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High Brass (4)

Your face and mouth structure has everything to do with how you make sound on the trombone. Carl experienced a debilitating injury that brought his life as a performing trombonist to a standstill. How do you handle that, and how do you come back? Find out in this #transform2perform interview with Carl Lundgren.

 

When faced with a new challenge or opportunity, what are the defining differences between the approach of a student vs. are a professional? Understanding this as a student is important because the professional approach is what the student is strives to achieve. Listen to Denis Wick artist Carl Lundgren's definition between the two - are you a student or a professional?

When you choose your mouthpiece, size and sound are 2 very important factors in that search. When all is said and done though, which one becomes more important? In this video, Denis Wick artist Carl Lundgren shares an interesting experience on stage that might shed light on the answer.

If there is one thing most brass players dread, it’s giving a lesson to a beginner.  No, it's not because we don’t want to see the next generation enjoying music the way we do, but it's because we have NO CLUE how to fill 30 minutes of time for a student that may or may not have her horn correctly assembled.

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Mouthpiece trials can be a dangerous sport! While we don’t suggest wearing a helmet, there are some steps you can take that will protect the sensitive area of your lips and muscles from damage. Follow the steps below and you should be able to walk out of your trial session unscathed and hopefully with a new mouthpiece!

Are you a musician? Your New Year's resolution might include practice disciplines, range goals, technique goals, career goals, etc. Resolution planning can be tricky; too easy and you feel like you cheated, too lofty and half-way through the year you feel like a failure. If only there was one thing that you could resolve to do that would keep you busy the whole year while improving everything. And there is!