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Instrument Lesson Videos

Flute

Flute videos are provided by Amelie Brodeur of The Flute Channel on YouTube.

Video #1: How to make a sound

Video #2: Flute Breathing for any Flutist

Video #3: Flute and Body Posture

Video #4: Basic Embouchure for the Flute

Video #5: Single Tonguing for the Flute

Video #6: Learning Flute Scales - Basic Fundamentals

Video #7: How to Play Low Notes on the Flute

Video #8: How to Play High Notes on the Flute

Once you are finished, you may choose any other video in Amelie's playlist that you are interested in.  Make sure that you are actually trying out the things that she is suggesting as you watch the video.

Clarinet

Clarinet videos are provided by Michelle Anderson, who plays clarinet with the
Vancouver Opera Orchestra and other organizations in the Lower Mainland.

Video #1: How beginners can make the first sound with a good embouchure

Please watch the first five videos in her playlist.   (End with "scales made easy.")

Once you are finished, you may choose any other video in Michelle's playlist that you are interested in.  Make sure that you are actually trying out the things that she is suggesting as you watch the video.

Alto
Sax

Saxophone videos are provided by Jay Metcalfe via Better Sax, a channel on YouTube.

Video #1: Saxophone Embouchure Tutorial

Video #2: How to Play Low Notes on Saxophone (A Breathing Tutorial)

Video #3: How to Put a Reed on a Saxophone Mouthpiece (The Right Way!)

Video #4: 17 Pro Saxophone Tips: Assembly/Disassembly

Video #5: Are You Practicing the Right Stuff on Saxophone?

Video #6: Saxophone Embouchure and How to Make a Good Sound

Video #7: Saxophone Setup, Ideal Hand and Body Position

Once you are finished, you may choose any other video in Jay's playlist that you are interested in.  Make sure that you are actually trying out the things that he is suggesting as you watch the video.

Trumpet

Trumpet Videos are provided by Brett Manges via eTrumpetLessons, a YouTube
channel.

Video #1: Beginning Lesson On Making a Tone

Watch the first five videos in this playlist, up to "tonguing beginning lesson."

The next set of trumpet videos are provided by Aaron Washington, via The Black Trumpeter, a YouTube channel.

Video #1: How to Play Higher Notes on Trumpet for Beginners

Once you are finished, you may choose any other video in Aaron's channel to watch.  Make sure that you are actually trying out the things that he is suggesting as you watch the video.

French

Horn

French Horn videos come from a variety of sources.

Video #1: Perfecting your right-hand position

Video #2: How to Buzz - High and Low

Video #3: Six Quick Fixes to Horn Playing

Video #4: How to Hold the French Horn Like a Pro

Video #5: Learning to Buzz

Video #6: Play C on the French Horn

Video #7: Is my French Horn in Bb or F?

Video #8: Horn Mini Lesson #1  (Also watch mini lesson #2 and #3 as well)

Video #9: How to Lip Trill on Horn

Make sure that you are actually trying out the things suggested in the videos as you watch them.

Trombone

The first trombone videos are provided by Christian Lindberg, on the YouTube

channel Trombone Daily.

Video #1: Breathing, Coordination, Embouchure

Watch the first four videos in this playlist, then watch the videos on the following topics: body position, moving your slide, how to get high register, improving high register, legato, exercises for legato, tonguing, and breathing.

Advanced trombone videos are provided by the Interlochen Centre for the Arts.

Video #1: Metronome Practice

Video #2: Articulation Exercises

Video #3: Lower Register

Video #4: Improving Your Fluency

Video #5: Mastering the Upper Register

Video #6: High Register Exercises

If you have extra time or interest, go back and watch other videos in Christian Lindberg's playlist.  Make sure that you are actually trying out the things suggested in the videos as you watch them.  Also note that while you are not assigned them, the videos for the other brass instruments are semi-useful for all brass players.

Baritone

Baritone videos are provided by a variety of teachers.

The first three videos are provided by The Brass Teacher on YouTube.

Video #1: Learning to Buzz

Video #2: Best Brass Warm Ups

Video #3: How to Tongue on your Brass Instrument

The next two videos are provided by Brian Bowman, who was the world's foremost baritone player for many years before his retirement.

Video #1: Lip Slurs

Video #2: Tonguing Exercises

When you are finished, you may watch Brian Bowman's other videos, or you may watch the trombone videos that seem the most interesting to you, as the trombone and the baritone have similar mouthpieces.  Make sure that you are actually trying the things out suggested in the videos as you watch them.

Percussion

Percussion videos are provided by Drumeo, a YouTube channel.

Video Playlist #1: Learn All 40 Drum Rudiments

The next videos come from a variety of other sources.

Video #1: Mallet Percussion Basics