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Beginning Trumpet Curriculum - Brian Kay

This curriculum is designed to be an outline of what we will study over several years of private lessons. It is also meant to be a "buyer's guide" for the best and most appropriate music for any ability level.

Material is listed under the level it should be started. Items marked ^ are meant to be continued beyond the level listed. Click here for a list of Music Stores for ordering.

Trumpet - Beginning 1 (1st year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement, Bk 1, Trumpet (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales C, G, D

Solos

(Perform one from either category)
A)
Herriot: The Little House *
Lotzenhiser: Petite Valse *

B)
Mozart: Allegretto, arr. Stoufer (Kendor)
Pelz: Dedication (Belwin)
Pelz: The Valiant *
Pelz: Country Dance *
Vandercook: Trumpet Stars, Set 1: Lyra

* from Solo Sounds for Trumpet, Vol 1 (Belwin)
Jazz In the Mood, When the Saints
Theory Weber: Cornet Note Speller


Trumpet - Beginning 2 (2nd year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement,Trumpet, Bk 2 (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales and Arpeggios A, F, G-2 Octaves, Chromatic G-G

Solos

(Perform one from either category)

 
A)
Vincent: Air for Cornet (Belwin)
Endersen: The Victor (Rubank)
Vincent: Caprice *
Vincent: Russian Hymn *
Vandercook: Trumpet Stars, Set 1: Vega (Rubank)

B)
Corelli: Sarabanda and Gavotta (Rubank) **
Vandercook: Trumpet Stars, Set 1: Cygnus, Antares, Altair (Rubank)

* from Solo Sounds for Trumpet, Vol 1 (Belwin)
** from Voxman: Concert and Contest Collection for Trumpet (Rubank)
Supplemental The Best of the Beatles, Trumpet, (Hal Leonard)
Favorite Movie Themes
, Trumpet with CD (Hal Leonard)
Hymns for the Master, Trumpet with CD (Hal Leonard)
Band Jam, Trumpet with CD (Hal Leonard)

 

Beginning Trombone Curriculum - Brian Kay

This curriculum is designed to be an outline of what we will study over several years of private lessons. It is also meant to be a "buyer's guide" for the best and most appropriate music for any ability level.

Material is listed under the level it should be started. Items marked ^ are meant to be continued beyond the level listed. Click here for a list of Music Stores for ordering.

Trombone - Beginning 1 (1st year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement, Trombone, Bk 1 (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales Bb, F, C

Solos

(Perform one from either category)
A)
Smith: Camping Out (First Division)
Buchtel: Fandango (Kjos)
Buchtel: Pied Piper (Kjos)

B)
Barnes: The Clifford Barnes Trombone Album: Young Virtuoso, Young Artist (Boosey and Hawkes)
Vandercook: Trombone Gems: Ruby (Rubank)
Jazz In the Mood, When the Saints
Theory Weber: Trombone Note Speller


Trombone - Beginning 2 (2nd year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement, Trombone, Bk 2 (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales and Arpeggios G, Eb, Eb, F-2 Octaves, Chromatic F-F

Solos

(Perform one from either category)

 
A)
Barnes: The Clifford Barnes Trombone Album: Young Genius, Young Maestro (Boosey and Hawkes)
Vandercook: Trombone Gems: Emerald (Rubank)
Warren: Mantis Dance (Ludwig)

B)
Handel: Cantilena, arr. Buchtel (Kjos)
Ostransky: Two Spanish Dances (Rubank)
Mozart: Canzonetta, arr. Voxman (Rubank)
Kiefer: Elena Polka (C.L. Barnhouse)
Vandercook: Trombone Gems: Turquoise, Garnet, Topaz, Opal (Rubank)
Harris: Brass Bangles (Ludwig)
Davis: Carnival of Venice (Rubank)
Supplemental The Best of the Beatles, Trombone, (Hal Leonard)
Favorite Movie Themes
, Trombone with CD (Hal Leonard)
Hymns for the Master, Trombone with CD (Hal Leonard)
Band Jam, Trombone with CD (Hal Leonard)

 

Beginning Tuba Curriculum - Brian Kay

This curriculum is designed to be an outline of what we will study over several years of private lessons. It is also meant to be a "buyer's guide" for the best and most appropriate music for any ability level.

Material is listed under the level it should be started. Items marked ^ are meant to be continued beyond the level listed. Click here for a list of Music Stores for ordering.


Tuba - Beginning 1 (1st year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement, Tuba, Bk 1 (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales Bb, F, C

Solos

(Perform one from either category)
A)
Bell: The Spartan (First Division)
Little: Military March *
Bicycle Built for Two *

B)
Bell: Russian Medley *

* from Solo Sounds for Tuba, Vol 1 (Belwin)
Jazz In the Mood, When the Saints
Theory Weber: Tuba Note Speller


Tuba - Beginning 2 (2nd year of private study)

Method Book O'Reilly and Williams: Accent on Achievement, Tuba, Bk 2 (Alfred) (Play along CD also available)
Scales and Arpeggios G, Eb, Eb, F-2 Octaves, Chromatic F-F


Solos

 
Isaac: The Jolly Dutchman (Carl Fischer)
Handel: Sarabande and Gavotte (Rubank)
Arne: Air from Comus, arr. Little *
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King, arr. Holmes (Rubank)
Handel: Honor and Arms, arr. Bell (First Division)
Handel: Where'er You Walk *

* from Solo Sounds for Tuba, Vol 1 (Belwin)