Category:            Brass

Ensemble/s:      Rookie band, Concert Band or Symphonic Band, Stage Band

Sound Production: You produce a sound on the trumpet by buzzing your lips together against the mouthpiece.

Interesting Facts:

  • Despite its relatively small size, the average trumpet can have up to 6 1/2 feet of tubing. …
  • Trumpets are actually 3500 years old!
  • Trumpets use three valves to alter pitch
  • Modern trumpets are made from brass but early trumpets were made from other materials such as shell and wood.