Trumpet lessons are structured help you acquire the tools and knowledge needed to cultivate a successful career in music. Lessons assignments are tailored to meet the needs of the individual student but generally include solo repertoire, etudes, technical studies, orchestral excerpts and literature, jazz studies, sight reading skills, and pedagogy – a “well-balanced diet” of musical skills. All students are afforded solo performance opportunities that encourage the development of advanced musical skills, stage presence, and the self-confidence performers and educators need to succeed in their respective fields. Additionally, all trumpet students are able to gain valuable performing experience through participation in our Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Ensembles, Pride Marching Band, and various chamber ensembles.
Texas A&M University-Commerce offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in music education and music performance. Our high student/professor ratio, top-notch performing ensembles, state-of-the-art facilities, and accomplished, dedicated faculty makes A&M-Commerce your launching point for a successful career in music.
The links below will help you prepare for admissions and auditions. Be sure to check out our Brass Events calendar and attend some of our great concerts, recitals and other activities!