What age did you start playing trumpet?

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  1. jbkirby

    jbkirby Forte User

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    BTW, first horn was a Conn Director Bb Trumpet. My cousin got it when I switched to french horn, the one I have now came from a flea market, $18.00. It is a great horn even though it looks rough and is 45 years old. I look rough and I'm 53. :huh:
     
  2. trumpetprod

    trumpetprod New Friend

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    I started playing when I was 8, 4th grade.

    I had some crappy old Yamaha.
    Now I have a Bach Stradivarius 37
     
  3. Buck with a Bach

    Buck with a Bach Fortissimo User

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    Age 10, 5th grade. Started on a student grade Getzen, went to a Reynolds Argenta by first year of high school. Stopped after school for work and first marriage. Divorced by 26 and started again, picked up a new LB Strad a year or so later, also a new wife:-?
    Stopped again by the mid 90's, just picked it up again at age 60, wishing I had that Bach back( also most of my lip!).........Buck:play::oops:
     
  4. david778

    david778 New Friend

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    i was in the 6th grade i guess i was 12? haha but thats when i started and my first horn was a holton and have we gone places auditions, concerts, solos, and marching shows. my sweet holton not the best horn but it is full of memories and i am now 23 playing on a yamaha. my first love is still my holton when it comes to trumpet.:play:
     
  5. optiguytom

    optiguytom Pianissimo User

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    Uh... 54 and 9 months. Is that ok?? I'll let you know in several months when I'm good!
     
  6. Jarrett

    Jarrett Piano User

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    Started at 6.
     
  7. RAK

    RAK Piano User

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    Long time ago...
     
  8. Bach Kid

    Bach Kid New Friend

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    6th grade band.
     
  9. 1stTrumpet

    1stTrumpet Pianissimo User

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    6th grade so I was like 11
    My first horn was some generic Simba horn.
     
  10. Markie

    Markie Forte User

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    Started at 9 years of age and haven't stopped.
     

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