ITG Youth Site - A wide variety of resources, articles, tips, and much more
Trumpeter's Fanfare - A site for youth, by youth
Trumpet Think.com - Another good site with a lot to offer
The Philharmonia's Trumpet site - Articles, videos, sounds, and more. Use the menu on the left to explore
SoundJunction.org - Tons of neat stuff here covering all aspects of music. Go! Explore! Enjoy!
Sound Junction's Trumpet page - When you're done you can explore the other instruments too!
Laura Kluga.com - Scales, warmups, articles, links and more
Fingering Chart - Because wrong notes turn your director's hair gray!
Playing Basics - Good review for players of all ages
Trumpet Warm-ups - Accept the "terms" and download - A great routine for developing players
Brass Scale Sheets - Use the "Junior" version
Tips for improving your playing - From the Texas School Music Project
ITG Youth "Ask a Teacher" - Submit questions and read others' too!
ITG Youth Masterclass - Tips from the Masters
Mouthpieces explained - Note: ALWAYS consult with your private teacher/director before switching anything!
Basic Trumpet care (video) - Keep your instrument ship-shape
How to properly clean and care for your Trumpet - Instruments shouldn't double as a science experiments!
Give your horn a bath - A great tutorial with pictures (this is a .pdf/powerpoint file)
Practice sight reading rhythms to become a better rhythm reader - PracticeSightReading.com
Staying Motivated - Good advice for everyone (not just trombonists) (.pdf file)
You play a wind instrument, not a breeze instrument! - Build your breathing abilities (.pdf file)
Notes and key signatures
Name your notes - Musictheory.net's Note Name Trainer
Finger your fingerings - Musictheory.net's Brass Trainer (set Instrument/Range/etc. on the right hand side)
Speed up your note naming and fingering abilities - Music Racer
Practice naming key signatures - Musictheory.net's Key Signature Trainer
Learn key signatures using the Circle of Fifths - Circle of Fifths lessons
What are intervals? - Learn about intervals
Practice identifing the intervals - Musictheory.net's Interval Trainer
Learn how to build a major scale - Musictheory.net's Major Scale Tutorial
What does that word mean? - Virgina Tech's Multimedia Dictionary
Compose (write) your own music
Using the computer - Free Finale Notepad Software
Using staff paper - Print your own staff paper
The History of the Trumpet - Take a guided (RealAudio file) or self-guided tour!
Additional Trumpet History - Thinkquest
A short history of all the instruments - Thinkquest (usually takes awhile to load)
The Science of Music - Check out their questions, movies, and exhibits! Exploratorium.edu
Watch an experimental instrument builder - Exploratorium video
Then there was trumpet - How trumpets work, the family tree, and more!
Easy Bugle Calls (.pdf) - Useful bugle calls you can perform for scouting and military/patriotic functions
Intermediate/Advanced Bugle Calls (.pdf) - Useful bugle calls for scouting and military/patriotic functions
All about the orchestra, instruments, composers, and more! - New York Philharmonic Kids Site
Perfect Pitch - Baseball meets band and orchestra!
The Celebrity Band - Find out which famous celebrities play your instrument!
Brass players in the movies - Find out which brass players can be heard in your favorite movies
Artist and Composer Biographies - From 8notes.com
Music Professions - Read about some of the jobs you might enjoy
Multimedia Audio and Video
Trumpet Videos - An excellent, well organized collection hosted by David Werden
Trumpet Bloopers - Audio Collection
Trumpet Radio - Click on the "Instruments" tab then on "Trumpet Soloists" icon - Courtesy of Accu Radio
Jazz Trumpet Radio - Scroll down to "Jazz" and click on "Trumpet Jazz"
What's happening inside my mouthpiece? (video) - One word: Freakycool
Instrument Jokes - A collection of jokes for all the instruments
Dr. Duck's Music Jokes - Another collection of music jokes (Notice: This is LARGE and takes time to load)
The Vegetable Orchestra - Yes, I said the Vegetable Orchestra...