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)


General


Use a metronome while you practice / Like this one better? - Online Metronome


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


Intervals


What are intervals? - Learn about intervals


Practice identifing the intervals - Musictheory.net's Interval Trainer


Scales


Learn how to build a major scale - Musictheory.net's Major Scale Tutorial


Terms


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








Trumpet History


The History of the Trumpet - Take a guided (RealAudio file) or self-guided tour!


Trumpet History (video) - From Selmer - Alternate Link


Additional Trumpet History - Thinkquest


A short history of all the instruments - Thinkquest (usually takes awhile to load)


Science


The Science of Music - Check out their questions, movies, and exhibits! Exploratorium.edu


Watch an experimental instrument builder - Exploratorium video


Other


Then there was trumpet - How trumpets work, the family tree, and more!


How Trumpets are made (video) - From Selmer - Alternate Link


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


Jokes


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)


Miscellaneous


The Vegetable Orchestra - Yes, I said the Vegetable Orchestra...


Middle School Trumpet

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