Resources for technical work

Get help, ideas and advice about the technical work section of a Trinity music exam.

Grade 1 technical exercise performance: ‘Threesy-peasy’ (euphonium)

Watch the Grade 1 technical exercise ‘Threesy-peasy’ performed by NYBBS member Aidan McCallum.
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Grade 1 technical exercise performance: ‘March to the Top’ (cornet)

Watch the Grade 1 technical exercise ‘March to the Top’ performed by NYBBS member Ailish Grace.
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Grade 1 technical exercise performance: ‘I Am an Elephant’ (tuba)

Watch the Grade 1 technical exercise ‘I Am an Elephant’ performed by NYBBS member Laura Carter.
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Grade 1 technical exercise performance: ‘The Football Chant’ (cornet)

Watch the Grade 1 technical exercise ‘The Football Chant’ performed by NYBBS member Olivia Beckett.
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Grade 2 technical exercise performance: ‘Eastern Promise’ (tenor horn)

Watch the Grade 1 technical exercise ‘Eastern Promise’ performed by NYBBS member Roman Scott.
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Grade 2 technical exercise performance: ‘Hand-bell Peal’ (tenor horn)

Watch the Grade 2 technical exercise ‘Hand-bell Peal’ performed by NYBBS member Rosie McLeman.
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Grade 3 technical exercise performance: ‘Ambling Along’ (trombone)

Watch the Grade 3 technical exercise ‘Ambling Along’ performed by NYBBS member Mark Gammon.
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Grade 3 technical exercise performance: ‘Mouse Meets Elephant’ (trombone)

Watch the Grade 3 technical exercise ‘Mouse Meets Elephant’ performed by NYBBS member Jamie Colville.
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Grade 3 technical exercise performance: ‘Stately Dance’ (trombone)

Watch the Grade 3 technical exercise ‘Stately Dance’ performed by NYBBS member Steven Spence.
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Grade 4 technical exercise performance: ‘Bob-tail Bob’ (tuba)

Watch the Grade 4 technical exercise ‘Bob-tail Bob’ performed by NYBBS member Laura Carter.
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Brass articulation and ranges for scales and arpeggios

Examples of articulation patterns for scales and arpeggios, alongside the ranges required at each grade.
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Tuba scale transpositions 2019-2022

A table listing the technical work keys for Eb, Bb, F and C tubas.
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Trumpet Transposed Sight Reading examples from 2015

Additional sight reading examples have been compiled to help candidates prepare for the transposed sight reading test.
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French Horn Transposed Sight Reading examples from 2015

Additional sight reading examples to help candidates prepare for the transposed sight reading test.
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Bass trombone scales (revised 2018)

All the lip flexibility exercises, scales and arpeggios required for Trinity bass trombone exams.
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Soprano Cornet scales (revised 2018)

All the lip flexibility exercises, scales and arpeggios required for Trinity Eb soprano cornet exams.
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Introducing our Brass Syllabus 2019-2022 technical work options

Hear more about how our Brass Syllabus 2019-2022 technical work benefits students and teachers.
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