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Adam Rapa’s Facebook Live 3/27/2018

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The great Adam Rapa joined us LIVE on the Trumpeters With Real Gigs Facebook group today. We had a great time talking about everything from valves to trumpet manufacturing, to double-tonguing while circular breathing! This episode will be available for 24 hours – until 5 pm EST on Thursday 29 March, 2018. If you’d like…

Would You Sing the High C?

  As a longtime member of the Canadian Brass, and an active freelancer and teacher, Chris Coletti is one of the best-known trumpeters out there.   One of his trademarks as a performer is, funny enough, not playing the trumpet.   It’s as a singer.   Singing like a girl.   When Chris first began…

Chris Coletti Explains Why You Shouldn’t Start a Brass Quintet

Just be yourself… Imagine yourself as a brash, 25 year old trumpeter, fresh out of the Juilliard School of Music. You’ve just been hired by one of the most famous, iconic and esteemed ensembles in the world, and you’re eager to make your mark. While on your first tour with the group, however, you’re constantly…