Alfred Music Press Release

Alfred Music Announces the Highly Anticipated Release of Suzuki Trumpet

The International Suzuki Association’s Brass Committee and Alfred Music are thrilled to announce a new Suzuki instrument series! The first volume of Suzuki Trumpet is now available for purchase. The recordings are available for teaching and practice purposes on SmartMusic. They are also available for download on and will soon be available via iTunes and Amazon. Hudson, from the Canadian Brass, is the recording artist for this first volume, and he is accompanied by Michael Schneider. The International Suzuki Association’s brass committee has worked diligently over the last several years, and we are incredibly grateful for their hard work.

Trumpet Volume 1 Features: Engravings in a 9” x 12” format • Introduction and general information regarding the trumpet • Preparatory Exercises • Tonalizations • Pieces • Musical Terms and Signs • Music Notation Guide • Fingering Chart • First exercises on the Trumpet • Pieces and tonalizations • Glossary of terms and signs • Musical notation guide • Fingering chart • Photos • CD with recordings by Caleb Hudson accompanied by Michael Schneider, as well as piano accompaniments recorded without the trumpet part.

Trumpet Volume 1 Titles: Let’s Begin (Traditional) • French Tune (Traditional) • Stroll Along (Traditional) • Come and Play (Traditional) • Mary Had a Little Lamb (Traditional) • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star (Folk Song/Suzuki) • Lightly Row (Folk Song) • Old MacDonald (Traditional) • Go Tell Aunt Rhody (Folk Song) • Are You Sleeping, Brother John? (Traditional) • Long, Long, Ago (Bayly) • May Song (Folk Song) • French Folk Song (Folk Song) • Ode to Joy (Beethoven) • Amazing Grace (Traditional) • Allegretto (Diabelli) • It Jingles So Softly (Mozart) • Minuet (Roman) • O Come, Little Children (Folk Song) • Perpetual Motion (Suzuki) • Prelude (Charpentier) • Clog Dance (Traditional) • Song of the Wind (Folk Song) • Allegro (Suzuki).

Suzuki Trumpet Volume 1 is available in multiple formats and prices at music retail stores, online retailers, and

Book & CD (00-47778) $19.99 | Book (00-47779) $8.99 | Accompaniment Book (00-47783) $8.99 | Performance/Accompaniment CD (00-47780) $15.99.

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Alfred Music, the leader in music education for over 98 years, produces educational, reference, pop, and performance materials for teachers, students, professionals, and hobbyists spanning every musical instrument, style, and difficulty level. Alfred Music is located in Los Angeles, with offices around the world, including Germany, Singapore, and the United Kingdom.

Since 1922, Alfred Music has been dedicated to helping people learn, teach, and play music. Alfred Music currently has over 150,000 active titles and represents a wide range of well-known publications—from methods like Alfred’s Basic Guitar, Alfred’s Basic Piano Library, Premier Piano Course, Sound Innovations, and Suzuki, to artists like Bruce Springsteen, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, and The Who, to brands like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Wizard of Oz, Rolling Stone magazine, and Billboard.

In addition to its own titles, Alfred Music distributes products from over 150 companies, including advance music, Belwin, Dover Publications, Drum Channel, Faber Music, Highland/Etling, Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Kalmus, MakeMusic, Penguin, and WEA.

Alfred Music is now also paired with MakeMusic, which is part of Peaksware Holdings, LLC portfolio of companies, to transform how music is composed, published, taught, learned, and performed by bringing together the leaders in educational music publishing and music technology.

Jodi Anderson****

Director, Marketing & Public Relations
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