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I help with several programs in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including the Lewisville, Prosper, & Birdville Independent School Districts. Most recently I taught for three years in the greater Austin (TX) area working in the Leander, Round Rock, Lake Travis, Pflugerville, and Austin Independent School Districts. In addition I'm also on the brass staff of Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps where my primary responsibility is to develop & manage the baritone & euphonium section. The materials provided were organized for beginners through professionals and are meant to help enhance the fundamentals for any musician.
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TMEA Euphonium Etude Supplementary Materials
The following materials have been specifically selected & designed to help in the teaching & preparation of the TMEA Euphonium Etudes for All-State auditions. Questions? Would you like to see something added? Contact Here
- A = mm.1-20
- B = mm. 21-37
- A' = mm. 38-end
A = 8+12 (4+4, 5+4+3), B = 8+9 (4+4, 4+3+2), A' = 11 (4+3+4)
- A = mm.1-16,
- B = mm.17-24,
- A' = pick up to mm.25-end.
A = 8+8, B = 4+4, A' = 4+4
- A = mm.1-41
- B = mm.42-57
- Coda = mm.58-end
A = 16+18+7 (8+8, 8+10, 4+3), B = 8+8 (4+4, 4+4), Coda = 6+8 (4+2, 4+4)
Multiple Tonguing Basics for Brass
This is a short packet that I wrote for the Bluecoats to use in our brass technique packets for our students. An achievable range it utilized throughout to help develop this technique & maximize repetitions. There are plenty of wonderful resources out there, but this is focused on those initial steps before students move towards more advanced materials. The sole purpose of this packet is to establish a solid foundation to build on.
Veggies is a daily exercise packet organized so the student or teacher may adjust the materials to their individual needs. Each exercise has an underlining priority in air flow while also addressing each fundamental component important to our daily obstacles.
12 Progressive Major Scales
Designed with the beginner in mind, this packet progresses primarily by range (expanding outward from Bb) and prioritizes the 8 scales used for TMEA Middle School Region Band auditions: Bb, F, C, G, D, Db, Ab, & Eb.
- Additional scales provided: A, E, B, & Gb.
36 Progressive Minor Scales
Once a clear understanding is established with the major scales, study may begin on the minor scales. This packet follows the same progression as the 12 Progressive Major Scales packet above.
2. Harmonic minor
3. Melodic minor
- Presented below in three chapters:
2. Harmonic minor
3. Melodic minor
Free Manuscript Paper
A few sheets of manuscript paper are required at all lessons. These may be used to write down lesson assignments & unique exercises relevant to the topics or music currently being discussed in lessons or rehearsals.
Euphonium Fingering/Valve Chart
This fingering/valve chart is borrowed from the Arban Complete Method for Trombone & Euphonium edited by Joseph Alessi & Dr. Brian Bowman. This provides valve combinations for both 4-valve Compensating & Non-compensating valve systems.
|Arban Fingering/Valve Chart (compensating & non-compensating)|
|File Size:||68 kb|
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