The trumpet is one of the main instruments in the brass section of an orchestra. Trumpets are also used in jazz bands. This popular, brilliant-sounding instrument is recommended for students 10 years old and above. It is easy to transport and not as expensive as other instruments. Here are some tips if you're thinking of buying your first trumpet.
- Profile of the Trumpet
- Types of Trumpets
- Parts of A Trumpet
- History of the Trumpet
- Trumpet Lessons and Resources
- The Story behind the Photo
This Day in Music History: On this day in 1868, composer Gioachino Rossini died in Passy, near Paris, France. Also on this day in 1915, composer Heitor Villa-Lobos' concert in Rio de Janeiro was well-received.
Photo Courtesy of Anne Marie Godden