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Bruce Chidester

Lead Trumpet Instructor

Mr. Chidester was a member of the faculty at the University of Northern Iowa, School of Music in Cedar Falls from 1969 until his retirement in 1999. While at the university he was actively performing with the Faculty Brass Quintet and the Faculty Jazz Quintet.


“I am an 80 year old come back player after a long lay off. Your videos and information is the best value that $20 will ever buy! Thanks very much, I’m sure glad I found your blog”.

Comeback Player

“My daughter has actually just started on trumpet, so I am going to see how they work for her. I really like what I have seen so far. Reminds me of my lessons with you back in high school. Thank you for putting together this AMAZING collection of lessons all ages and skill levels.”


“Enjoyed the section on shakes, something I have not really done. That was fun! I really love the actual play – along exercises. It provides the structure that I like. I find that when I play along with them I don’t rush and I feel that the rest and play system has really worked for me. I can play several hours solid without tiring.”