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Call for Brass Trio Repertoire

in Brass

As part of our (not sure what to call it, so might just call it) undergraduate program, a chamber music group has been created with;

1 trumpet (or flügelhorn or cornet)
1 trombone (euphonium, bass trombone or alto trombone is also available)
1 tuba (in Eb)

The level is conservatoirial, and as this is part of our education, a challenging level is appreciated. The challenge, however, is that I need to present the pieces to the group by the end of March, to be able present a proper rendition before the end of the semester.

I cannot promise that all of your pieces will be played, and I can't give an estimate on how many pieces we can get through; but if you want an opportunity for your music to be performed, this is perhaps the thing for you.

Introduction & Transposing

in Brass

Hello.  I'm a new member of the group & a fairly inexperienced musescore user.  I've been playing the trombone for 51 years & the euphonium & baritone for 42.  @ 10 of those years professionally & 25 semi-professionally, & the rest just for fun.  I've played in many groups of different styles, but my favorites have been big band, brass quintet, & symphony orchestra.  I've also enjoyed tuba-euphonium ensembles & trombone ensembles.  Merry TubaChristmas is one of my favorite annual events.  Due to pain & wear and tear, I've recently had to put down my trombone - at least for  a while.  But I'm enjoying playing my new euphonium.  I've been arranging for big band & brass ensembles for more than 20 years.

This may be the wrong place for this question... Is there a way to transpose & print the transposition?  Thanks in advance.

Actually Taken Music Theory?

in Brass

Hey, just curious, out of the people here who work on transcribing pieces from songs and such, how many of you have actually taken a music theory class/lessons/self-taught.

(If you've gone to college for Music, then please don't respond. I'm curious because I'm noticing a lot more pieces and transcriptions on here that have chords and such that don't make much sense.)