Master the Euphonium with Simple, Intermediate Instruction!

Move beyond beginner with MusicProfessor's intermediate Euphonium course. A year's worth of lessons in just a few hours
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  • Lectures 106
  • Contents Video: 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

COURSE UPDATES:

  • (05/28/16) In order to more accurately reflect the value users get from our courses and to help us develop future content, MusicProfessor will adjust our prices from $20 to $30 on May 31, 2016. 


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Pick up where MusicProfessor's Beginner Euphonium course leaves off, adding more complex rhythms, scales and tone exercises to your repertoire.

Euphonium is a challenging, but extremely fun instrument to play, and MusicProfessor's intermediate curriculum will help you get the most out of your learning. Master the range, tone, and technique necessary to become a great euphonium player. On the way, you'll also learn useful music theory and musicianship skills. Plus, sheet music is available for each lesson.

Private lessons cost anywhere from $30 - $100/hr, and as you improve, unfortunately, so does the cost of lessons. Factor in driving time and expenses and you realize just how costly lessons can be. Each MusicProfessor Euphonium 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!


COURSE FEATURES:

  • Over 100 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Master the challenging high euphonium register
  • Extend your abilities with multiple warm-up exercises
  • Learn new, complex rhythms and meters
  • Dozens of familiar melodies and songs
  • Dozens of technique-building exercises
  • Double-tonguing tips and tricks
  • Major scales and scale exercises
  • Euphonium-specific troubleshooting tips and advice
  • Advanced Music Theory topics, including how to interpret phrasing and dynamics
  • Euphonium equipment recommendations

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. No where 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!


NOTABLE REVIEWS

"This is genius! Dr. Bowman is a great teacher and player."

-@chrismcgintymusic


ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Characterized by a virtuosic technique and a warm, rich, velvet tone, Brian Bowmans playing has thrilled audiences for more than a quarter of a century. His superb musicianship and dedication to fine brass playing have made him one of the foremost euphonium soloists in the world today. His history of euphonium firsts is impressive:

  • First euphonium recital in New Yorks Carnegie Recital Hall, 1976
  • First Euphoniumist to serve as president of the International Tuba and Euphonium Association(formerly Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association - T.U.B.A)
  • First euphonium concert tour of Japan
  • First Guest Euphonium Artist-Falcone International Euphonium Competition
  • First euphonium master class at the Paris Conservatory Superior of Music, France
  • Master teacher at the first Deutsche Tubaforum workshop to include the euphonium, tenor hornand baritone, Hammelburg, Germany, 1991

Dr. Brian L. Bowman enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, clinician, recording artist, educator and administrator. Dr. Bowman has held the principal euphonium position, in addition to being a featured soloist, in each of the bands he has been associated with: The University of Michagan Symphony Band, The United States Navy Band, The United States Bicentennial Band, The United States Air Force Band and The River City Brass Band in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

He is in demand as a guest soloist with high school, university, municipal and professional ensembles. He has performed as a soloist in all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, The Virgin Islands, Norway, Finland, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Hungary, Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, Australia, Japan, Tonga Taiwan, Thailand and the Peoples Republic of China. He has appeared as tenor tubist with the New York Philharmonic, the National Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth Symphony, and the Orchestra Symphonica of Xlapa, Mexico. He has performed concertos with the Lexington Kentucky Symphony, the Sapporo, JapanSymphony Orchestra, the North Carolina Symphony and the Madison Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to his live performances, Dr. Bowman can be heard on over 35 service band recordings and his six solo albums. He has appeared as featured soloist on Iowa Public Television with the Karl King Fort Dodge Municipal band and performed with the New Sousa Band in the Wolftrap PBS television special.

Perhaps it is his dedication to outstanding musical performance that makes him such an inspiring clinician and educator. Currently Regents Professor of Music (Euphonium) in the College of Music at The University of North Texas, Dr. Bowman has also served on the music faculty of eight other universities. His students occupy prominent positions in professional organizations worldwide. He is the author of Practical Hints for Playing the Euphonium/Baritone Hornand he frequently publishes articles in professional journals. His edition of the Arban Complete Method is the only complete bass clef edition of this famous brass method. His work as a clinician and soloist at such conferences as the Mid-West International Band Orchestra Clinic, The British Association of Symphonic Bands Wind Ensembles and many national and international brass symposia have won him international recognition. In 1989 he was awarded the British Magazines EUPHONIUM PLAYER OF THE YEAR, and in 1995 was given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association. He is the only living euphoniumist to be included in the book Twentieth-Century Brass Soloists by Michael Meckna.

As an authority in the field of euphonium performance, Brian Bowman has been asked to serve as adjudicator of many national and international euphonium competitions over the past thirty years. He has been a member of competition juries for international professional music competitions in the United States, France and Japan. He was the president of the TubaManiaeuphonium solo competition in Australia in December 1999. In 1994, an annual competition in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, was named the Brian L. Bowman Euphonium Solo Competition in his honor.

Brian Bowman is a member of the Symphonia Ensemble, a Tuba/Euphonium ensemble of professional players and teachers, which has performed throughout the United States and in Europe and recorded three compact discs with that group. He is the euphonium member of the Summit Brass Ensemble, composed of the leading soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral players in the country. He is a regular artist faculty member of the Rafael Mndez Brass Institute each summer. He has been the euphonium artist faculty member at the International Tuba-Euphonium Summer Workshopat the University of Oklahoma and the International Euphonium Institute in Atlanta, Georgia.

Brian Bowman has contributed significantly to the field of euphonium instrument design and was instrumental in the development and success of the Willson euphonium, produced by the Willson Musical Instrument Company in Flums, Switzerland and distributed by Getzen. He has also been a frequent consultant for other musical instrument companies and has designed a special line of Brian Bowman euphonium mouthpieces distributed by DEG Music Products.

Dr. Bowman has contributed significantly to the body of literature available for euphonium performers today. Not only have composers written new works at Bowmans specific request, but also many compositions have resulted merely from the composer being acquainted with Bowman and having heard his performance capabilities. Of seven new euphonium works commissioned by the Tubists Universal Brotherhood Association since its inception in 1974, Bowman has premiered four. A major thrust of Bowmans career has been working to generate quality new compositions for his beloved instrument.

Many of Dr. Bowmans accomplishments and contributions have been documented in a doctoral dissertation, The Life and Career Contributions of Brian L. Bowman through 1991, written by Sharon Elise Huff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994. In 2010, Dr. Bowman received The Clifford Bevan Award for Meritorious Work in Low Brass Scholarship, at the International Tuba Euphonium Conference.

Dr. Bowman believes that music is a most effective art form when used to communicate. To hear him or study with him is to know he is a powerful communicator and a master of that art form. Dr. Bowmans current and future projects include: performing solo/clinic/teaching tours throughout the world; creating CD recordings of all levels of literature for euphonium; commissioning and inspiring composers to write for the euphonium; and working to create performance, teaching and research opportunities for future generations of euphoniumists.

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

What are the requirements?

  • Working Euphonium
  • Euphonium Mouthpiece

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Play for longer periods without fatigues thanks to numerous strength-building exercises
  • Master the high register
  • Play nearly the full, natural range of the euphonium
  • Play lyrically by interpreting musical phrases
  • Read dynamic and stylistic markings in music notation
  • Read complex rhythms and meters
  • Double tongue
  • Master the enharmonic series

What is the target audience?

  • Adult Learner
  • Students looking to catch up
  • Students looking to get ahead
  • Music student's who can't access a private teacher
  • Intermediate Players

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Curriculum

Section 1: Euphonium Articulation
Introduction
Preview
00:49
Warm-Up
Preview
16:51
Recap
02:53
Exercise 1.1 - Gradual Dynamics
06:32
Melody 1.1 - Oh How Lovely
02:43
Exercise 2.1 - Articulation
12:13
Melody 2.1 - Twinkle
02:07
Cut Time
01:38
Exercise 3.1 - Cut Time
01:45
Melody 3.1 - Saints
05:06
Note Db
02:09
Exercise 4.1 - Getting to know Db
02:39
Ab-Major Scale
04:18
Review
01:20
Section 2: Warm Up
Introduction
01:28
Warm Up 1.1 - Tone
04:56
Warm Up 1.2 - Articulation
02:42
Warm Up 1.3 - Flexibility
14:18
Note Eb
02:18
Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Eb
01:51
Eb-Major Scale
04:53
Exercise 2.1 - Octave Slurs
03:27
Note Gb
02:36
Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know Gb
05:38
Note F
03:29
Exercise 1.3 - Getting to know F
01:37
Sharps and Enharmonics
02:25
G-Major Scale
06:09
Melody 1.1
01:56
Melody 1.2
02:23
Melody 1.3
02:31
Review
01:39
Section 3: Compound Meter
Introduction
00:40
Warm Up - Slurs
05:14
Warm Up - Articulation
01:48
Recap - Major Scales
05:56
Recap - Chromatic Scale
03:59
3/8 Time
04:00
6/8 Time
05:56
Melody 1.1 - Carnival
07:04
Db-Major Scale
04:18
Melody 2.1 - Ye Banks and Braes
01:54
Review
00:39
Section 4: The Upper Register
Introduction
01:17
Note E
02:03
Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know E
01:24
Note F
03:06
Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know F
01:15
Strengthening the Upper Register
04:25
F-Major Scale
07:54
Exercise 2.1 - Triplets
03:42
Melody 1.1 - Beautiful Dreamer
01:13
Review
02:39
Section 5: 16th Notes
Introduction
00:43
Recap
01:07
D-Major Scale
04:07
Exercise 1.1 - Scale in 3rds
06:06
Exercise 2.1 - Intervals
06:22
Exercise 3.1 - 16th Notes
05:38
Exercise 3.2 - 16ths and 3rds
01:29
Melody 1.1 - Mockingbird
02:13
Review
01:21
Section 6: Intervals
Introduction
00:58
Warm Up
05:27
Chromatic Scale
02:36
Exercise 1.1 - Chromatic Interval Study
05:03
Melody 1.1 - Black Sheep
01:52
Melody 2.1 - Teapot
05:51
Gb-Major Scale
06:52
Exercise 2.1 - Gb Tonguing Patterns
03:00
Melody 3.1 - Twinkle
00:51
Melody 4.1 - Carnival of Venice
02:32
Review
01:25
Section 7: Tonguing Exercises
Introduction
00:46
Warm Up
02:23
Exercise 1.1 - Dotted 8th + 16th
03:31
Melody 1.1 - Maryland
01:43
Melody 2.1 - Alouette
02:41
A-Major Scale
03:10
Exercise 2.1 - Tonguing
06:29
Melody 3.1 - Aida
03:02
Exercise 3.1 - Tonguing and Fingering
02:01
Review
01:23
Section 8: Syncopation
Introduction
00:50
Recap
01:38
Exercise 1.1 - Octave Slurs
02:19
Exercise 2.1 - Tonguing
04:06
Exercise 3.1 - Syncopation
09:07
Exercise 4.1 - Articulations
05:26
Melody 1.1 - Hat Dance
03:22
Melody 2.1 - Camptown Races
01:50
Note E
03:06

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