Trumpet Academy 2014!

The Trumpet Academy 2014 at CSUF has been finalized! The dates are July 14, 15 and 16th from 3pm to 5:30pm. Please click on the image or link below to download the flyer.

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Trumpet Academy 2014

 

 

Bruno Mars says "Go to the Trumpet Academy!!"

Barry and Bruno Mars say..                 “Go to the Trumpet Academy!!”

 

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Trumpet Academy 2014

Cost for all three classes




 

 

Trumpet Academy 2012 Great Job!

 

Thank you to everybody for participating. Keep practicing and see you next year!!

-Barry

 

Trumpet Academy 2012 Too funny!

TRUMPET ACADEMY 2010

“Barry has instilled in our students a sense of pride and musicianship towards the trumpet.”

-Mike Cook
Director of Bands – Poway High School

A three-day comprehensive study of trumpet performance for all ages by the Principal Trumpet of the Pacific Symphony. We will discuss and work on trumpet playing, as well as overall musicianship. Topics studied will include:

  1. Equipment (Mouthpieces, Trumpets, Mutes, Maintenance)
  2. Breathing techniques
  3. Warm – ups
  4. The Mouthpiece Buzz
  5. Flexibility exercises
  6. Finger dexterity exercises
  7. RANGE
  8. Endurance
  9. Musical phrasing
  10. Loud/Soft playing with a good sound
  11. Intonation (with good intonation comes power)
  12. “Diamond of Sound” concept
  13. Importance of physical fitness
  14. ENSEMBLE PLAYING
  15. Importance of listening to the great trumpet players
  16. Importance of listening to great musicians
  17. Leadership by example
  18. Importance of PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

Most of all you will stay in good playing shape over the summer!

To purchase trumpets, mouthpieces, or accessories, please visit www.thompsonmusic.com

7 thoughts on “Trumpet Academy 2014!

  1. I would like info. on how to be a part of the Trumpet Academy, how to sign up, where it is (CSUF right?).

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