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ORCHESTRAL TRAINING BY PROFESSIONALS iF YOUR GOAL IS TO PERFORM IN A SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA—IF YOUR DREAM IS TO HAVE A CAREER AT THE HEIGHT OF MUSICAL AND ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT— YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS HERE.
STORY A NEW KIND OF ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT BOOK THE 100 ESSENTIAL WORKS These books are more than “excerpt books.” The authors offer solid, professional-level advice on how to perform each passage. These important insights make the books unique and valuable for musicians. Musical suggestions, technical advice and lessons based upon years of experience in top-level professional orchestras set these books apart from all others.
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Bass Trombone

by Douglas Yeo Douglas Yeo, former bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Trombone at Arizona State University, offers expert advice for bass trombonists based on his extensive experience as a performer, teacher, and audition committee member. Additional articles by Douglas Yeo are included including essays on The Symphony Audition, Bruckner Symphonies, The Contrabass Trombone and Cimbasso, and Richard Strauss and the Trombone.

Tuba

by Wesley Jacobs Wesley Jacobs, former principal tubist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera, draws upon 40 years orchestral performing experience to create this one of a kind book for tubists. The most important orchestral passages for tuba are presented with instructions, error corrections and professional guidance.

Tenor Trombone

by Megumi Kanda Megumi Kanda, principal trombonist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 2002, has been recognized by the Arion Foundation in Tokyo, Japan as one of the most influential Japanese classical artists. Her orchestral performances, solo recordings and master classes have been enthusiastically received throughout the world. The 100 essential works for tenor trombone stands alone in its value and usefulness for aspiring tenor trombonists.
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Bass Trombone

by Douglas Yeo Douglas Yeo, former bass trombonist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Trombone at Arizona State University, offers expert advice for bass trombonists based on his extensive experience as a performer, teacher, and audition committee member. Additional articles by Douglas Yeo are included including essays on The Symphony Audition, Bruckner Symphonies, The Contrabass Trombone and Cimbasso, and Richard Strauss and the Trombone.
PREPARE FOR SUCCESS

WELCOME

ORCHESTRAL TRAINING BY PROFESSIONALS iF YOUR GOAL IS TO PERFORM IN A SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA—IF YOUR DREAM IS TO HAVE A CAREER AT THE HEIGHT OF MUSICAL AND ARTISTIC ACHIEVEMENT— YOUR JOURNEY BEGINS HERE.
STORY A NEW KIND OF ORCHESTRAL EXCERPT BOOK THE 100 ESSENTIAL WORKS These books are more than “excerpt books.” The authors offer solid, professional-level advice on how to perform each passage. These important insights make the books unique and valuable for musicians. Musical suggestions, technical advice and lessons based upon years of experience in top- level professional orchestras set these books apart from all others.
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“Some people dream of success while other people get up in the morning and make it happen.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

FACTS

Tuba

by Wesley Jacobs Wesley Jacobs, former principal tubist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the San Francisco Opera, draws upon 40 years orchestral performing experience to create this one of a kind book for tubists. The most important orchestral passages for tuba are presented with instructions, error corrections and professional guidance.

Tenor Trombone

by Megumi Kanda Megumi Kanda, principal trombonist of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra since 2002, has been recognized by the Arion Foundation in Tokyo, Japan as one of the most influential Japanese classical artists. Her orchestral performances, solo recordings and master classes have been enthusiastically received throughout the world. The 100 essential works for tenor trombone stands alone in its value and usefulness for aspiring tenor trombonists.