TBJ97: Listener's Choice, How to Start a Brass Group
By Pedal Note Media
In this Listener's Choice episode, Andrew & Lance answer a frequently asked listener question regarding starting a brass group. We cover many areas, including: Start with why Gigging group or full-time endeavor Traditional brass quintet instrumentation? Skills developed via chamber music The path if you want a gigging group Opportunities to play different musical roles The "who" decision "Good to Great" by Jim Collins Division of labor The Polka Bandits The Dead Animals 2 Red Performance Commando Unit Incorporate or not? Picking a name Branding Picking the right market for your skills Andrew's last Boston Brass gig LINKS: Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Help us pay the bills (and get regular bonus episodes!) by becoming a Patreon patron. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.