Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Intermediate Tuba Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - Extending Tuba Range

    • Lesson 1: Introduction

    • Lesson 2: Recap

    • Lesson 3: Notes D and Eb

    • Lesson 4: Eb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 5: Buzzing Exercises

    • Lesson 6: Melody 1.1 - Ode to Joy

    • Lesson 7: Melody 1.2 - Ode to Joy

    • Lesson 8: Melody 1.3 - Ode to Joy

    • Lesson 9: Review

  • 3

    Module 2 - Chromaticism

    • Lesson 10: Introduction

    • Lesson 11: Recap

    • Lesson 12: Note B

    • Lesson 13: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know B

    • Lesson 14: Note E

    • Lesson 15: Chromatic Scale - One Octave Ascending

    • Lesson 16: Chromatic Scale - One Octave Descending

    • Lesson 17: Chromatic Scale - One Octave

    • Lesson 18: The Tuba Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 19: Chromatic Tone Production

    • Lesson 20: Melody 1.1 - Kookaburra

    • Lesson 21: Review

  • 4

    Module 3 - 16th Notes

    • Lesson 22: Introduction

    • Lesson 23: Recap

    • Lesson 24: Melody 1.1 - Polly Wolly

    • Lesson 25: Exercise 1.1 - 16th Notes

    • Lesson 26: Exercise 1.2 - 16ths on the Staff

    • Lesson 27: Exercise 1.3 - 16th Notes Continued

    • Lesson 28: Exercise 2.1 - 16th Note Scales

    • Lesson 29: Exercise 2.2 - 16th Note Scales

    • Lesson 30: Melody 1.2 - Polly Wolly

    • Lesson 31: Review

  • 5

    Module 4 - Style and Phrasing

    • Lesson 32: Introduction

    • Lesson 33: Recap

    • Lesson 34: Note F

    • Lesson 35: Daily Routine

    • Lesson 36: F-Major Scale

    • Lesson 37: Low Register

    • Lesson 38: Melody 1.1 - This Old Man

    • Lesson 39: Note B

    • Lesson 40: C-Major Scale

    • Lesson 41: Melody 2.1 - All Through the Night

    • Lesson 42: Style

    • Lesson 43: Review

  • 6

    Module 5 - Style, continued

    • Lesson 44: Introduction

    • Lesson 45: Daily Routine

    • Lesson 46: Recap

    • Lesson 47: Melody 1.1 - Skip to My Lou

    • Lesson 48: Melody 1.2 - Skip to My Lou

    • Lesson 49: Note Db

    • Lesson 50: Db-Major Scale

    • Lesson 51: Melody 2.1 - Home on the Range

    • Lesson 52: Note Cb

    • Lesson 53: Gb-Major Scale

    • Lesson 54: Melody 3.1 - Going Home

    • Lesson 55: Review

  • 7

    Module 6 - Sharps

    • Lesson 56: Introduction

    • Lesson 57: Daily Routine

    • Lesson 58: Recap

    • Lesson 59: Melody 1.1 - Minuet

    • Lesson 60: Sharps

    • Lesson 61: Note F#

    • Lesson 62: G-Major Scale

    • Lesson 63: Melody 2.1 - William Tell

    • Lesson 64: Note C#

    • Lesson 65: D-Major Scale

    • Lesson 66: Melody 3.1 - Lullaby

    • Lesson 67: Enharmonics

    • Lesson 68: Review

  • 8

    Module 7 - Tuba Two-Octave Range

    • Lesson 69: Introduction

    • Lesson 70: Lip Slur Routine

    • Lesson 71: Note E

    • Lesson 72: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Low E

    • Lesson 73: Note High E

    • Lesson 74: Note High F

    • Lesson 75: F-Major Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 76: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 77: Melody 1.1 - Scarborough Faire

    • Lesson 78: Enharmonic Review

    • Lesson 79: E-Major Scale

    • Lesson 80: Melody 2.1 - America the Beautiful

    • Lesson 81: Melody 2.2 - America the Beautiful

    • Lesson 82: Review

  • 9

    Module 8 - Tuba False Pedals

    • Lesson 83: Introduction

    • Lesson 84: Chromatic Scale

    • Lesson 85: Lip Slurs

    • Lesson 86: Note Eb

    • Lesson 87: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Low Eb

    • Lesson 88: False Pedals

    • Lesson 89: Exercise 2.1 - Eb-Major Scale Practice

    • Lesson 90: Eb-Major Scale Practice

    • Lesson 91: Melody 1.1 - Scarborough Faire

    • Lesson 92: Chromatic Scale - A Respelling

    • Lesson 93: Chromatic Scale, Two-Octaves

    • Lesson 94: B-Major Scale

    • Lesson 95: Melody 2.1 - Kookabura

    • Lesson 96: A-Major Scale

    • Lesson 97: Melody 3.1 - Ode to Joy

    • Lesson 98: Review

  • 10

    Module 9 - Extended Tuba Technique

    • Lesson 99: Introduction

    • Lesson 100: Warm Up

    • Lesson 101: New Lip Slur Pattern

    • Lesson 102: Lip Slurs for Life

    • Lesson 103: Major Scales

    • Lesson 104: Basic Tone Production Review

    • Lesson 105: Instrument Care

    • Lesson 106: Future Recommendations

    • Lesson 107: Ensemble Skills