Advice · Education

1st things 1st…

A new school term is just starting, with thousands of children picking up a trumpet for the first time this month. The purpose of this article is to look at how we as teachers approach these crucial first few weeks, what our priorities are to ensure sustained enthusiasm and a solid technical and musical grounding… and also any tips and tricks that we have learnt that help to achieve this.

Gear · Teaching techniques · Trumpets

Resources for Group Trumpet Tuition

Music education has changed drastically over the past few years, and is a topic upon which instrumental teachers have often lamented.¬† In the UK in particular we had a sudden shift to whole-class and group instrumental tuition 12 years ago, which has taken a long time to establish itself as anything more than a musical… Continue reading Resources for Group Trumpet Tuition