Required Music & Materials

Required Music:
  • Arban, Conservatory Method (Fischer)
  • Belck, Modern Flexibilities for Brass - Trumpet (Meredith Music Pub)
  • Longinotti, Studies in Classical & Modern Style (International)
  • Vannetelbosch, 20 Etudes Melodic/Technical (Leduc)
Required Book for Fall:
  • Klickstein, Gerald. The Musician's Way: a Guide to Practice, Performance, & Wellness. Oxford University Press, 2009.
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. Contact: Hickey's Music to order your music. They are fast and reliable, but give them adequate timell! lf you have 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
  • B.E.R.P (optional)
  • 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 
    Cup - Denis Wick adjustable cup
    Harmon - TrumCor Zinger or JoRal
  • Oil, lubricants, cleaning supplies (mouthpiece brush; cleaning snake)