Introduction

In this lesson we are going to learn the basics of the brass section. We will go over the background and function of the family in the orchestra, as well as the instruments that are currently part of it and their key features. We will also learn the common techniques these use and their usual subdivisions.

At the end of the lesson you will have learnt:

  • The background and function of the brass section
  • Instrument makeup
  • Instruments main features and functions
  • Common techniques
  • Subdivisions: 1., 2., a2, a3, etc.