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Tips for Trumpet

Gary Wurtz , DMA
SFA Assistant Professor of Music, Trumpet
Director, SFA Jazz Band

For more information about Dr. Wurtz, visit his faculty web site.  Or you may contact him via email


  Arban's Practice Routine
  Trumpet Intonation
  The Essential Trumpeter
  How Do I Teach My Trumpets to Play Higher?
  Trumpet (Cornet) Embouchure Tips for Beginners
  Transposition Issues  

Thoughts for Successful Trumpet Playing


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