An integral part of the serpent family, the striking Ophicleide has been a cornerstone offering of some of the world’s most prestigious Orchestras for some 200 years; first invented by French instrument maker Jean Hilaire Asté in 1817. So, what would we consider some of the best music for Ophicleide?
As a brass musician, one of the most satisfying things you can do is find yourself the ideal instrument for your needs, but, to ensure you can get the very best out of your instrument(s);what are the best accessories for Trumpet players?
As the largest instrument in the brass family, the Tuba is instantly recognisable both in sound and stature, but how much do you really know about this popular instrument? Here are 5 surprising Tuba facts…
One of the best known instruments of our time, and certainly a favourite with schools and brass bands, the popular Cornet comes in 2 types which - particularly for those who are just beginning, often poses the question:what Cornet should I buy?