Tag: trumpet

Is It Time to Upgrade Your Trumpet?

Whether your child has been playing the trumpet now for only a few months or quite a few years, you may be asking yourself the questions ‘Should I upgrade their trumpet?’ and…

Brass Instruments

When Is It Time to Upgrade Your Brass Instrument?

To the non-musician eye, there’s no difference between a student trumpet and a professional one. But there’s a universe of difference between brass instruments designed to introduce students to music and those…

5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Trumpet Players 2020

If you’re reading this, you’re a last-minute shopper who needs to find a Christmas gift stat! If you put off your Christmas shopping until the very last minute, and have no idea…

Learn How To Read Trumpet Music with These Easy Tips

Learning how to read trumpet music is easy. Start by learning the musical alphabet, then understand concepts including the staff, treble clef, notes, and time signature. Although music lessons are a great…

How To Hold a Trumpet: Easy Tips for Beginning Players

If you’re wondering how to hold a trumpet, begin by learning the standard grip for left hand placement and right hand placement. Being a trumpet player requires practice, technique, and dedication. Learning…

What’s the Difference Between a Cornet and Trumpet?

Trumpets and cornets look and often sound very similar. In fact, it’s a common mistake for people to think that a cornet is just a short trumpet. While there are many similarities…

Brass Instruments: A Guide

What are Brass Instruments?

Many of the world’s most important genres, including jazz and orchestral music, wouldn’t be possible without the use of brass instruments. From Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong to Mozart and Bach, many…

Giardinelli Brand Spotlight Part 2: Instruments

Giardinelli Brand Spotlight Part 2: Instruments

In the first part of this series, we introduced you to Giardinelli mouthpieces, reeds, and accessories, but did you know Giardinelli sells premium brasswind and woodwind instruments, too? Giardinelli may be a…