This is the book selected for trumpet players for the 2021-2022 TMEA All-State auditions.
This new edition of Jean Baptiste Arban’s Fourteen Characteristic Studies for Trumpet in Bb, edited by Thomas Hooten and Jennifer Marotta, was specifically written to “provide the student with suitable material with which to test his powers of endurance,” according to Arban himself.
* Note: Houghton Horns is not in any way affiliated with the creators of this video. We included the video to give you a general taste of what the sheet music sounds like, but these artists’ interpretation of the piece may differ from your sheet music.
*Raw brass, polished brass, and unlacquered instruments and mouthpieces will tarnish quickly and may not arrive with a flawless finish. This is a natural property of raw brass, which will develop a rich golden-brown patina over time.