
“You Can Be the World’s Greatest Technician on the Trumpet, but Without Great Musicianship, All That Great Trumpet Playing Is Wasted”
Today, our interviewee is one of the key people of today's Australia trumpet world. He studied in both Australia and the United Kingdom with some of the best baroque and modern trumpet players. He was a member of the Auckland Philharmonia and the Sydney Symphony, teacher at the Sydney Conservatorium, and is currently trumpet and artistic director of the Australian Baroque Brass as well as the director of the Australasian Trumpet Academy. His tips for managing stage anxiety are great!
“Your Sound Is Your Ultimate Teacher”
A student of Armando Ghitalla, Mark Gould, Gerard Schwarz, William Vacchiano, Arnold Jacobs... In Trumpet Magazine, we have the immense honor of interviewing this American virtuoso trumpeter, composer and conductor. If you want to be a great musician, this interview will interest you a lot!
“Talent Means Very Little Without Spending Thousands of Hours Developing That Talent Into Skill”
Today’s guest is probably today the best example of a self-taught musician who has reached the top. He dazzled as a member of the show Blast! In 2001, and since then, this versatile trumpeter has performed at festivals and schools around the world. His extensive interview is a bucket full of wise and interesting tips that you should not miss.
“Stay Positive With Your Students and Keep Yourself in Shape So You Can Demonstrate for Them”
Countless students have had a brilliant career at the hands of today’s guest. His vast career as an educator is only comparable to the enormous experience he has as a soloist and orchestral trumpeter.