What a marvelous book! I wish I could have read it when I was in school! It will be a required textbook for all my trumpet students. -- Dr. James Buckner, Professor of Trumpet, Henderson State University
Welcome to How to Make First Chair!
Welcome to the official site of the How to Make First Chair book, DVD, and more. All the methods are for musicians at every level, from beginner to high school, college and beyond. In addition to step-by-step information about how to prepare for specific music, much attention is given to the process of an audition or performance. Please review our testimonials (send us one if you have one), and check out our new (and still growing) section of videos demonstrating the How to Make First Chair methods. Check out all of our FREE DOWNLOADS while you are here!