Army Band Beginner Series

Instructional Videos for New Musicians

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Parts of Flute

Assembly

Disassembly and Cleaning

Embouchure

Headjoint Sounds

Hand Position and Posture

First Notes: D, C, Bb

First Notes: F, Eb, D

Tonguing

Hot Cross Buns

Opening the Case and Assembly

Playing Position

Hot Cross Buns

First Notes: D, C, Bb

Tonguing

First Notes: E, D, C

Embouchure

Disassembly

Assembly

Embouchure

How to Swab the Clarinet

How to Put a Reed on a Clarinet

Hand Position, Exercise 1

Hand Position, Exercise 2

How to Hold a Clarinet

Tonguing: Part 1

Assembling the Mouthpiece

Disassembly

Opening the Case

Assembling the Instrument

Learning the First Notes

Making a Sound

Making a Sound 2

Disassembly and Storage

First Notes: C, D, E

Hot Cross Buns

Water in Valves

Hot Cross Buns

First Notes: C, D, E

Embouchure and Buzzing

Disassembly

Assembly

Alternate Assembly Posture

Opening the Case & Parts of the Trumpet

Mouthpiece Buzzing & Tonguing

Holding the Trumpet

First Notes: E, F, G

First Notes: E, D, C

Emptying Water and Oiling Valves

Embouchure Introduction

Disassembly and Storage

Breathing for Brass

Posture

Hot Cross Buns

Disassembly

Parts of the Horn and Assembly

Hand Position and Posture

Buzzing and Sirens

Tonguing

Hot Cross Buns

Cleaning the Trombone

Oiling the Slide

First Notes: F, Eb, D

First Notes: D, C, Bb

Hot Cross Buns

First Notes: Eb, F, G

Emptying Water and Oiling Valves

The Case and Parts of the Horn

Mouthpiece Sounds & How to Tongue

First Notes: D, C, Bb

Embouchure and Buzzing

Disassembly and Storage

Assembly and Hand Position

Assembly

First Notes: Bb, C, D and Hot Cross Buns

First Notes: Eb, F, G and Hot Cross Buns

Instrument Maintenance

Introduction to Buzzing

Advanced Buzzing

How to Set Up Bells

Paradiddle

Drumming Grip

Identifying Keys on the Bell Kit

Mallet Grip

C Major

Hot Cross Buns

Four Basic Strokes

Single Stroke Roll

Open Roll

Flam Stroke

Striking Area

Crossing the Break (Part 2)

Crossing the Break (Part 1)

Tonguing: Part 3

Tonguing: Part 2

Tongue Position

Air Support