1. H

    Urgent Advice on how to improve range and clarity on highnotes

    Hello I'm new to this site and came here because i am in deseprate need of a quick way to improve not only my range but the clarity of my high notes. I play the euphonium and im in a highschool marching band. I'm looking to audition for our Jazz band but the audition piece contains a high E that...
  2. Nathaniel Davis

    HELP!!! I need a new mouthpiece

    Hi, my name is Nathaniel and I'm in need of a new mouthpiece. I've watched a few videos and read a few articles and found that the Bach 3c is one of the best mouthpieces out there. I'm a senior in high school and I'm going to be going to college here very soon so I'm going to be needing...
  3. V

    Struggling to play F horn with braces

    I got my braces on a while back, but I haven't been playing the same since. I'm last chair. I can hardly play a high F, and I can't get any higher than a high G or F#, notes that used to be easy for me. Still, I crack notes that are supposed to be easy, like our tuning C or even low notes on the...
  4. B

    New Mouthpiece postion?

    Hello brass players, I've got a question: when I play (marching baritone), my lips are very high on my mouthpiece 2/3 of my mouthpiece is on my lower lip and 1/3, or sometimes even less, on my upper lip. Is this a bad thing? And if it is why? I am having trouble reaching high notes, is this a...
  5. Crotchet Burner

    Advice on instrument change

    Greetings bandspeople I have been playing soprano for a long time now with a couple of bands (4th section). I would like to play Eb Bass with another band. Is this a good idea? Is it possible to play both? I'm in my 60s if that's any help. Thanks in anticipation.
  6. Louise Martin


    I've been playing trumpet/cornet for the past 6 years with school and brass bands. I did my first year of my bachelor's degree last year but I don't feel studying is for me (I'm deferring at the moment but have no intention of going back) but I still enjoy playing. I'm playing with a brass band...