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Mick Mulcahy of the Chicago Symphony OrchestraWarms Up in La Scala.

What a fabulous photo! The legendary Mick Mulcahy of the CSO warms up in La Scala, Milan, on the latest leg of the Chicago’s 2017 European tour. Click here to visit Mick’s website and find out more about one of … Continue reading

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Three Interviews With Trumpet Great Frits Damrow…

Today is the birthday of Frits Damrow. Fritz was Principal Trumpet of the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam for the best part of twenty years. He is now embarking on a new career teaching and solo playing. Since 2009 Frits Damrow has … Continue reading

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An Interview With Ethan Bensdorf…

The current ‘new’ generation of classical trumpeters out there is very strong globally. These young guys are competing internationally with the very best out there. Their overall game is more complete than ever. Of course, it is easier than ever … Continue reading

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More Advice On Performance Anxiety – Dr. Gerald Stein…

Many regular visitors to this blog will already be aware of my fascination with the science of performance. What makes us tick as professional and amateur musicians, artists, dancers, actors, public speakers; in fact, any type of performer. My area … Continue reading

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Michael Mulcahy On Working With The Chicago Symphony Brass

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Trombonist, Michael Mulcahy, on recording and working with the CSO Brass Section. Incidentally, Michael used to play in the Tasmanian Symphony, with our own Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Principal Percussion, Graham Johns.

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Legendary New York Philharmonic Trumpeter To Retire!

WQXR Blog New York Philharmonic Trumpeter Philip Smith to Retire Tuesday, November 05, 2013 – 04:00 PM By Brian Wise Enlarge Philip Smith, New York Philharmonic principal trumpet Philip Smith, who has led the New York Philharmonic’s trumpet section for 35 … Continue reading

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Three of the world’s greatest brass players

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Trumpet equipment

The equipment I use on stage is pretty standard fair. Those who know me, will verify that I own quite a lot of trumpets, mouthpieces and mutes etc. I will probably continue to add to my collection forever…

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