A Guilt Free Summer Break – Great Holiday Exercises

Keep your face in shape During a Holiday! During the summer holiday season, most brass bands have quite a busy time and are often out on Saturdays and Sundays playing in local fetes, parties and other outdoor events. It is … Continue reading

10 Top Tips for Successful Brass Playing

Here are 10 top tips for improving your own brass playing. At first, these all seem fairly common sense and easy but life will often get in the way.  What are your thoughts on these 10 top tips and what … Continue reading

Get secure double tonguing with this simple guide

Developing double tonguing is an important technique that will enable you to play fast note groupings accurately and evenly.  It is definitely worth spending a little time on this to achieve a clear, even sound. You should already have looked … Continue reading

Getting triple tonguing nailed with secure and solid technique

Triple and Double Tonguing Triple and double tonguing are really useful skills to develop and can help you to play faster music with greater clarity and accuracy.  As with all new skills there are good ways, and possibly not so … Continue reading

How to create, and keep, those musical New Year’s resolutions in 2013

The start of another year and that inevitable feeling that the year ahead needs to promise more than what has gone before.  Time to think about setting some goals or targets and thinking about what you would like to achieve … Continue reading