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Brian Shook© 2016 Brian A. Shook

Trumpeter  -  Teacher  -  Author


Brass Clinic at Lamar University

Below is a list of clinics typically presented at middle schools, high schools, and universities. Feel free to email me with any questions or to set up a clinic at your institution.
*Clicking on the clinic title will open a new page with a PDF handout to download or print.


Maximizing Daily Practice
     – Published in the International Trumpet Guild Journal in 2011 and focuses on developing a warm up and daily routine.
     – The International Trumpet Guild gives permission to post this article in this format. For more information on ITG visit their web site www.trumpetguild.org.

Gig Etiquette

Introduction to Lip Slurs

Introduction to Single and Multiple Articulation

Basic Transposition for Trumpet

Mental Practice

Performance Preparation

Breathing Gym
Basic Tone Production
Reducing Physical Tension
Range, Power, and Endurance

Strength Building Routine (by Williams/Morris)
How to Compose Technical Exercises
How to Compose Etudes
S.M.A.R.T. Goals and Progress Assessment
Decibel Dynamics

Stage Deportment

Stress & Burnout