Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Beginning Trumpet Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - The Trumpet

    • Lesson 1: Intro

    • Lesson 2: History

    • Lesson 3: What's in Your Case?

    • Lesson 4: Mouthpiece

    • Lesson 5: Mouthpiece Care

    • Lesson 6: Mouthpiece Placement

    • Lesson 7: Trumpet

    • Lesson 8: Parts of the Trumpet

    • Lesson 9: Instrument Care

    • Lesson 10: Air

    • Lesson 11: Hand Position

    • Lesson 12: Posture

    • Lesson 13: Forming an Embouchure

    • Lesson 14: Buzzing

    • Lesson 15: Matching Pitch

    • Lesson 16: Exercise 1

    • Lesson 17: Review

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    Module 2 - Playing the Trumpet

    • Lesson 18: Intro

    • Lesson 19: Recap

    • Lesson 20: Playing on the Trumpet

    • Lesson 21: Playing on the Trumpet Wrong

    • Lesson 22: Exercise 1

    • Lesson 23: Note G

    • Lesson 24: Pulse

    • Lesson 25: Articulation

    • Lesson 26: Bad Articulation

    • Lesson 27: Ending a Note

    • Lesson 28: Notes in Succession

    • Lesson 29: Note C

    • Lesson 30: Note Low C

    • Lesson 31: Getting to Know the C's

    • Lesson 32: Exercise 2.1

    • Lesson 33: Exercise 2.2

    • Lesson 34: Exercise 2.3

    • Lesson 35: Review

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    Module 3 - Reading Music

    • Lesson 36: Intro

    • Lesson 37: Recap

    • Lesson 38: Rhythmic Notation

    • Lesson 39: Time Signature

    • Lesson 40: Reading Time

    • Lesson 41: Reading Time, part II

    • Lesson 42: Note F

    • Lesson 43: Note E

    • Lesson 44: Note D

    • Lesson 45: The Musical Staff

    • Lesson 46: Mary Had a Little Lamb

    • Lesson 47: Review

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    Module 4 - Expanding Range

    • Lesson 48: Intro

    • Lesson 49: Recap

    • Lesson 50: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 51: Note A

    • Lesson 52: London Bridge

    • Lesson 53: Note B

    • Lesson 54: Getting to know A and B

    • Lesson 55: C Major Scale

    • Lesson 56: Dotted Half Notes

    • Lesson 57: 3-4 Time

    • Lesson 58: German Waltz

    • Lesson 59: Transposition

    • Lesson 60: Review

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    Module 5 - Major Scales

    • Lesson 61: Intro

    • Lesson 62: Recap

    • Lesson 63: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 64: Note D

    • Lesson 65: Note Bb

    • Lesson 66: A Brief introduction to Lip Slurs

    • Lesson 67: Getting to know Bb and D

    • Lesson 68: Note Low B

    • Lesson 69: Note Low Bb

    • Lesson 70: Getting to know B and Bb

    • Lesson 71: Intro to Major Scales

    • Lesson 72: C Major Scale

    • Lesson 73: Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 74: Eighth Notes on the Staff

    • Lesson 75: Eighth Notes continued

    • Lesson 76: Ode to Joy

    • Lesson 77: Frere Jacques

    • Lesson 78: Review

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    Module 6 - Intervals

    • Lesson 79: Intro

    • Lesson 80: Recap

    • Lesson 81: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 82: Note E

    • Lesson 83: Getting to know E

    • Lesson 84: Note Eb

    • Lesson 85: Getting to know Eb

    • Lesson 86: Note Low Eb

    • Lesson 87: Getting to know Low Eb

    • Lesson 88: Bb Major Scale

    • Lesson 89: Interval Study

    • Lesson 90: Intervals and Accents

    • Lesson 91: Can Can

    • Lesson 92: Review

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    Module 7 - Dotted Quarter + Eighths

    • Lesson 93: Intro

    • Lesson 94: Recap

    • Lesson 95: Recap, part II

    • Lesson 96: Note F

    • Lesson 7: Getting to know F

    • Lesson 98: F Major Scale

    • Lesson 99: Note Ab

    • Lesson 100: Getting to know Ab

    • Lesson 101: Eb Major Scale

    • Lesson 102: Tuning

    • Lesson 103: Dotted Quarter + Eighths

    • Lesson 104: America

    • Lesson 105: Theme from the 'New World'

    • Lesson 106: Review

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    Module 8 - Trumpet Transposition

    • Lesson 107: Intro

    • Lesson 108: Recap

    • Lesson 109: Transposition Phenomenon

    • Lesson 110: Note F#

    • Lesson 111: Getting to know F#

    • Lesson 112: Lip Slurs and Dynamics-converted

    • Lesson 113: Lip Slurs and Dynamics, part II

    • Lesson 114: Note C#

    • Lesson 115: Getting to know C#

    • Lesson 116: D Major Scale

    • Lesson 117: Note Low C#

    • Lesson 118: Getting to know Low C#

    • Lesson 119: Note Low A

    • Lesson 120: Getting to know Low A

    • Lesson 121: Note Ab

    • Lesson 122: Getting to know Ab

    • Lesson 123: Enharmonics

    • Lesson 124: Humoresque

    • Lesson 125: Humoresque, part II

    • Lesson 126: Stars and Stripes

    • Lesson 127: Review

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    Module 9 - The Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 128: Intro

    • Lesson 129: Recap

    • Lesson 130: Note G

    • Lesson 131: Getting to know G

    • Lesson 132: Note Low F#

    • Lesson 133: Getting to know Low F#

    • Lesson 134: A Major Scale

    • Lesson 135: Ab Major Scale

    • Lesson 136: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 137: Chromatic Runs

    • Lesson 138: When the Saints

    • Lesson 139: When the Saints, part II

    • Lesson 140: Cleaning Tools

    • Lesson 141: Parts of the Instruments

    • Lesson 142: Cleaning the Instrument

    • Lesson 143: Putting it Back Together

    • Lesson 144: Oiling the Valves

    • Lesson 145: Mouthpiece Cleaning

    • Lesson 146: Review