- For Pupils
- Bass Clef Brass
Welcome to our Music Diary page for Trombone and Tuba
Make a note of these recommended activities in your Music Diary to help with your practice.
Regular practice will help you get better and better. The more you play, the more advanced you'll become.
Remember - you're in charge of your practice routine so you can work at your own pace. Keep working on new pieces or skills until you feel confident with them before moving on to the next challenge.
Click “Additional Activites and Resources” tab to access the Instrumental Update Worksheets to get the most from these activities in your practice.
Trombone - 'Banana Rap' 1 using F, Eb and D
Tutorial on 'Banana Rap' from the Musica Kirklees Trombone Beginner Book
Trombone - B and C Exercises
Once pupils are familiar with B and C, follow Mr Kingham's video to practice
Trombone - Shotgun
A tutorial on George Ezra's chart topper suitable for WCET beginners up to grade 2
Tuba - Speedy Valves!
Ready, steady, go! Use half scales to increase finger strength as well as improve articulation and valve work
A piece that can be played as a trio or duet. Suitable for treble clef brass, bass clef brass or a mixture of the two.
Mr Brown brings you a short tutorial using Billy Eilish's Bad Guy. This song uses a great deal of syncopation and requires the player to get funky!
Mr Dolling shows us some basics on blues improvisation - for any instrument.
Tequila improvisation using mixolydian
Mr Dolling shows us how to play Tequila and improvise using the mixolydian mode.
Deeper Clean Part 1 (adult help needed)
Mr Kingham shows our brass players how to give their instruments a really thorough clean.
Deeper Clean Part 2 (adult help needed)
Plastic Trombone Cleaning
Record your practice by colouring in this chart. How will you celebrate when you've filled it all in?