Advanced Trombone Studies - Learn to Master the Trombone!
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Advanced Trombone Studies - Learn to Master the Trombone!

Master performance and practice techniques while studying melodic, expressive Trombone pieces with a master musician!
4.5 (2 ratings)
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Last updated 3/2017
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  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • 269 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Dive into each etude with over 130 individual video lessons
  • Learn how to interpret, practice, and perform each solo
  • Tackle troublesome areas by learning troubleshooting techniques
  • Perform each etude at multiple tempos
  • Master various musical styles and techniques
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Requirements
  • Trombone
  • Trombone Mouthpiece
Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this series, MusicProfessor instructor Benjamin Osborne guides you through five challenging, engaging etudes (also know as 'studies'). Ben breaks down each piece section by section, covering all of the important rhythmic, phrasing, and musical elements as well as performing each piece at various tempos. Learn how to master a challenging piece from beginning to end! 

If you're looking to improve your euphonium skills, MusicProfessor provides the perfect easy, online way to do it! Private lessons cost anywhere from $30 - $100/hr, and as you improve, unfortunately, so does the cost of lessons. Each MusicProfessor Trombone course provides an entire year's worth of instruction, for a fraction of the cost, and at your own convenience. Plus, each course is taught by an industry leading instructor and backed by Udemy's 30-day, 100% money back guarantee! 

COURSE FEATURES:

  • Nearly 140 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Master five challenging trombone etudes
  • Extend your abilities with multiple warm-up exercises
  • Learn how to troubleshoot difficult slide passages
  • Learn how to increase tongue speed
  • Learn how to play expressively with vibrato and dynamics
  • Master various vibrato enhancing exercises
  • Review multiple complicated rhythms
  • Learn how to break down each piece into manageable practice sections
  • Play each etude at various tempos, including a final performance tempo

MusicProfessor's curriculum is used in nearly 100 schools and school districts throughout the United States and by more than 14,000 students and music teachers throughout the world. Nowhere else can you find the level of detail and professional instruction of MusicProfessor's curriculum, and, best of all, your purchase is backed by Udemy's 30-day guarantee. 

Fulfill your musical destiny by enrolling today! 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

R. Benjamin Osborne began his studies in music with the piano at age 5, and then on trombone at the age of 12. He grew up in Lubbock, TX, where he also received his bachelors degree in music performance from Texas Tech University in 2002 studying under Don Lucas. 

After completing his Bachelors degree, Ben took a brief respite from music, spending one year in urban ministry in Chicago and then two years of full-time study at Dallas Theological Seminary, earning a certificate of graduate studies. In 2007, Ben completed a masters degree in trombone performance at Southern Methodist University where he studied with John Kitzman. 

Ben has served as second trombone of the Austin Symphony Orchestra since 2008. He has performed on numerous occasions with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and has served as faculty at the MasterWorks Festival in Winona Lake, Indiana and The Festival Institute at Round Top. In August of 2010 Ben was appointed as Adjunct Instructor of Trombone at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas where he currently teaches. 

As a soloist Ben has performed with the Metropolitan Winds in the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas, with the SHSU Symphonic Band, and in recital as guest artist at Baylor University, Texas State University, the University of Texas, Southern Methodist University, and at the 2010 Junior International Trombone Festival in Austin, TX. Ben is an artist and clinician with the Edwards Instrument Company and owner and sole proprietor of Edwards House Texas. 

Ben currently resides in Conroe, Texas with his wife Rachel.

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This course has been provided by MusicProfessor, an online music education company.

Who is the target audience?
  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Adult Learner
  • Intermediate Player
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Curriculum For This Course
136 Lectures
07:48:29
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Lesson 1 - Allegro mosso
28 Lectures 01:13:11

Get started on the right foot. Begin here by watching our brief introduction for the first section and by downloading the course companion sheet music book. 

Preview 00:21


Fundamentals of Practice
04:35


Eb Minor
02:51

Articulation and Key Exercises
04:51

Three Note Exercises
03:16

More Exercises
03:22

Section A - Run Through
00:45

Section A - Buzz and Play
03:27

Section A - Musical Things
06:15

Section A - Practice Run Through
01:41

Section B - Run Through
00:27

Section B - Looping
04:01

Section B - Practice Run Through
00:32

Section C - Run Through
00:40

Section C - Practice Technique
05:30

Section C - Even Articulation and Sound
04:52

Section C - Practice Run Through
00:53

Section D - Run Through
00:43

Section D - Differences
02:43

Section D - Practice Run Through
01:01

Section E - Run Through
00:36

Section E - Tuning Low Eb
04:57

Section E - Practice Run Through
00:51

Wrap Up
02:54

Practice Run Through
02:41

Performance Run Through
01:59
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Lesson 2 - Allegro Moderato
28 Lectures 56:42
Introduction
00:36

Three Note Exercises
04:13

High Register
03:41

Triple Tonguing
04:11

Section A - Run Through
00:34

Section A - Rhythm
02:54

Section A - Arpeggios
01:52

Section A - Triple Tonguing
02:33

Section A - Practice Run Through
00:57

Section B - Run Through
00:34

Section B - Snapping
01:33

Section B - Buzzing
03:21

Section B - Dynamics
01:20

Section B - Practice Run Through
00:52

Section C - Run Through
00:27

Section C - Articulation
03:25

Section C - Practice Run Through
00:34

Section D - Run Through
00:35

Section D - Practice
04:50

Section D - Practice Run Through
01:08

Section E - Run Through
00:41

Section E - Practice
04:17

Section E - Practice Run Through
00:56

Section F - Run Through
00:27

Section F - Arpeggio
05:08

Section F - Practice Run Through
00:35

Practice Run Through
02:37

Performance Run through
01:51
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Lesson 3 - Adagio cantabile
23 Lectures 01:29:40
Introduction
01:08

Three Note Exercise
05:50

High Range
05:42

Arpeggio Practice
04:43

mm. 1-4 - Tonguing
05:27

Rhythm
06:04

mm. 11-14 - Articulation
02:24

Section A - Run Through
01:25

mm. 15-18 - Arpeggio
04:01

Rubato
05:52

Section B - Run Through
01:18

Section C - Run Through
02:07

Section D - Phrasing
07:08

Buzzing Wide Intervals
04:01

Section D - Grace Note
01:44

Section D - Run Through
00:49

Tuning in the High Range
08:43

Section E - Run Through
01:26

Super Soft Practice Methods
06:38

Section F - Run Through
00:44

Full Run Through
03:20

What Judges are Listening For
04:49

Practice for Performance
04:17
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Lesson 4 - Andante affettuoso
28 Lectures 52:58
Introduction
00:23

Long Tones
01:39

Articulation
03:18


Slide Technique
04:34

Getting Ready for the Etude
05:02

Style
02:19

Sound
01:48

Time Rhythm Tempo
04:06

Specifics of Each Phrase
00:22

Section A - Run Through
00:29

Section A - Direction
00:31

Section A - Grupetto
02:46

Section A - Sing Buzz Play
02:29

Section A - Practice Run Through
01:09

Section B - Run Through
00:30

Section B - Articulation
02:07

Section B - Repetition
01:22

Section B - Fermata
00:30

Section B - Practice Run Through
00:57

Section C - Run Through
00:40

Section C - Style
01:11

Section C - Sforzando
02:35

Section C - Arpeggios
01:49

Section C - Alternate Positions
02:07

Section C - Practice Run Through
01:10

Mark Your Music
01:39

Performance Run Through
01:56
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Lesson 5 - Allegretto
29 Lectures 01:01:58
Introduction
01:09

Alternate Positions
04:05

Sound as Long Tones
02:21

General Articulation
04:48

Staccato Articulation
03:08

1 & A Rhythm
08:31

Breathing
03:10

Slow and Relaxed
02:10

Section A - Run Through
00:27

Section A - Practice Methods
03:38

Section A - Alternate Positions
01:05

Section A - Practice Run Through
00:54

Section B - Run Through
00:21

Section B - Style Change
03:54

Section B - Practice Run Through
00:42

Section C - Run Through
00:28

Section C - Alternate Positions
00:57

Section C - mm. 22-23
02:28

Section C - Practice Run Through
00:36

Section D - Run Through
00:22

Section D - Interval Exercise
03:14

Section D - mm. 31-32 Practice Rhythms
02:14

Section D - Practice Run Through
00:35

Section E - Run Through
00:30

Section E - Alternate Positions
01:38

Section E - Practice Techniques
04:37

Section E - Where to Breathe
01:49

Section E - Practice Run Through
00:49

Performance Run Through
01:18
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