Morning Bell Fanfare

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Enjoy students from Lincoln Elementary School performing the “Morning Bell Fanfare” to signal the start of the school day. Trumpets have been used for signaling purposes such as this for thousands of years. Listen as students build the fanfare to form a complete major chord (playing three distinct pitches- all part of the naturally occurring […]

“Do” and “Sol”

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Students at Lincoln Elementary School are now playing music on the treble staff, focusing at first on Middle C and low G. They are learning to sing the notes using Solfege (“Do” and “Sol”) to develop a strong inner sense of pitch. There are no keys or valves on a natural trumpet to help students […]