Tuba Lessons Library

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

Overview

Learn to master the deep billowing sounds of the Tuba which provide the essential bass tones to any ensemble.Learn to create the Tuba’s rumbling characteristic sounds right from the start through the sequential instruction in the Tuba Library. 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 tuba players ready to get playing
  • Intermediate tuba players looking to improve their performance skills
  • Tuba students looking to improve their playing at home
  • Band teachers looking for additional resources for playing and teaching the tuba
In this library you’ll learn:
  • Step-by-step beginning tuba technique
  • How to make a quality tuba sound
  • How to play the tuba right from the start
  • How to read the notes on the bass clef
  • Tips for beginning tuba players
  • How to practice the tuba effectively
  • How to hold and care for the tuba
  • Intermediate tuba technique

Curriculum

Level 1 Tuba

By Kevin Wass
  • 0 Lessons
  • Kevin Wass
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Creating Sound on the Tuba
  • Lesson 3: Changing Sound on the Tuba
  • Lesson 4: The Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 5: Exercise 1.1 - The Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 6: Parts of the Tuba
  • Lesson 7: Basic Rotary Care
  • Lesson 8: Basic Piston Care
  • Lesson 9: Introduction
  • Lesson 10: Holding the Tuba
  • Lesson 11: Matching Pitch on the Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 12: Matching Pitch on the Tuba
  • Lesson 13: Troubleshooting Embouchure
  • Lesson 14: Introducing Pulse
  • Lesson 15: Initiating Sound
  • Lesson 16: Initiating Sound on the Mouthpiece
  • Lesson 17: Initiating Sound on the Tuba
  • Lesson 18: Review
  • Lesson 19: Introduction
  • Lesson 20: Recap
  • Lesson 21: Tuba Hand Position
  • Lesson 22: Two Ways to Play Notes
  • Lesson 23: Notes F and Bb
  • Lesson 24: Note Eb
  • Lesson 25: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Eb
  • Lesson 26: Note G
  • Lesson 27: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know G
  • Lesson 28: Exercise 2.1 - Mary
  • Lesson 29: The Musical Staff
  • Lesson 30: Melody 1.1 - Mary Had a Little Lamb
  • Lesson 31: Review
  • Lesson 32: Introduction
  • Lesson 33: Recap
  • Lesson 34: Introducing Rhythm
  • Lesson 35: Introducing Rhythm, part II
  • Lesson 36: Note D
  • Lesson 37: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know D
  • Lesson 38: Note C
  • Lesson 39: Exercise 1.2 - Getting to know C
  • Lesson 40: Bb on the Staff
  • Lesson 41: Exercise 2.1 - Steps
  • Lesson 42: Exercise 3.1 - Skips
  • Lesson 43: Melody 1.1 - Lightly Row
  • Lesson 44: Review
  • Lesson 45: Introduction and Recap
  • Lesson 46: Exercise 1.1 - Beginning Bugling
  • Lesson 47: Melody 1.1 - Twinkle, Twinkle
  • Lesson 48: Breathing
  • Lesson 49: Note A
  • Lesson 50: Exercise 2.1 - Getting to know A
  • Lesson 51: Note High Bb
  • Lesson 52: Exercise 2.2 - Getting to know Bb
  • Lesson 53: Melody 2.1 - Go Tell Aunt Rhodie
  • Lesson 54: Exercise 3.1 - Low Bb to High Bb
  • Lesson 55: Review
  • Lesson 56: Introduction
  • Lesson 57: Recap
  • Lesson 58: Introduction to Scales
  • Lesson 59: Upside-down Bb-Major Scale
  • Lesson 60: F Clef - Bass Clef
  • Lesson 61: The Flat Sign
  • Lesson 62: Key Signatures
  • Lesson 63: Exercise 1.1 - Bb-Major with a Key Signature
  • Lesson 64: Rests
  • Lesson 65: Exercise 2.1 - Rests
  • Lesson 66: Melody 1.1 - London Bridge
  • Lesson 67: Review
  • Lesson 68: Introduction
  • Lesson 69: Recap
  • Lesson 70: Note Ab
  • Lesson 71: Natural Sign
  • Lesson 72: Exercise 1.1 - Flats and Naturals
  • Lesson 73: Exercise 1.2 - Flats and Naturals
  • Lesson 74: Octaves
  • Lesson 75: Notes A and Ab
  • Lesson 76: Exercise 2.1 - Getting to know low A and Ab
  • Lesson 77: 3-4 Time
  • Lesson 78: Slurs
  • Lesson 79: Exercise 3.1 - Slurs
  • Lesson 80: Melody 1.1 - Down in the Valley
  • Lesson 81: Review
  • Lesson 82: Introduction
  • Lesson 83: Recap
  • Lesson 84: Notes Gb and Db
  • Lesson 85: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Gb and Db
  • Lesson 86: Exercise 1.2 - Gb and Db on the Staff
  • Lesson 87: Exercise 2.1 - Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 88: Ab-Major Scale
  • Lesson 89: Exercise 3.1 - Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 90: Exercise 3.2 - Eighth Notes on the Staff
  • Lesson 91: Exercise 3.3 - Ab-Major Scale in Eighth Notes
  • Lesson 92: Buzzing Lower
  • Lesson 93: Melody 1.1 - Bingo
  • Lesson 94: Review
  • Lesson 95: Introduction
  • Lesson 96: Recap
  • Lesson 97: Note Gb
  • Lesson 98: Note G
  • Lesson 99: Note E
  • Lesson 100: Exercise 1.1 Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 101: Exercise 2.1 - Dotted Quarter Notes
  • Lesson 102: Exercise 2.2 - Dotted Quarter Notes on the Staff
  • Lesson 103: Melody 1.1 - My Country
  • Lesson 104: Note C
  • Lesson 105: Melody 1.2 - My Country
  • Lesson 106: Review

Level 2 Tuba

By Kevin Wass
  • 107 Lessons
  • Kevin Wass
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Recap
  • Lesson 3: Notes D and Eb
  • Lesson 4: Eb-Major Scale
  • Lesson 5: Buzzing Exercises
  • Lesson 6: Melody 1.1 - Ode to Joy
  • Lesson 7: Melody 1.2 - Ode to Joy
  • Lesson 8: Melody 1.3 - Ode to Joy
  • Lesson 9: Review
  • Lesson 10: Introduction
  • Lesson 11: Recap
  • Lesson 12: Note B
  • Lesson 13: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know B
  • Lesson 14: Note E
  • Lesson 15: Chromatic Scale - One Octave Ascending
  • Lesson 16: Chromatic Scale - One Octave Descending
  • Lesson 17: Chromatic Scale - One Octave
  • Lesson 18: The Tuba Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 19: Chromatic Tone Production
  • Lesson 20: Melody 1.1 - Kookaburra
  • Lesson 21: Review
  • Lesson 22: Introduction
  • Lesson 23: Recap
  • Lesson 24: Melody 1.1 - Polly Wolly
  • Lesson 25: Exercise 1.1 - 16th Notes
  • Lesson 26: Exercise 1.2 - 16ths on the Staff
  • Lesson 27: Exercise 1.3 - 16th Notes Continued
  • Lesson 28: Exercise 2.1 - 16th Note Scales
  • Lesson 29: Exercise 2.2 - 16th Note Scales
  • Lesson 30: Melody 1.2 - Polly Wolly
  • Lesson 31: Review
  • Lesson 32: Introduction
  • Lesson 33: Recap
  • Lesson 34: Note F
  • Lesson 35: Daily Routine
  • Lesson 36: F-Major Scale
  • Lesson 37: Low Register
  • Lesson 38: Melody 1.1 - This Old Man
  • Lesson 39: Note B
  • Lesson 40: C-Major Scale
  • Lesson 41: Melody 2.1 - All Through the Night
  • Lesson 42: Style
  • Lesson 43: Review
  • Lesson 44: Introduction
  • Lesson 45: Daily Routine
  • Lesson 46: Recap
  • Lesson 47: Melody 1.1 - Skip to My Lou
  • Lesson 48: Melody 1.2 - Skip to My Lou
  • Lesson 49: Note Db
  • Lesson 50: Db-Major Scale
  • Lesson 51: Melody 2.1 - Home on the Range
  • Lesson 52: Note Cb
  • Lesson 53: Gb-Major Scale
  • Lesson 54: Melody 3.1 - Going Home
  • Lesson 55: Review
  • Lesson 56: Introduction
  • Lesson 57: Daily Routine
  • Lesson 58: Recap
  • Lesson 59: Melody 1.1 - Minuet
  • Lesson 60: Sharps
  • Lesson 61: Note F#
  • Lesson 62: G-Major Scale
  • Lesson 63: Melody 2.1 - William Tell
  • Lesson 64: Note C#
  • Lesson 65: D-Major Scale
  • Lesson 66: Melody 3.1 - Lullaby
  • Lesson 67: Enharmonics
  • Lesson 68: Review
  • Lesson 69: Introduction
  • Lesson 70: Lip Slur Routine
  • Lesson 71: Note E
  • Lesson 72: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Low E
  • Lesson 73: Note High E
  • Lesson 74: Note High F
  • Lesson 75: F-Major Scale, Two-Octaves
  • Lesson 76: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 77: Melody 1.1 - Scarborough Faire
  • Lesson 78: Enharmonic Review
  • Lesson 79: E-Major Scale
  • Lesson 80: Melody 2.1 - America the Beautiful
  • Lesson 81: Melody 2.2 - America the Beautiful
  • Lesson 82: Review
  • Lesson 83: Introduction
  • Lesson 84: Chromatic Scale
  • Lesson 85: Lip Slurs
  • Lesson 86: Note Eb
  • Lesson 87: Exercise 1.1 - Getting to know Low Eb
  • Lesson 88: False Pedals
  • Lesson 89: Exercise 2.1 - Eb-Major Scale Practice
  • Lesson 90: Eb-Major Scale Practice
  • Lesson 91: Melody 1.1 - Scarborough Faire
  • Lesson 92: Chromatic Scale - A Respelling
  • Lesson 93: Chromatic Scale, Two-Octaves
  • Lesson 94: B-Major Scale
  • Lesson 95: Melody 2.1 - Kookabura
  • Lesson 96: A-Major Scale
  • Lesson 97: Melody 3.1 - Ode to Joy
  • Lesson 98: Review
  • Lesson 99: Introduction
  • Lesson 100: Warm Up
  • Lesson 101: New Lip Slur Pattern
  • Lesson 102: Lip Slurs for Life
  • Lesson 103: Major Scales
  • Lesson 104: Basic Tone Production Review
  • Lesson 105: Instrument Care
  • Lesson 106: Future Recommendations
  • Lesson 107: Ensemble Skills

Level 2 Tuba Solos

By Kevin Wass
  • 215 Lessons
  • Kevin Wass
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Preparation
  • Lesson 3: Section A - Overview
  • Lesson 4: Section B - Overview
  • Lesson 5: Section C - Overview
  • Lesson 6: Performance at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 7: Performance
  • Lesson 8: Introduction
  • Lesson 9: Section A - Overview
  • Lesson 10: Section B - Overview
  • Lesson 11: Section C - Overview
  • Lesson 12: Section D - Overview
  • Lesson 13: Performance at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 14: Performance
  • Lesson 15: Introduction
  • Lesson 16: Section A - Overview
  • Lesson 17: Section B - Overview
  • Lesson 18: Section C - Overview
  • Lesson 19: Performance at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 20: Performance

Level 3 Tuba Etudes

By Kevin Wass
  • 236 Lessons
  • Kevin Wass
  • Lesson 1: Introduction
  • Lesson 2: Scale Warm Up
  • Lesson 3: Section A - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 4: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 5: Section A - Run Through at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 6: Section B - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 7: Section B - Diminished Arpeggio
  • Lesson 8: Section B - Run Through at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 9: Section C - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 10: Section C - Contrasting Style
  • Lesson 11: Section C - Buzzing
  • Lesson 12: Section C - Run Through at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 13: Section D - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 14: Section D - Isolated Measures
  • Lesson 15: Section D - Run Through at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 16: Performance at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 17: Performance
  • Lesson 18: Introduction
  • Lesson 19: Scale Warm Up
  • Lesson 20: Section A - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 21: Section A - Style
  • Lesson 22: Section A - Buzzing-converted
  • Lesson 23: Section A - Run Through at Practice Tempo
  • Lesson 24: Section B - Run Through at Medium Tempo
  • Lesson 25: Section B - Practice Techniques
  • Lesson 26: Section B - Wind Patterning
  • Lesson 27: Section B - Run Through at Practice Tempo