These posts are written by: Bruce Chidester

5 Areas Where Most Trumpet Players Go Wrong.

Obviously the first mistake trumpet players make is that they chose the trumpet! But setting that aside, most trumpet players can identify 5 areas in their playing that usually give them problems, and they are- Chops Air Tone Tonguing Fingering In the next series of posts I will focus on…

Shofar Sho Good!

A shofar (pron. /ʃoʊˈfɑːr/, from Hebrew: is an ancient musical horn typically made of a ram’s horn, used for Jewish religious purposes. Like the modern bugle, the shofar lacks pitch-altering devices. All pitch control is done by varying the player’s embouchure. The shofar is blown in synagogue services on Rosh Hashanah and at the very end of Yom Kippur, and is also blown every weekday morning in the…

Different Forms Of Teaching

So, why don’t we jump right in and begin our quest for that perfect job that you are looking for in music. Different forms of teaching College/University- Teaching at the University or College level can be very satisfying for you are usually working with focused and dedicated students. Working with…

Are You Thinking About A Career In Music?

Having a full time job in music is very appealing to many young people. They view their local band director as a leader in the community who apparently enjoys his/her position and is content getting up early every morning and going to work. Or, the young person sees an entertainer…