Develop Your Musicality

A little while ago I was fortunate enough to attend a concert of a brass group that promised to be absolutely outstanding. What I heard was technically brilliant, no really noticeable mistakes and there was certainly some complicated music being … Continue reading

Banish those worries and get yourself singing

Singing for the brass player Brass playing can be considered one of the closest instruments to singing. All a brass instrument really does is act as an amplifier of the buzz that the player produces. Therefore the quality, production and … Continue reading

Interpretation – It’s all a matter of style

Interpretation – how many correct ways are there? Interpretation and developing a stylistic approach to playing is an important element of any performance. There are of course a number of correct ways to approach a Baroque piece, a classical piece … Continue reading

Getting the right piece for your tuba audition

Your Tuba Audition There are now hundreds of solo tuba pieces and the amount of music being written for the instrument is every increasing.  This is really great news for the tuba but it may provide some confusion when it … Continue reading