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Brian Kay


Performance Tips for Brass Players

Too many brass players play performances that are not nearly as good as their best practices. Sometimes people go to play and their mouthpiece feels totally different, their lips don't respond, their tone shakes, and they forget important things. This doesn't have to happen to you! You only get one chance for each performance, so follow these tips to make the most of it.

You need to have your Mind Focused and your Body Prepared.

Focus Your Mind

Prepare Your Body


Before you play: Take lots of deep breaths and think about how you want to play. Keep your lips limber by buzzing your mouthpiece.