Asked by: Evalyn Feistkorn
asked in category: General Last Updated: 16th June, 2020

Is playing the trumpet hard?

In some ways, the trumpet is easy to play. In other ways, it can be argued that it is the most difficult of instruments. On the easy side, it has only three valves. In many cases, it requires a certain amount of physical maturity before players are able to reach the highest notes on the instrument.

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People also ask, how long does it take to learn the trumpet?

Originally Answered: If you start learning to play the trumpet, how long does it take before you get a reasonably good sound? I've heard a factoid that said that on average, it takes about 5 years to develop a solid brass instrument embouchure (lips). Key word there is average.

Likewise, what is the most difficult brass instrument to play? piccolo trumpet

Then, is trumpet or saxophone easier to play?

Finally, no matter which instrument you pick, one thing that I found anecdotally while working at the music store was that the bigger the mouthpiece is, the easier the instrument is to play, e.g. tenor sax is easier than alto, and baritone sax is easier than tenor; baritone/trombone is easier than trumpet, and tuba is

Can anyone play the trumpet?

There is no shortcut to learning how to play trumpet, it just takes playing and playing and playing. Scales, intervals, practice pieces of music that sound awful but are well constructed to teach you how to use your mouth. Not everyone is made to be a trumpet player either.

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