Required Music & Materials

Required Music & Materials

Required Music:
  • Caffarelli, IO0 Studi Melodici (Ricordi)
  • Grabowski, The Trumpet Doctor (on Dropbox)
  • Murphy, Lyrical Etudes (Colin/Caruso)
  • Vannetelbosch, 2O Etudes Melodic/Technical (Leduc)
You may be asked to obtain other books, depending on your needs. lt will also be necessary for you to purchase solo material each semester. I suggest you contact: Hickey's Music to order your music. They are fast and reliable, but give them adequate timell! lf you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me!!!
Hickey's Music Center
104 Adams Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
Orders: l.80O.HICKEYS (442.5397) 
Required Materials:
Please be certain that you have the following materials to begin trumpet study at UNI:
  • Good quality trumpet & mouthpiece [l do not dictate brand or model]
  • Metronome Digital Recorder - optional, but highly recommended!
  • Appropriate mutes (straight, cup, harmon, plunger) - lf you are buying new ones, get:
    Straight - Denis Wick or TrumCor (Aluminum/copper bottom)
    Cup - Denis Wick adjustable cup
    Harmon - TrumCor Zinger or JoRal bubble (copper is nice!)
  • Oil, lubricants, cleaning supplies (mouthpiece brush; cleaning snake)
  • Required Book for Fall: Klickstein, Gerald. The Musician's Way: a Guide to Practice, Performance, & Wellness. Oxford University Press, 2009.
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