Books

Practical guides for various levels of trumpet technique and performance. Learn about everything from fingerings and embouchure to composition and good rehearsal practice.

Bill Pfund's Beginning Trumpet Method

$20.00

Bill Pfund's Beginning Trumpet Method is a comprehensive method for the beginning trumpeter that includes beginner's information, including holding the trumpet, posture, fingerings, and cleaning. The exercises at the beginning have a choice of starting with low C or with middle G, depending upon what note sounds most easily for the individual student. This book is intended to supplement either a typical beginning band program or to be used with an instructor.

Bill Pfund's Intermediate Trumpet Method

$20.00

Bill Pfund's Intermediate Trumpet Method is a continuation of the beginning trumpet method, with the typical lesson being three pages in length and the final duet of each lesson being an entire page long. The demands of range, technique and musical complexity are progressive throughout the series. The creative assignments continue in this method and are also included in a separate workbook that includes the creative assignments from the beginning method. This book is listed as "Musical Invention Exercises for All Instruments," by Kyle Gregory.

Bill Pfund's Problem Solving Exercises for Trumpet or Cornet

$15.00

Bill Pfund's Problem Solving Exercises is a compilation of a number of basic exercises that, when played correctly, solve many of the fundamental aspects of trumpet playing. These exercises may be used as a companion to any teaching system with freedom to teach/use these studies in a variety of ways to develop correct basic approaches and habits.

Musical Invention Exercises for All Instruments

$12.00

Musical Invention Exercises for All Instruments, by Dr. Kyle Gregory, is a workbook that includes the creative assignments from both Bill Pfund's Beginning Trumpet Method and Bill Pfund's Intermediate Trumpet Method, in a workbook format with a place to do the written assignments after each exercise.

The Trumpeter's Pedagogical Guide

$20.00

The Trumpeter's Pedagogical Guide is written for both beginning and advanced trumpet students. It includes warm up exercises, suggestions for daily routines and schedules, first-aid measures, exercises to develop and strengthen many aspects of a trumpeter's technique, and a large database of trumpet music tagged with range, difficulty, and other variables.

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