Concert Band Excerpts — Zarzuela

We trumpet players are lucky enough to play not only in orchestras but also in concert bands. Therefore, since we have a course of orchestral excerpts, we wanted to launch a course to learn how to play the most important concert band repertoire for trumpet. At the moment, here you have a good handful of pieces that are usually requested in auditions for Spanish bands.

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

One of the many problems facing a musician is psychological: performance anxiety. In this course by Ph.D. Guillermo Dalia (a Spanish Psychologist specialising in musicians) we discover exactly what performance anxiety is, where it comes from and how, by using various techniques, it can be solved.

Career Development

A series of video lessons in which our heroes tell us about their experience and advise us on how to develop our own career as trumpeters and musicians.

Fernando Ciancio’s Routine

Playing in a symphony orchestra and being a soloist requires that you perform at an elite level on a daily basis. In this series, Fernando Ciancio (principal trumpet of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, Argentina) shows his routine.

The Baroque Trumpet

More and more trumpeters are interested in learning to play the natural trumpet and the Baroque trumpet, so in Trumpet Magazine we are offering you this course in which Vicente Alcaide, one of the most representative Spanish specialists and disciple of Igino Conforzi, will teach us how to start practicing with this beautiful instrument.

The “Fedes” Method for Mariachi Trumpet

The Fedes Method is a method book for Mariachi trumpet playing. Its author is the very same instructor in this course, Federico Torres Jr., who demonstrates how to put into practice techniques from his book.

Extreme High Register

Would you like to learn to play high notes but have no idea how to start? Well, Toño Moreno, who is one of the leading Mexican players, will teach you how to master them.

Road to Popular Music

Isidro Martínez is one of the leading trumpet players in popular and commercial music in Latin America, and at Trumpet Magazine we are lucky enough to have him to explain how we should approach this style.

Fábio Brum’s Routine

Brazilian soloist Fábio Brum shows us his daily routine, in which he wisely condenses all the trumpet's basics into three parts — lips, mouthpiece and trumpet.

Initiation to Lead Trumpet

This is a great course where David Pastor shows us the path towards improving your high register, ideal for lead trumpet, for big band, funk groups or commercial music.

Understanding Endurance on the Trumpet

Endurance is one of the things a trumpet player most desires, and we felt it was important to have a course dedicated to it. In it, different teachers will give us their advice and impressions about this quality of brass players.
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