Duration: 3 Duet Playalongs
Price: £15 – This is a donation to the Trussel Trust – UK foodbanks
Instrumentation: Parts in Bb, Eb, F and Bass Clef Trombone
Difficulty: 3 Graded Levels provided, A (6-8), B (4-6), C (2-4)
Welcome to Duet with a Pro, written during self-isolation 2020. A fantastic opportunity for players of all levels to play fresh original music alongside a world-class musician in their own homes. Your purchase is also 100% an amazing donation towards the Trussel Trust, the major UK food bank charity.
Included in the pack:
Sheet Music – Available in 3 graded levels A (7-8) B (4-6) and C (1-3)
12 parts: Bb treble, Eb treble, F Horn and Bass Clef Concert (Trombone)
Audio – Click tracks for you to practice with
Videos – 3 Videos of Alan performing each movement for you to join in with
3 Videos of myself performing the lower part so you can be Alan!
A brief chat from Alan offering encouragement and advice
All included in an easy access Dropbox Folder after purchase.
Your Pro – Alan Thomas:
Alan Thomas is Section Leader Trumpet of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Alan first joined the CBSO in 2004, performing for 9 years before leaving the Orchestra in 2013 to take up the Principal Trumpet position at the BBC Symphony Orchestra 2013-2018 before returning to Birmingham.
Alongside his playing, Alan has recently been appointed as Associate Head of Brass at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire – where he was an undergraduate student himself from 1996-2000 – and is also a Professor at the Royal College of Music and trumpet tutor to the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
Away from orchestral life, Alan is a member of both Onyx Brass and Septura, two of Britain’s leading brass chamber groups. He maintains a keen interest in the psychological aspects of performance and is a keen educationalist, visiting and coaching various schools and ensembles.
Sheet Music Sample: