The right brass instrument – what’s best for the beginner?

Choosing the right, or best, brass instrument for a beginner that has expressed an interest in learning to play a brass instrument can sometimes be a tricky situation.  Which instrument is best for the complete beginner and how do you … Continue reading

Give yourself a chance & sort your posture

Posture is something that can easily cause problems without you even noticing.  Very often, and particularly for some of the tuition I have received, posture isn’t always something that is concentrated on and given the correct focus right from the … Continue reading

Improvising – A simple Guide Part I

Fear of improvising Many people are often afraid of improvising and the fear of having no music in front of you can be just too much for some classically trained musicians. Well if you have always wanted to just let … Continue reading

Lip slurs – range, flexibility and strength can be yours!

Lip Slurs Doing lip slurs on a daily basis will help you to develop embouchure control and strength allowing for great control and range. There are a number of ways of completing lip slurs and the different types of lip … Continue reading