Trumpet Solos: Learn how to Perform Three Fun, Unique Pieces

Master the art of musical practice, preparation, and performance with three separate, intermediate-level Trumpet solos!
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  • Lectures 53
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

In this series, MusicProfessor instructor John Holt guides you through the entirety of three intermediate trumpet solos "Altair," "English Suite," and "Aria." Learn the important musical, rhythmic and stylistic elements of each piece in various tempos, while also learning how to practice and perform.

If you’re looking to improve your Trumpet 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 Trumpet 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 60 video lessons
  • Downloadable sheet music for each lesson
  • Master three rewarding, fun Trumpet solos
  • Extend your abilities with multiple warm-up exercises
  • Learn how to troubleshoot difficult fingering passages
  • Learn how to improve tongue speed and accuracy
  • Review multiple complicated rhythms
  • Discuss trouble areas and troubleshooting techniques
  • 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. 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!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

John Holt is Associate Professor of Trumpet and Chair of the Division of Instrumental Studies at the University of North Texas. Holt is also principal trumpet with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, a position he has held since 1989.

The consummate musical artist, Holt has appeared as a soloist with orchestras throughout the United States and Europe. Committed to the advancement of contemporary chamber music in performance, recordings and education, Holt has commissioned, premiered and recorded numerous works since 2003. Trumpet Panoply CD 769 is Holt's seventh solo CD recording with Crystal Records and was released in April of 2011. His six previous solo recordings, all on the Crystal Records label, have received unanimous critical acclaim by industry publications Fanfare, American Record Guide, Instrumentalist, Gramophone and the International Trumpet Guild.

Born in Dallas, TX, Holt began studying trumpet at the age of 12 with Richard Giangiulio, former Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Symphony. He continued his studies at the University of Miami with Gilbert D. Johnson, former Principal Trumpet of the Philadelphia Orchestra. At age 22, Holt performed as Co-Principal Trumpet of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Ft. Lauderdale, under the direction of Emerson Buckley. At age 24, Holt became Principal Trumpet of the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Italy, Zubin Mehta, music director. While in Italy, Holt had the great privilege of playing under some of the worlds most renowned conductors including: Luciano Berio, Georges Prtre, James Conlon, Gerd Albrecht, Carlos Kleiber, Krzysztof Penderecki, Riccordo Chailly and Carlo Maria Giulini.

At the invitation of artistic director and conductor Nicola Rescigno, Holt became Principal Trumpet of the Dallas Opera Orchestra in 1989. He received distinguished opera service awards in 1999, 2004 and 2009. Holt’s orchestral discography includes numerous recordings with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, The Dallas Opera Orchestra and The Voices of Change. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist, performing on the Yamaha Chicago C trumpet and uses TrumCor mutes, for whom he is a consultant.

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

What are the requirements?

  • Trumpet
  • Mouthpiece

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 60 individual lessons with corresponding sheet music
  • Learn how to interpret, practice, and perform each solo
  • Discuss trouble areas and troubleshooting techniques
  • Multiple run-throughs at various tempos
  • Learn about various musical styles and techniques

What is the target audience?

  • Student
  • Teacher
  • Adult Learners
  • Absolute Beginners

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Curriculum

Section 1: Altair
Intro
Preview
00:20
Defining Terms
Preview
01:03
Time Signatures, 6/8 and 2/4
Preview
02:09
Dynamics
Preview
01:08
Section A - Run Through
Preview
01:05
Section A - Style
Preview
02:16
Section A - Rhythm
Preview
02:28
Section A - Rests
01:13
Section B - Run Through
00:50
Section B - Style
01:04
Section B - Rhythm
03:04
Section B - Breathing
01:04
Section B - Valve Slides
01:59
Section B - Slow Run Through
01:08
Trio - Run Through
00:53
Trio - Style and Key
01:41
Trio - Rhythm
05:13
Trio - Fermata
01:41
Trio - Slow Run Through
01:26
Road Map
05:46
Coda - Run Through
01:19
Coda - Rhythm
02:47
Full Performance Run Through
03:48
Section 2: English Suite
Intro
01:00
Defining Terms
00:34
Key
01:30
Section A - Run Through
00:43
Section A - Style
02:29
Section A - Rhythm
02:59
Section A - Articulation
02:30
Section A - Intervals
01:43
Section A - Practice Run Through
01:21
Section B - Run Through
00:37
Section B - Rhythm
01:49
Section B - High Notes
01:36
Section B - Tricky Articulations
02:01
Section B - Slow Run Through
01:05
Form
00:56
Full Performance Run Through (Slow)
03:21
Full Performance Run Through (Fast)
02:01
Section 3: Aria
Intro
00:23
Defining Terms
01:38
Scale (F)
01:05
Section A - Run Through
01:02
Style
02:44
Accidentals and Grace Notes
02:07
Leaps
01:16
Phrasing Dynamics
02:04
1st and 2nd Endings
02:47
Section B - Run Through
00:56
Descant
00:56
Rall E Dim
01:21
Performance Run Through
03:47

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