Introduction

In this lesson we are going to learn the basics of how to orchestrate for the brass section. We will see what  the main functions of the brass section are, doublings and combinations within it and with other sections of the orchestra, and finally we will learn about the basics of how to voice chords for this family.

At the end of the lesson you will have learnt:

  • The functions of the brass section
  • The combinations within this family
  • The brass section doubling other sections 
  • How to voice for the brass section