edinburgh youth music festival

Title: Blast of Brass!

Leader: Finlay Hetherington

Date: Friday 11th July

Venue: South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. EH1 1LT

Length: 1 hour

Cost: FREE

Age Range: 10-18

Requirements: Bring along your own instrument if you have one (instruments can be provided)

Musical Experience Required: Some musical experience preferred but not essential. Absolute beginners welcome along to the first session!

Skills Level: First session suitable for beginners. Second session aimed at intermediate players.

Description: Finlay Hetherington from ‘Most Entertaining’ invites you to try out the trumpet and other brass instruments in these hour long workshops designed for beginner and intermediate students!

The first session – ‘Beginners’ Brass Bonanza’ : An introduction to playing a brass instrument. Learning the basics, from breathing and buzzing exercises to playing the first 5 notes, with an opportunity to perform as an ensemble, again, led by our workshop leader. (Ages 10 – 15)

The second session – ‘Carnival Brass’ : Learning to play in an ensemble, listening and following directions.  Tips in leading a group and learning 2-3 carnival pieces for brass, inspired by themes of The World Cup. (Ages 13 – 18)

Feel free to bring along your own brass instrument or let us know and we can provide you with an instrument for the workshop.

This workshop is sponsored by Most Entertaining Ltd.


edinburgh youth music festival

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