Saturday, March 30 | 10AM
First Steps on the Instrument
Trumpet 101 is perfect for beginners and younger students, guiding them through the parts of the trumpet, proper setup, as well as some scale vocabulary and fluency.
- Learn how the trumpet works
- Understand the fundamentals of tone and technique
- Introduction to basic scales
All attendees will receive fingering charts, instructions, and scales.
Saturday, March 30 | 11:15AM
Achieving Mastery on the Trumpet
This workshop offers master-class-style teaching and coaching that focuses on effective practice, college audition prep, and building a successful trumpet career.
- Effective practice techniques
- Mastering advanced exercises and techniques
- Preparing for placement, scholarship, and college entrance auditions
- Building a professional trumpet career
All attendees will receive sample scales and exercises.
Bring your trumpet to both of these FREE events.
Saturday, March 30 at Sweetwater
Meet Douglas Amos
Along with his role as third trumpet with the Erie Philharmonic, Douglas Amos enjoys an active career playing in orchestras across the Midwest and New England. Douglas made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2016 and graduated from the New England Conservatory with a master's in music in 2017. Today, Douglas lives right here in Fort Wayne, where he offers private trumpet lessons and master classes at local schools, as well as being on the trumpet faculty at Sweetwater Band & Orchestra.