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The Etude ETR-100 Student Trumpet features a .460" bore with a red brass mouthpipe designed for easy tone...
The Kanstul KTR700 K-Model Series Intermediate Trumpet is the perfect addition to any ensemble. The KTR700...
The Amati ATR 213 Rainbow Student Bb Trumpets are European-made instruments designed with the beginner in...
The BTR-1277 Bb Student Trumpet has upgrades that offer some of the color and response of a professional horn...
You’re looking into options for fun, economical musical instrument. After some research you’ve decided on one the oldest and easily recognizable instruments in the world- the trumpet. Dating back to 1500 BC, the trumpet has the highest voice in the brass family of instruments. There are many different kinds of trumpets to choose from; however for new musicians the Student Bb (B-flat) trumpet is the most common and recommended choice. Ideal for jazz play, concert orchestras, and marching bands, this trumpet is sure to provide any student with hours of outstanding play. With inspirations like Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis or Dizzy Gillespie, any student trying the trumpet for the first time is sure to become a significant contributor to a school band or other musical endeavor with some practice. Student trumpets are made to be economical, resilient and a perfect introduction to trumpet playing. Not only for kids, student trumpets are a great choice for any adult taking the plunge into learning a new instrument.
A trumpet is played by blowing air through closed lips, making a buzzing sound that produces a vibration in the air column. They are usually made out of brass tubing bent twice into their highly recognizable oblong shape. The player pushes down on the finger valves to sound different notes. Valves are normally nickel plated for endurance and comfort The trumpet needs to be easily held and handled so the student can focus on learning proper notes and inflection.
There are many wonderful student trumpets available to choose from. Ideally you want to find one that’s fun to play, responsive, and relatively easy to maneuver. The Etude ETR 100 Student Bb Trumpet is a great choice for the beginning musician. Intuitive features like a large bore and adjustable finger ring make it comfortable to hold and handle with a rich projection sure to be heard from anywhere. It’s also important trumpeters understand how to properly care for their instrument. It would be a wise choice to invest in some valve oil and a good mouthpiece brush to keep the trumpet in excellent working order.
There’s nothing quite as rewarding as mastering an instrument. As your student proudly walks across the football arena in the marching band or completes the last few haunting melodies in their orchestra’s concert, you’ll know how happy they were to take the time to master the student trumpet.