Alex Keep doing what you're doing! It's working. Work on the 2nd page of exercises in your book, the ones the use G, F and E Remember to oil your valves once or twice a week Liam Remember to sit up straight with your chin up Work on your book as well as Hedwig's Theme Keep aiming for the high [...]
Alex Work on deep breathing (yoga helps) Keep trying to buzz with and without the mouthpiece for as long as you can! Play C (the low note with no valves), E (middle note with valves 1 & 2) and G (the high note with no valves) for as long as you can in one breath Remember, to get HIGHER notes [...]
Liam Practice with a metronome! Work on lesson 4, with a metronome! Work on the 2nd half of Hedwig's theme
Aurelia Work on getting higher notes! Remember to push from your core, as well as pushing the corners of your mouth towards the mouthpiece Keep working on the G major scale (descending, slurred) and the F major scale (ascending, slurred) Try to make it to high D every time you practice Rhiannon Work on Pirates of the Caribbean, being very [...]
Liam Work on Lesson 4 Use a metronome, and make sure you play the rhythms correctly Use proper posture, back straight and chin up Work on the second part of Hedwig's Theme
Liam Your posture is getting much better! Remember to sit straight, chin up, and bring the trumpet to you Work on your school song with a metronome, counting and clapping the rhythms
Aurelia Work on your F major scale (slurred, F to A then F to C, D, E, F) Remember to keep the air flowing, pushing from your abdominals Even if you don't get the top note, keep playing back down to the bottom Look at 1812 Overture and try to keep your tonguing light and connected, avoid playing too "choppy" [...]
Liam Keep using good posture, feet flat and chin up! Work on Lesson 3 Work on your G major scale, slurred! Learn the first part of Hedwig's theme, we can't move on until you know it!
Liam Always sit up straight, keep your chin up and take a big breath! Work on Lesson 3 Work on the first part of Hedwig’s theme have a good concert!