Trumpet Library

Learn to play the Trumpet well through fun and self-paced video lessons. Following the professional step-by-step instruction, intermediate players will learn to enhance your already developing Trumpet technique through the advanced library of video lessons. There’s something for every player in the Trumpet Library.

Overview

There’s nothing like the bright tone of the Trumpet. With its adaptability to put distinctive sound into all genres of music, you’ll learn to make the Trumpet ring with its characteristic tone and range. The MusicProfessor instructors will lead you from opening your case for the first time through performing intermediate-level solos and etudes, all at your own pace and on any device.

This video library is perfect for:
  • First-time players ready to get playing
  • Intermediate instrumentalists looking to hone their performance skills
  • All players interested in self-paced, authentic instruction
In this library you’ll learn:
  • Instrument care and proper body position
  • How to hold the instrument and make your first sounds
  • Instrument-specific techniques to enhance your playing
  • Intermediate and advanced techniques and repertoire

Curriculumn

Level 1 Trumpet

By John Holt
  • 0 Lessons
  • John Holt
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: History
  • Lesson 3: What's in Your Case?
  • Lesson 4: Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 5: Mouthpiece Care
  • Lesson 6: Mouthpiece Placement
  • Lesson 7: Trumpet
  • Lesson 8: Parts of the Trumpet
  • Lesson 9: Instrument Care
  • Lesson 10: Air
  • Lesson 11: Hand Position
  • Lesson 12: Posture
  • Lesson 13: Forming an Embouchure
  • Lesson 14: Buzzing
  • Lesson 15: Matching Pitch
  • Lesson 16: Exercise 1
  • Lesson 17: Review
  • Lesson 18: Intro
  • Lesson 19: Recap
  • Lesson 20: Playing on the Trumpet
  • Lesson 21: Playing on the Trumpet Wrong
  • Lesson 22: Exercise 1
  • Lesson 23: Note G
  • Lesson 24: Pulse
  • Lesson 25: Articulation
  • Lesson 26: Bad Articulation
  • Lesson 27: Ending a Note
  • Lesson 28: Notes in Succession
  • Lesson 29: Note C
  • Lesson 30: Note Low C
  • Lesson 31: Getting to Know the C's
  • Lesson 32: Exercise 2.1
  • Lesson 33: Exercise 2.2
  • Lesson 34: Exercise 2.3
  • Lesson 35: Review
  • Lesson 36: Intro
  • Lesson 37: Recap
  • Lesson 38: Rhythmic Notation
  • Lesson 39: Time Signature
  • Lesson 40: Reading Time
  • Lesson 41: Reading Time, part II
  • Lesson 42: Note F
  • Lesson 43: Note E
  • Lesson 44: Note D
  • Lesson 45: The Musical Staff
  • Lesson 46: Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Lesson 47: Review
  • Lesson 48: Intro
  • Lesson 49: Recap
  • Lesson 50: Recap, part II
  • Lesson 51: Note A
  • Lesson 52: London Bridge
  • Lesson 53: Note B
  • Lesson 54: Getting to know A and B
  • Lesson 55: C Major Scale
  • Lesson 56: Dotted Half Notes
  • Lesson 57: 3-4 Time
  • Lesson 58: German Waltz
  • Lesson 59: Transposition
  • Lesson 60: Review
  • Lesson 61: Intro
  • Lesson 62: Recap
  • Lesson 63: Recap, part II
  • Lesson 64: Note D
  • Lesson 65: Note Bb
  • Lesson 66: A Brief introduction to Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 67: Getting to know Bb and D
  • Lesson 68: Note Low B
  • Lesson 69: Note Low Bb
  • Lesson 70: Getting to know B and Bb
  • Lesson 71: Intro to Major Scales
  • Lesson 72: C Major Scale
  • Lesson 73: Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 74: Eighth Notes on the Staff
  • Lesson 75: Eighth Notes continued
  • Lesson 76: Ode to Joy
  • Lesson 77: Frere Jacques
  • Lesson 78: Review
  • Lesson 79: Intro
  • Lesson 80: Recap
  • Lesson 81: Recap, part II
  • Lesson 82: Note E
  • Lesson 83: Getting to know E
  • Lesson 84: Note Eb
  • Lesson 85: Getting to know Eb
  • Lesson 86: Note Low Eb
  • Lesson 87: Getting to know Low Eb
  • Lesson 88: Bb Major Scale
  • Lesson 89: Interval Study
  • Lesson 90: Intervals and Accents
  • Lesson 91: Can Can
  • Lesson 92: Review
  • Lesson 93: Intro
  • Lesson 94: Recap
  • Lesson 95: Recap, part II
  • Lesson 96: Note F
  • Lesson 7: Getting to know F
  • Lesson 98: F Major Scale
  • Lesson 99: Note Ab
  • Lesson 100: Getting to know Ab
  • Lesson 101: Eb Major Scale
  • Lesson 102: Tuning
  • Lesson 103: Dotted Quarter + Eighths
  • Lesson 104: America
  • Lesson 105: Theme from the 'New World'
  • Lesson 106: Review
  • Lesson 107: Intro
  • Lesson 108: Recap
  • Lesson 109: Transposition Phenomenon
  • Lesson 110: Note F#
  • Lesson 111: Getting to know F#
  • Lesson 112: Lip Slurs and Dynamics-converted
  • Lesson 113: Lip Slurs and Dynamics, part II
  • Lesson 114: Note C#
  • Lesson 115: Getting to know C#
  • Lesson 116: D Major Scale
  • Lesson 117: Note Low C#
  • Lesson 118: Getting to know Low C#
  • Lesson 119: Note Low A
  • Lesson 120: Getting to know Low A
  • Lesson 121: Note Ab
  • Lesson 122: Getting to know Ab
  • Lesson 123: Enharmonics
  • Lesson 124: Humoresque
  • Lesson 125: Humoresque, part II
  • Lesson 126: Stars and Stripes
  • Lesson 127: Review
  • Lesson 128: Intro
  • Lesson 129: Recap
  • Lesson 130: Note G
  • Lesson 131: Getting to know G
  • Lesson 132: Note Low F#
  • Lesson 133: Getting to know Low F#
  • Lesson 134: A Major Scale
  • Lesson 135: Ab Major Scale
  • Lesson 136: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 137: Chromatic Runs
  • Lesson 138: When the Saints
  • Lesson 139: When the Saints, part II
  • Lesson 140: Cleaning Tools
  • Lesson 141: Parts of the Instruments
  • Lesson 142: Cleaning the Instrument
  • Lesson 143: Putting it Back Together
  • Lesson 144: Oiling the Valves
  • Lesson 145: Mouthpiece Cleaning
  • Lesson 146: Review

Level 2 Trumpet Solos

By John Holt
  • 147 Lessons
  • John Holt
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Defining Terms
  • Lesson 3: 6-8 and 2-4
  • Lesson 4: Dynamics
  • Lesson 5: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 6: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 7: Section A - Rhythm
  • Lesson 8: Section A - Rests
  • Lesson 9: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 10: Section B - Style
  • Lesson 11: Section B - Rhythm
  • Lesson 12: Section B - Breathing
  • Lesson 13: Section B - Valve Slides
  • Lesson 14: Section B - Slow Run Through
  • Lesson 15: Trio - Run Through
  • Lesson 16: Trio - Style and Key
  • Lesson 17: Trio - Rhythm
  • Lesson 18: Trio - Fermata
  • Lesson 19: Trio - Slow Run Through
  • Lesson 20: Road Map
  • Lesson 21: Coda - Run Through
  • Lesson 22: Coda - Rhythm
  • Lesson 23: Full Performance Run Through
  • Lesson 24: Intro
  • Lesson 25: Defining Terms
  • Lesson 26: Key
  • Lesson 27: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 28: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 29: Section A - Rhythm
  • Lesson 30: Section A - Articulation
  • Lesson 31: Section A - Intervals
  • Lesson 32: Section A - Practice Run Through
  • Lesson 33: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 34: Section B - Rhythm
  • Lesson 35: Section B - High Notes
  • Lesson 36: Section B - Tricky Articulations
  • Lesson 37: Section B - Slow Run Through
  • Lesson 38: Form
  • Lesson 39: Full Performance Run Through (Slow)
  • Lesson 40: Full Performance Run Through (Fast)
  • Lesson 41: Intro
  • Lesson 42: Defining Terms
  • Lesson 43: Scale (F)
  • Lesson 44: Section A - Run Through
  • Lesson 45: Style
  • Lesson 46: Accidentals and Grace Notes
  • Lesson 47: Leaps
  • Lesson 48: Phrasing Dynamics
  • Lesson 49: 1st and 2nd Ending
  • Lesson 50: Section B - Run Through
  • Lesson 51: Descant
  • Lesson 52: Rall E Dim
  • Lesson 53: Performance Run Through

Level 2 Trumpet

By John Holt
  • 201 Lessons
  • John Holt
  • Lesson 1: Intro
  • Lesson 2: Warm Up 1.1
  • Lesson 3: Warm Up 1.2
  • Lesson 4: Warm Up 1.3
  • Lesson 5: Recap
  • Lesson 6: G Major Scale
  • Lesson 7: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 8: Triplets
  • Lesson 9: Triplets + Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 10: Lip Slurs and Triplets
  • Lesson 11: Tempo Markings - Adagio
  • Lesson 12: Tempo Markings - Andante
  • Lesson 13: Tempo Markings - Allegro
  • Lesson 14: Aida
  • Lesson 15: Review
  • Lesson 16: Intro
  • Lesson 17: Recap
  • Lesson 18: Note F#
  • Lesson 19: Getting to know F#
  • Lesson 20: Note G
  • Lesson 21: Getting to know G
  • Lesson 22: G Major Scale - Two Octaves
  • Lesson 23: Chromatic Scale - Two Octaves
  • Lesson 24: 16th Notes
  • Lesson 25: 16th Notes, part II
  • Lesson 26: 16th Notes, part III
  • Lesson 27: 16th Notes in Scales
  • Lesson 28: Old MacDonald
  • Lesson 29: Academic Overture
  • Lesson 30: Review
  • Lesson 31: Intro
  • Lesson 32: Recap
  • Lesson 33: E Major Scale
  • Lesson 34: B Major Scale
  • Lesson 35: 16th Note Variations
  • Lesson 36: 16th Note Variations, continued
  • Lesson 37: Eighth Rests
  • Lesson 38: Eighth Rests, continued
  • Lesson 39: Marcato
  • Lesson 40: Reveille
  • Lesson 41: Complexity
  • Lesson 42: Review
  • Lesson 43: Intro
  • Lesson 44: Warm Up 1.1
  • Lesson 45: Warm Up 1.2
  • Lesson 46: Warm Up 1.3
  • Lesson 47: Recap
  • Lesson 48: Home on the Range - Roadmapping
  • Lesson 49: Home on the Range, part II
  • Lesson 50: Gb Major Scale
  • Lesson 51: F# Major Scale
  • Lesson 52: William Tell
  • Lesson 53: William Tell, part II
  • Lesson 54: Dotted Eighth + Sixteenth
  • Lesson 55: Dotted Eighth + Sixteenth, part II
  • Lesson 56: Tramp, Tramp, Tramp
  • Lesson 57: Review
  • Lesson 58: Intro
  • Lesson 59: Recap
  • Lesson 60: Note Bb
  • Lesson 61: Getting to know Bb
  • Lesson 62: Note Ab
  • Lesson 63: Getting to know Ab
  • Lesson 64: Note A
  • Lesson 65: Getting to know A
  • Lesson 66: High Notes
  • Lesson 67: High Notes, continued
  • Lesson 68: Syncopation
  • Lesson 69: Folk Tune
  • Lesson 70: Straight Mutes
  • Lesson 71: Cup Mutes
  • Lesson 72: Harmon Mutes
  • Lesson 73: Mutes in Music
  • Lesson 74: Review
  • Lesson 75: Intro
  • Lesson 76: Recap
  • Lesson 77: Ab Major Scale
  • Lesson 78: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 79: Cut Time
  • Lesson 80: Stars and Stripes
  • Lesson 81: Stars and Stripes, part II
  • Lesson 82: Double Tonguing
  • Lesson 83: Double Tonguing on the Trumpet
  • Lesson 84: Speeding Up the Double Tongue
  • Lesson 85: Reading Double Tongue
  • Lesson 86: Review
  • Lesson 87: Intro
  • Lesson 88: Recap
  • Lesson 89: A Major Scale
  • Lesson 90: Bb Major Scale
  • Lesson 91: Note High B
  • Lesson 92: Getting to know High B
  • Lesson 93: Note High C
  • Lesson 94: Getting to know High C
  • Lesson 95: 6-8 Time
  • Lesson 96: 6-8 Time, part II
  • Lesson 97: 6-8 Scale
  • Lesson 98: 6-8 Variations
  • Lesson 99: Johnny
  • Lesson 100: Review
  • Lesson 101: Intro
  • Lesson 102: Recap
  • Lesson 103: B Major Scale
  • Lesson 104: C Major Scale
  • Lesson 105: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 106: 6-8 Variations
  • Lesson 107: 6-8 Variations, part II
  • Lesson 108: Trapeze
  • Lesson 109: 6-8 Variations, part III
  • Lesson 110: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Lesson 111: The Sorcerer's Apprentice, part II
  • Lesson 112: Review