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Confidence In My Reputation

My Reputation Is Not Your Responsibility I’ve been teaching trumpet lessons very successfully for thirty-three years now. I feel confident enough in my reputation as a teacher, as a musician and as a composer, that I do not need to … Continue reading

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Music Lesson Studio Makeover

After months of planning and weeks of physical effort, we finally near the end of the studio makeover. The following pictures show some before shots, a few action shots, and then some photos of how the room looks right now. … Continue reading

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Be the Cream, Not the Milk

How can you stay competitive in a market where most teachers are charging less than you are? Should you lower your rates? How will you survive if you charge “too much?” Be the Cream, Not the Milk I recently posted … Continue reading

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Music Without a Pulse Is Dead

Feel the Pulse I often tell my students that counting is not just for beginners. There is never a time in your music career when you are “good enough” to stop counting. I had an epiphany one Saturday, on a … Continue reading

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Is There Just One Way to Play Trumpet?

Pedagogical Contradictions in Trumpet Methods When I first began following trumpet discussions on the internet, in the mid 90’s, I was amazed by how many different approaches there were to playing the trumpet. I grew up thinking that there was … Continue reading

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Approved Teachers Lists – We Want You!!!

Doing More for More People Now that the online music store has been updated, we are in a better position to do more for more people without neglecting anyone in the process. As we move forward in our business plans, … Continue reading

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1001 Reasons for Your Bad Trumpet Sound

Just about every article I’ve ever read about tone production on the trumpet had to do with the process of getting a better sound. Unfortunately, it has been my experience that there are far more obstacles than there are processes. … Continue reading

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