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Asked by: Matthew Bond

What is the easiest way to play high notes on the trumpet?






Make sure that your air stream is nice and continuous from slow to fast without. Any gaps in the air flow for this exercise. You can form your embouchure.

Why can’t I play high notes on trumpet?

Many trumpet players try to achieve high notes by putting more pressure on the mouthpiece. This may make the volume increase, but it will do very little to heighten the sound. Instead, focus on controlling the airflow from your lungs through your lips. You can actually reach notes “above” C with very little air.

How do you play high notes on a brass instrument?

In this video i want to talk about a key aspect of playing in the upper register that i don't think gets mentioned enough that's matching our intent. So what do i mean by match our intent whenever we

What is the high register of a trumpet?

One of the most desired assets for a trumpeter is the ability to play in the upper register, also known as the extreme register. Upper-register playing is required in most genres of music, and it is considered one of the most difficult mental and physical challenges of trumpet performance.

Why does my head hurt when I play high notes on trumpet?





What causes headaches when playing in the high register is over breathing. Most try to push too much air when playing high. This in addition to using too much pressure and body tension will cause headaches every time. It doesn’t take as much air as you might think to play full in the upper register.

Why do I sound airy on my trumpet?

The lip aperture being too open may cause an airy or “fuzzy” tone. Playing too loud can lead to the aperture to be too open. Unfortunately, the loud playing that is often demanded within the marching band setting, if done incorrectly, could make this problem more obvious. Too open lip aperture.

How do I improve my high register on trumpet?

How to Improve Your Upper Range on the Trumpet

  1. High note mania!
  2. Stop comparing yourself.
  3. Don’t try to run before you can walk.
  4. Stop blowing your face off and let the air flow.
  5. Use your tongue arch.
  6. Keep the corners where they are.
  7. All that pressure is not good.
  8. Pinched high notes come from pinched lips.

How do I increase my range on trumpet?

Don't play louder play softer or at least keep the same dynamic. But try going softer as you go up higher and as you do this try keeping.

How do you scream on a trumpet?

Combine octave jumps and lip vibrato.



To really scream you need to jump from a low note to a high note. Then, while holding your high note, perform a lip vibrato to create the unique screeching or howling quality.



How long should I practice trumpet each day?

Trumpet teachers recommend practicing between 4 and 7 days a week and dedicating 30 minutes to an hour each day. It’s important to spend a lot of time practicing, but not too much. This routine will ensure that you improve without exhausting yourself.

Does playing trumpet damage your lips?

Tissue damage can occur if the mouthpiece is forced against the lips too hard or if one plays too long or with too much pressure without rest. More serious lip damage can occur from overuse without warming up, as in Hubbard’s case.

What does lost his lip mean?

Practicing Too Much! I’m overwhelmed by how many trumpet players don’t rest enough when they practice. Many of them don’t realize that constant playing could damage their lips so severely that they may never be able to play again. This is what people mean when they say, “He lost his lip”.