Bruce Chidester
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Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Prelude No.4” By Frederic Chopin/ arr.Chidester for Brass Quartet

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Prelude No.4”By Frederic Chopin/ arr.Chidester for Brass Quartet …Continue

Started Jun 14, 2017

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet

Free Trumpet Sheet Music- “Joshua Fit The Battle of Jericho” Trumpet Duet…Continue

Started Mar 6, 2017

On Which Paper Is It Best To Print Your Music?
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Has this ever happened to you?You have a quick page turn in your concert and the next two pages are stuck…Continue

Tags: music, printing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Weaver Jun 15, 2017.


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Current School Band Website
Undergraduate College/University
Augustana College Rock Island, Ill.
Graduate Institutions
North Texas State Denton, Tx.
Current School or School District Affiliation
Prof. Emeritus University of Northern Iowa

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Which Comes First, Technique or Musicality?

Posted on February 16, 2017 at 8:08pm 0 Comments

This question is much like the chicken or the egg issue. Which should be taught first? One camp believes that without technique, nothing can be played and the other camp asks the question “what good is technique if it isn’t musical”. Both have their cases and in this post I will try to…


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At 12:58pm on October 25, 2018, Russ Weaver said…

Checked out some of your ensembles.  Very nice.  Hope folks are purchasing these, they are well thought through.  Bravo.

At 4:46am on June 15, 2017, Russ Weaver said…


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