Educational

We present to you here educational material and links to various musical education sites. No matter what level player you are from a beginner to a seasoned professional player there is always more to learn.

Belle Vue Brass can also provide lessons within our Training Band (Loan instruments available). For more information please contact us.

Brass Band Instruments

The Cornet The Cornet is very comparable to the trumpet, but is much more compact, and has a much more mellow tone than the trumpet. Cornets come in various guises including long models, echo models and various others, however in a traditional brass band you will find B♭ cornets and normally one E♭ Soprano cornet which …

Instrument Maintenance

Please find below a selection of links to websites that cover the topic of instrument maintenance and repair.       Cleaning your Brass instrument.    How to clean your instrument.. Replacing a water key cork.    Damaged water key cork, this is how to replace it.

Music Theory

Please find below a selection of links to websites that cover the topic of musical theory.       A guide to basic musical notation.   Learn about the basics of musical notation. Learn to read the Treble Clef.   A great site that explains the Treble Clef (includes a test). Learn to read Bass Clef.    A …

Playing an Instrument

Please find below a selection of links to websites that cover the topic of “playing a brass instrument”. The basic method.    How do you make a sound on a brass instrument? Brass instrument fingering chart.   Learn the fingering for a valved instrument. The Trombone slide positions.    Learn the trombone slide positions. ABRSM Exams …