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How do I raise my standards?

Not a Superficial Behavior I recently wrote an article about why we practice and what makes us better as trumpet players. In that article I said that it is our standards that make us better players and that our practice … Continue reading

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What Defines Us?

It is a common saying among trumpet players that it is our sound that defines us. Although I do consider sound to be a very high priority, I disagree with the saying. Sound does not define us nearly as much … Continue reading

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Study Guides to Pass the Torch

For several years I have been writing study guides for my students in an effort to help them maximize their practice time. I started doing this in 2006 when I was out of the country for the month preceding solo … Continue reading

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