Resources for Instrumentalists

The following resources are organized alphabetically by instrument or genre. Visit the Practice and Wellness pages for additional links.

Bass Resources

Free Double Bass Scores from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more scores.

International Society of Bassists. Links, articles, and more.

Bass Orchestra Excerpts. Scores and recordings via OrchestraExcerpts.com.

Double bass masterclass videos on YouTube.com.
Art of the Bow. Video by Francois Rabbath (2005).

Double Bass Books | Bass Accessories, from Amazon.com.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

Incredibly Useful Exercises for Double Bass, by Dennis Whittaker (2020). YouTube.
Double Bass: The Ultimate Challenge,
by Jeff Bradetich.
The Evolving Bassist, by Rufus Reid (Alfred, 2000). Jazz bass method.
The Musician’s Wayby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019). How to practice efficiently, perform confidently, and much more.

Bass Buggie. Practical way to transport a double bass.

NoTreble.com. Articles, videos, columns.
Jason Heath’s Double Bass Blog. Articles, links, and resources.
Double Bass Guide, by Jonas Lohse.
Double Bass Internet Archive, by Jerry Fuller – articles and links.

TalkBass.com. Double bass/bass guitar forums and reviews.
German Society of Bass Players.

Historical Bass Website, by Joëlle Morton.

Bass Player Magazine (nonclassical styles).

Bassoon Resources

Free Bassoon Scores, from the IMSLP.
Bassoon sheet music archive, via the Clarinet Institute. 24,000 pages of music to download.
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Bassoon Accessories | Bassoon Books | Bassoon Scores, from Amazon.com.

K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

International Double Reed Society. Articles, resources, links, free scores, more.

Bassoon Excerpts. Recordings and scores.
The Orchestral Bassoon. Excerpts, scores, recordings, analysis, history, fingerings.

Database of 550 Woodwind Quintets, via the Powers Quintet.
Woodwind Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (thousands of pages of music to download).

Bassoon Reed Making, 4th Edition, by Popkin & Glickman. The reed making bible. (4th edition, 2013).
Sound in Motion: A Performer’s Guide to Greater Musical Expression, by David McGill (Indiana, 2007).
The Musician’s Wayby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019). Comprehensive guidelines to practice, collaborate, perform, and more.

Articles for Bassoon Students by Barrick Stees of the Cleveland Orchestra.
Music and the Bassoon. Video lessons by Prof. Kristin Jensen of UT-Austin.
ShortBassoon.com, by William Short, Principal of the Met Opera Orch.
Bassoon Blog, by Betsy Sturdevant of the Columbus Symphony.

Bassoon Reed Adjusting, by Christian Davidson.
How to Adjust Bassoon Reeds, via Crook and Staple.

Bassoon maintenance tips, by Andrew Stowell.
Taking Care of Your Bassoon, and other articles, via FoxProducts.com.

Midwest Double Reed Society. Articles, resources, links.
Australasian Double Reed Society.

Ergonomic aids for bassoonists
Bassoon straps, harnesses, etc. from Amazon.
ErgoPost for bassoon.

Bowed Strings Resources (general)

Free String Quartet Scores, from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more scores.

K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand. Great for chamber music!
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

The Classical String Quartet. Lesser-known pieces composed 1770-1840 (44 scores in pdf). Free to download via the Duke University Library.

Beethoven Haus – Digital Archives. Quartet manuscripts and much more.

String Visions. Articles and interviews by prominent artists & teachers.
Strings Magazine. Articles and videos.
The Strad Magazine. Articles, resources, community.

American String Teachers Association. Resources for students and educators.
European String Teachers Association, British Branch.
Australian Strings Association.

Chamber Music America. Resources, grants, showcases and more.
Associated Chamber Music Players. Facilitates informal playing. 6000+ members.

The Musician’s Wayby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019). Comprehensive guidelines to practice, collaborate, perform, and be creative for life!

Brass Resources (general)

Brass Playing Articles on MusicforBrass.com.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n
K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand. Great for chamber music!

BandMusicPDF.org. More than 3200 free public domain scores, 1880’s – 1920’s.
Free Brass Music Downloads, via Jay Lichtmann & Free-Scores.com.
Brass Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (10,000 pages of music to download).
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Teaching Brass, 2nd edition, by Kristian Steenstrup (Aarhus, 2007).
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellnessby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).

Embouchure health, from Embouchures.com.
See the Wellness Page for injury-prevention resources.

The Brass Herald. “The magazine for the brass musician.”

North American Brass Band Association.
BandDirector.com.
The Internet Bandsman’s Everything Within.

The Historic Brass Society.

Brass Instrument Acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe, Univ. of New South Wales.
Harmonic Series, by Catherine Schmidt-Jones.

Cello Resources

Free Cello Scores, from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Cello Accessories | Cello Books, from Amazon.com.
K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

Cello masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Cello Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

CelloBello.com. Resources, inspiration, auditions, discussion and more.
CelloProfessor.com. Advice from Prof. Jamie Fiste.

Cello Music Collections at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Violin Bridges. “Online photographic archive of violin, viola and cello bridges.”

Books for Cellists
A Modern Cellist’s Manual, by Emily Wright. 50-page technique guide (2010).
The Cambridge Companion to the Cello, ed. by Robin Stowell (1999).
Cello Technique, by Gerhard Mantel (Indiana, 1995).
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellnessby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).

Clarinet Resources

Free Clarinet Scores, from the IMSLP.
Clarinet Institute Music Archive. Low-cost & free scores (76,000 pages of music to download).
See the Practice page for more scores.

International Clarinet Association (ICA).

Clarinet Accessories from Amazon.com.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Clarinet masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Clarinet Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

Clarinet Jobs Facebook Page.

Database of 550 Woodwind Quintets, via the Powers Quintet.
Woodwind Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (thousands of pages of music to download).

Educational videos, by Prof. Richard MacDowell of UT-Austin.
Educational articles from Sean Osborn.
Sherman Friedland’s Clarinet Corner. Articles from 2004-2016.
The Buzzing Reed, by David Thomas.

World Clarinet Alliance.
ClarinetPages.net | Forum.
Woodwind.org Clarinet Page.

The Copland and Arnold Concertos. Analysis, insights, performances.

Ton Kooiman thumb rests.
See the Wellness Page for injury-prevention resources.

Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain.

Clarinet acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales.

Books for Clarinetists
Notes for Clarinetists: A Guide to the Repertoire, by Albert Rice (Oxford, 2017).
The Clarinet,
 by Eric Hoeprich (Yale, 2008).
Clarinet Secrets, by Michèle Gingras (Scarecrow Press, 2006).
New Directions for Clarinet, by Phillip Rehfeldt (Scarecrow, 2003).
The Cambridge Companion to the Clarinet, ed. by Colin Lawson (1995).
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellnessby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).

Flute Resources

Free Flute Scores, from the IMSLP.
Flute Scores from the Sibley Music Library at Eastman.
Flute Score Archive, via The Clarinet Institute (60,000 pages of music to download).
See the Practice page for more links to scores and libraries.

Flute Accessories from Amazon.com.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

The National Flute Association.

Flute Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

Flute masterclass videos on YouTube.com.
Flute embouchure videos, by Prof. Marianne Gedigian of UT-Austin.

Flute Jobs Facebook page.
See the Music Careers page for more jobs listings.

Articles for flute majors by Jen Cluff.
Video Library from Miyazawa Flutes.

The British Flute Society.
The Australian Flute Society.

Database of 550 Woodwind Quintets, via the Powers Quintet.
Woodwind Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (thousands of pages of music to download).

The Dayton C. Miller Flute Collection at the Library of Congress.

World Flute Society. Indigenous and folk flute traditions.

Flute acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales.

The Psychology of Piccolo Practice and Performance, by Nicole Esposito.

Books for Flutists
Notes for Flutists: A Guide to the Repertoire, by Kyle Dzapo (Oxford, 2016).
Body Mapping for Flutists
by Lea Pearson (GIA, 2006).
The Musician’s Survival Manualebook by R. Norris, M.D. (2011/1993). Includes a chapter on flutists’ health problems.
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellnessby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).
More books for Flutists at Amazon.com.

Ergonomic Aids for Flutists
Bo-Pep finger/thumb rests.
The Ton Kooiman thumb rest.
Flute Lab. Angled/upright head joints and other innovations.
The Drelinger UpRite head joint.
See the Wellness Page for injury prevention resources.

French Horn Resources

Free Horn Scores, from the IMSLP.
Free horn scores via the Sibley Music Library, Eastman School of Music.
French Horn Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (24,000 pages of music to download).
See the Practice page for more scores.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

Horn masterclass videos on YouTube.com.
Videos from Sarah Willis of the Berlin Philharmonic.

ErgoBrass Support System for Horn. Via Amazon
Hercules French Horn Stand.
See the Wellness Page for injury prevention resources.

International Horn Society.

Horn Excerpts. Recordings and scores from OrchestraExcerpts.com.
IHS Horn Excerpts. “Excerpts presented as they appear in the original parts.”

HornMatters.com. Extensive library of articles, tips, advice.
James Boldin’s Horn World. | Boldin’s Horn Jobs.
More music career links.

Perspectives on Auditioning. Essay by G. Manfredi (2011).

The Art of French Horn Playing, by Philip Farkas (Summy-Birchard, 1956).

Free Horn Ensemble Scores. Via free-scores.com
Database of 550 Woodwind Quintets, via the Powers Quintet.
Woodwind Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (thousands of pages of music to download).

The Horn Embouchure, an article by John Ericson.
Horn embouchure videos by Prof. Patrick Hughes of the UT-Austin.

Works with Horn by Female Composers, by Prof. Lin Foulk.

Naturally Horns by Andrew Clark. Info about the natural horn; also a quiz.
History of the Horn Mute, by Prof. Nicholas Smith.

Guitar Resources

Guitar Accessories from Amazon.com.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Audio+Video: Zoom Q4n
Beyerdynamic M 201 Tg Microphone. Best-value hypercardioid guitar mic.

Free Guitar Scores from the IMSLP.
Online music scores, compiled on the MW practice page.

Digital Guitar Archive. Free classical guitar music database, by Robert Coldwell.
Biblioteca della Chitarra. Free classical sheet music, via Vincenzo Pocci.

Tuning the Guitar by Ear. Inclusive method book by Gerald Klickstein. Read reviews.
Related article: Pain-Free Tuning.

Free lute tablatures via Wayne Cripps.
Digital lute tablature facsimiles from the Lute Society of America. Index.

EarlyRomanticGuitar.com, by Len Verrett. Scores, historical info, resources.
The Rischel and Birket-Smith Collection.
Boije Collection. Mostly early 19th-cent. scores, via the Music Lib. of Sweden.

Guitar masterclass videos on YouTube.com: Classical. Jazz.

Classical Guitar Books | Jazz Guitar Books | Acoustic Guitar Books. Via Amazon.

Classical guitar composers list, via Wikipedia.
Classical Guitar Forum at Delcamp.

GuitarNoise.com. Outstanding free folk & rock lessons by David Hodge.

Guitar Foundation of America (classical). Links, resources, news, archives.

MusicTeachersHelper.com. Create a teaching website, accept credit card payments, and more. Free trial, then 10% off.

Classical Guitar Alive. | Program Archive. A radio program hosted by Tony Morris.
Harris Guitar Collection, at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Guitar acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales.
Compare electric guitar pickups. A free online tool from Atlantic Quality Design.

Jazz Guitar Online. Articles, reviews, lessons. Also see Jazz Resources (below).
Acoustic Guitar magazine.

Harp Resources
Free Harp Scores from the IMSLP.
The International Harp Archives at Brigham Young University.
Clive Morley Historical Sheet Music Collection (free scores).
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Harp Accessories from Amazon.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

American Harp Society.
World Harp Congress.

Harp masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

HarpColumn.com. News, forums, resources.
Links from HarpSpectrum.com.

The Historical Harp Society.

Jazz Resources

Jazz Books at Amazon.com.
Jamey Aebersold books & play-alongs at Amazon.com.
Jazz Recordings via Amazon.

Fake Book Index. Quickly find tunes in multiple fake books. Free.

JazzWax.com. Marc Myers “on jazz legends and legendary jazz recordings.”

Jazz Education Network.
Jazz Education Resources from NAfME.
Jazz History Database.

NPR Jazz Resources. Read articles; listen to and download audio programs.
Smithsonian Jazz. Education, history, concerts.
Jazz at Lincoln Center.

All About Jazz magazine. News, reviews, and more.
Rifftides. Blog by Doug Ramsey.

National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Numerous online resources.
Stan Getz Library at the Berklee College of Music.
Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz.

Oboe Resources

Oboe Scores | English Horn Scores, from the IMSLP.
Oboe Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (37,000 pages of music to download).
See the Practice page for more scores.

Oboe Straps | Oboe Accessories from Amazon.com.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

International Double Reed Society. Articles, resources, links, scores.

Oboe masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Interview with Joseph Robinson, former Principal of the NY Phil.

Oboe Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

OboeMotions.com. Healthy playing tips and more.

Database of 550 Woodwind Quintets, via the Powers Quintet.
Woodwind Quintet Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (thousands of pages of music to download).

Oboe Resources. Links courtesy of SUNY Fredonia.

How to Adjust Oboe Reeds, from Crook and Staple.

Midwest Double Reed Society. Articles, resources, links.
Australasian Double Reed Society.

English horn repertoire, by Carolyn Hove of the LA Phil.
English Horn reed making tips, by Hove.

Books for Oboists

Oboe Secrets: 75 Performance Strategies, by J. Leclair (Scarecrow Press, 2013).
Oboe Art and Method, by Prof. Martin Schuring (Oxford, 2009).

Long Winded. Memoir by former NY Phil Principal, Joseph Robinson (Joshua Tree, 2018).

Oboe Motions: What Every Oboe Player Needs to Know about the Body, (GIA, 2009), by Stephen Caplan.
The Breathing Book for Oboe(Mountain Peak Music, 2014), by Stephen Caplan

Oboe Reed Styles: Theory and Practice, by David Ledet (Indiana, 2000).
The Reed Maker’s Manual, by Weber and Capps.

Marcel Tabuteau. Laila Storch’s excellent biography (Indiana, 2009).
Sound in Motion: A Performer’s Guide to Greater Musical Expression, by David McGill (Indiana, 2007). Insights into Tabuteau’s teaching.
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellnessby Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).

Orchestra Resources
Organ Resources

American Guild of Organists.

Organ scores via the IMSLP.
Harpsichord scores, from the IMSLP.
See the Practice Page for more free scores.

Pipe Organ Books | Pipe Organ Sheet Music, via Amazon.com.

The New Oxford Organ Method, by Thomas & Stocken (Oxford, 2020; 304 pages).
Companion Website.

The Cambridge Companion to the Organ, eds. Thistlethwaite & Webber (1998).

AirTurn.com. Hands-free page turns, now with a bite switch. Outstanding!

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Pipe Organs and Related Topics. Includes a listserve and links.
OrganFocus.com. Reviews, essays, event listings, & extensive links.

Pipedreams Archive. A radio program by J. Michael Barone.

List of Pipe Organ Stops, via Wikipedia.

Incorporated Association of Organists.
Organist’s Review Magazine.

Organ Historical Society.
OrganFax. Articles, discussions, resources.
The Organ Magazine.

Royal Canadian College of Organists.

The American Institute of Organbuilders.

Percussion Resources
Free Percussion Scores from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Percussion Accessories, from Amazon.com.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Percussive Arts Society. Extensive resources.
American Drum Line Association.

Percussion Pedagogy, by Michael Udow (Oxford, 2019); Companion Website.
Percussion Repair and Maintenance,
by Mark Bonfoey (Alfred, 1986).
The Percussionist’s Guide to Injury Treatment and Prevention, by Darin Workman (CRC Press, 2006).
Wellness Resources for Musicians, compiled on the MW Wellness page.

Drum shields via Amazon.com. Caution: As described on p. 285 of The Musician’s Way, shields can reflect sound back at a drummer, increasing sound exposure, so they should generally be positioned so that the top of a shield is below the height of the drummer’s ears.

Hearing Protection Devices
Foam Earplugs. Very low cost.

ER20 Musicians’ EarplugsNote: Recent research shows that ER20 earplugs attenuate by <5db, not the 12-20db claimed by the manufacturer. Only use these earplugs when needing small amounts of protection.

Custom-fitted plugs. Order from an audiologist.
Note that the attenuation levels are approximate and the manufacturer claims of frequency response aren’t fully accurate.

Educational Articles & Videos for Percussionists
Pearl Drums | Vic Firth
Percussive Arts Society (members only)

Percussion masterclass videos on YouTube.
Drum clinics on Drummer World (also videos and a forum).
Evelyn Glennie speaks and performs (TED video).

Timpani audition repertoire lists. by John Tafoya.
Mike Tetreault’s BSO Audition. Boston Magazine, June 2012.

Piano Resources

Free piano scores from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more scores.

Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoireby Hinson & Roberts (4th ed., 2013).
More than 1200 pages, via Indiana University Press.

Yamaha Pianos & Keyboards at Amazon.com. Excellent quality; wide price range.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Boss Dr. Beat DB-60 metronome. Excellent programmable metronome.
AirTurn.com. Hands-free page turns.

Piano masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Find a Piano Tuner or Technician via the Piano Technicians Guild.

MusicTeachersHelper.com. Create a teaching website, accept credit cards, and more.

Bach Digital.
Beethoven Haus, Digital Archives.
Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas – A 32-part audio program by A. Schiff.

Chopin Early Editions, from the University of Chicago.
The Chopin Bicentennial | Schumann at 200 | Franz Liszt: Self-Made Musician. Articles with links to resources & scores, via The Musician’s Way Blog.

Pianist Magazine. Abundant online resources.
The Four Stages of Memorization, by Gerald Klickstein.

Piano research guide from the Music Library at the University of Michigan.
International Piano Archives at the University of Maryland.
Pianopedia.org. Concise information about piano compositions.

PianoPedagogy.org | ClavierCompanion.com

Practical Articles for Piano Teachers, by Kristin Yost & Wendy Stevens.
Music Matters Blog. Tips for piano teachers by Natalie Weber.
European Piano Teachers Assoc., UK.

The Collaborative Piano Blog. Resources by Chris Foley.
Piano Morphosis. “Bruce Brubaker on all things piano.”

Forums: PianoWorld.com | PianoStreet.com.

Competition listings
Alink-Argerich Foundation | MusicalAmerica.com | Bakitone.com.
World Federation of International Music Competitions.

Ergonomics, technique, & injury prevention for pianists
Seating guidelines
, from WellBalancedPianist.com.
Steinbuhler reduced-size keyboards. Grand piano keyboards that are 15/16 or 7/8 of standard size.
5 Causes of Musicians’ Injuries, by Gerald Klickstein.
Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianistsby Deahl & Wristen (Oxford, 2017)

Books for pianists
Guide to the Pianist’s Repertoireby Hinson & Roberts (Indiana Univ. Press, 4th ed., 2013)
Playing Beyond the Notes: A Pianist’s Guide to Musical Interpretationby Deborah R. Sinn (Oxford, 2013)
Adaptive Strategies for Small-Handed Pianistsby Deahl & Wristen (Oxford, 2017)
The Complete Collaborator: The Pianist as Partner, Martin Katz (Oxford, 2009)
Piano Mastery: Talks with Master Pianists and Teachers, by Harriette Brower (Stokes, 1915). Free e-book.
Practicing Perfection: Memory and Piano Performance, by Chaffin, Imreh, and Crawford (Erlbaum, 2002)
What Every Pianist Needs to Know about the Bodyby Thomas Mark (GIA, 2004)
The Musician’s Way, by Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019). Essential guidelines to practice, memorize, interpret, perform, collaborate, prevent injury and more. Read reviews.

Saxophone Resources

Free saxophone scores, via the IMSLP.

Saxophone Accessories | Saxophone Books, from Amazon.com.
K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.
Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

Saxophone masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

North American Saxophone Alliance.
Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain.

Taming the Saxophone. Free tutorials and resources by Pete Thomas.

Transcriptions of sax solos, via Charles McNeal.

Saxophone Forum.
Saxophone links, from Sax on the Web.

Saxophone Journal Archive (final issue: 2013)

Educational videos by Taimur Sullivan.
Saxophone acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales.

World Saxophone Congress.

The Cambridge Companion to the Saxophone, ed. by Richard Ingham (1998).

Ergonomic aids for sax players:
Oleg sax enhancers
Kooiman thumb rest
Sax harnesses

Trombone Resources

Free trombone scores from the IMSLP.
Trombone Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (solo + ensemble scores to download).
See the Practice Page for more scores.

Trombone Accessories | Trombone Books, from Amazon.com.
ErgoBone Support System.
K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n  | Video: Zoom Q4n

International Trombone Association.
Trombone masterclass videos on YouTube.

Trombone Excerpts, by Seth Vatt.
OrchestraExcerpts.com. Recordings and scores.

JayFriedman.net. Articles by the Principal Trombonist of the Chicago Symphony.
Playing Tips from Joseph Alessi of the NY Philharmonic.
Online Trombone Journal.
Website of Douglas Yeo, former bass trombonist with the Boston Symphony.

American Trombone Workshop.

Cleaning Your Trombone. A short video by Nick La Riviere.

JazzTbone.com, featuring articles by Joe Jackson.
Wilktone.com. By Prof. David Wilken of Western Carolina University.

British Trombone Society.

Trumpet Resources

Free trumpet scores, via the IMSLP.
See the Practice Page for links to more free scores.

International Trumpet Guild.
Trumpet masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Trumpet Accessories | Trumpet Books, from Amazon.com.

K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Interview with Josef Burgstaller, via wwbw.com.

TrumpetExcerpts.org.
Trumpet Excerpts on OrchestraExcerpts.com.

Sound the Trumpet, by Jonathan Harnum (Sol Ut Press, 2006).
The Brass Gym Book for Trumpet, by Sheridan & Pilafian (2008).
Trumpet Technique, by Frank Campos (Oxford, 2005).
Inside John Haynie’s Studio, ed. by Anne Hardin (UNT Press, 2007).

ErgoBrass Support System for Trumpet.
See the Wellness page for injury prevention resources.

Trumpet Herald Forum.

Jazz transcriptions, articles, and links, by Jeff Helgesen.
Jazz trumpet transcriptions, by Jacques Gilbert.
(Also see Jazz Resources on this page.)

Tuba and Euphonium Resources

Free Scores of Compositions Featuring the Tuba | Euphonium. Via the IMSLP.
Tuba Archive, via the Clarinet Institute (solo + ensemble scores to download).
See the Practice Page for links to more scores.

International Tuba Euphonium Association.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Tuba Masterclass Videos on YouTube.

Neotech Tuba Harness | Hercules Tuba Stand
ErgoBrass Support System for euphonium

Guide to the Euphonium Repertoire, by Bone, Paull, and Morris (Indiana, 2007).
Guide to the Tuba Repertoire, by Morris and Perantoni (Indiana, 2006).
The Brass Gym Book for Euphonium, by Patrick Sheridan and Sam Pilafian.

Arnold Jacobs videos and more, by Wind Song Press.

Tuba Etude Project. Videos by Prof. David Zerkel.
Interview with David Zerkel, via BandDirector.com
Zerkel’s Advice to Music Majors.

TubeNet, by Sean Chisham. Links, playing tips, resources.
Tuba Head, a blog by Prof. John Manning.
Tuba-Euphonium Blog & Forum.

The Tuba Exchange, Durham, North Carolina.

Viola Resources
Free viola scores, from the IMSLP.
List of compositions for viola, from Wikipedia.
See the Practice page for more free scores.

Viola Accessories | Viola Books, from Amazon.com.

K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n Video: Zoom Q4n

Viola masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Viola Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

American Viola Society. Articles, resources, links.
International Viola Society.

Primrose International Viola Archive at Brigham Young University.
Interview with Michael Tree, by Hans Jensen (2011).

Practical Advice. Viola/violin maintenance, shipping, & other tips from Corilon.

NobleViola.com. “Life on the working end of the viola.” By Charles Noble.

Violin Bridges. “Online photographic archive of violin, viola and cello bridges.”

Violin (viola) acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the Univ. of New South Wales.

Violin Resources

Free violin scores, from the IMSLP.
See the Practice page for more scores.
Free violin books for download and online viewing. Via Archive.org.

Violin Accessories | Violin Books, from Amazon.com.
K & M Heavy Duty Folding Music Stand.

Portable Digital Recorders: Audio: Zoom H4n | Video: Zoom Q4n

Violin masterclass videos on YouTube.com.

Violin Excerpts. Recordings and scores.

MusicTeachersHelper.com. Create a teaching studio website, accept credit cards, and more. Free trial.

Violinist.com. Resources, forums, interviews.
Violin Society of America.
The Violin Forum.

Practical Advice. Violin maintenance, shipping, and other tips from Corilon.

Violin Technique for Players & Teachers, by Prof. Fintan Murphy.

Preventing and treating violin-related injury.” Interview with physical therapist Diana Rumrill.
5 Causes of Musician’s Injuries | Heeding the Signs of Injury. Articles by Gerald Klickstein
Also see the Wellness page.

Fiddling Around the World. Articles and links.
Fiddle Forum. Fiddle and alternative strings.

American Federation of Violin and Bow Makers.
Violin Bridges. “Online photographic archive of violin, viola and cello bridges.”

Information about Stradivarius and other renowned violin makers, via the Smithsonian Institution.

Violin acoustics, by Prof. Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales.

Books for violinists
The Musician’s Way: A Guide to Practice, Performance, and Wellness,
by Gerald Klickstein (Oxford, 2009; 15th printing, 2019).
The Contemporary Violin: Extended Performance Techniques, by Allen and Patricia Strange (Scarecrow Press, 2001).
Violin Technique and Performance Practice in the Late 18th and Early 19th Centuries, by Robin Stowell (Cambridge, 1990).
Klezmer Fiddle: A How-To Guide (Oxford, 2008).