MIDDLE SCHOOL TROMBONE 

Methods and Etudes

  1. Rubank Elementary Method for Trombone - Newell H. Long

  2. First Book of Practical Studies for Trombone - Gerald Bordner

  3. Simply Singing - Brad Edwards - Make sure to order the MEDIUM BASS CLEF version!

  4. The Intermediate Trombonist - Brad Edwards

Solos

  1. Where E’re You Walk - Handel, ed. Dishinger

  2. Two Arias from The Magic Flute - Mozart, ed. Wienandt

  3. Come Again, Sweet Love - Dowland, ed. Beghtol

  4. Concert & Contest Collect - Voxman - A large collection of solos of varying difficulty. Includes recorded and printed piano parts

Maintenance Items

  1. Yamaha Slide Lubricant

  2. Slide-O-Mix Trombone Cleaning System - for small bore instruments

  3. Slide-O-Mix Trombone Cleaning System - for large bore instruments

  4. Hetman Tuning Slide Grease

  5. Small Screw Driver Set such as these

Recommended Repair

  1. Mountain Band Repair - Worth the trip up to Etowah NC! I’ve had them work on my personal instruments, they do great work at reasonable rates!

Practice Aides

  1. Tonal Energy - One stop tuner/metronome/recorder combo with features galore that works on Apple and Android platforms.

  2. Bandmate Chromatic Tuner - Tuner app that displays the note being tuned in its correct position on the staff. I can be configured to transpose or display concert pitch. Very useful for young students.

  3. Yamaha Hand Strap - Makes holding the instrument much more comfortable. Can be extremely beneficial to young students playing large bore instruments.