Discussion in 'Trumpet Discussion' started by bamajazzlady, Aug 5, 2011.

  1. Aussie Matt

    Aussie Matt Pianissimo User

    Oct 12, 2010
    Here's one of my favourite clips of Tine Thing Helseth playing at the Nobel Peace Prize concert! Yeah, not a lot of respect for those trumpet-playing women.
    Tine Thing Helseth - Fanfare (Nobel Peace Prize Concert, 2007) - YouTube

    Family can be funny can't they. If you love playing trumpet, then play! Nothing worse than sitting around in 30 or 40 years wishing you'd stuck with it.

    The world is full of successful people who were told they should go and do something else. The world is also full of unsuccessful people who listened to that advice. Wow, I think I just coined a phrase!

    Enjoy playing, put in the work, be realistic, and see where it takes you.

    Good luck!
  2. bamajazzlady

    bamajazzlady Mezzo Forte User

    May 16, 2011
    Appreciate all the great advice my fellow TMers!
  3. plp

    plp Pianissimo User

    Nov 9, 2003
    South Alabama
    While it is a myth that it will make your lips big, as you see in the videos it WILL turn you into a skinny blonde European. Seriously.
  4. Dave Hughes

    Dave Hughes Mezzo Forte User

    Oct 19, 2010
    Rochester, NY
    Those are really stupid myths. Some of the best trumpeters in the world are women.

    PS: Ladies with trumpets are hot- I hope you're old enough for that not to be inappropriate!
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2011

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