Trumpet Sheet Music

Resources For Trumpet Sheet Music

The recommendations on this page are not meant to be an exhaustive list of all good trumpet music.

Method books are recommended for the concepts and skills they cover.

Sheet music is mostly offered as enjoyable music to work with. Music listed generally falls in the easy to intermediate level. The method books are Recommended Selections – from Virtual Sheet Music and Sheet Music Plus

Trumpet Sheet Music – Online Resources

Sheet Music Plus

A very broad selection of trumpet sheet music. Most are hard-copy that will be shipped to you (shipping is reasonable, especially if you can bundle multiple purchases in a single order). There’s also a selection of digital downloads that allows you to be playing within a few minutes of ordering.

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Virtual Sheet Music

This place has a ton of digital (downloadable) sheet music, much of it available with audio accompaniment files. They feature mostly classical, holiday, and patriotic music, but many jazz and pop items from the Hal Leanard catalog are also available.

One enticing offer from Virtual Sheet Music is their annual membership, giving you unlimited downloads of VSN titles, and half price on all titles from the Hal Leonard catalog!

Sheet Music Downloads plus Audio Files at Virtual Sheet Music

Trumpet Method Books

Method books are designed to present trumpet players with exercises to develop various skills. The popularity of different trumpet method books surely varies around the world (and my bias is American), but the list below represents a small set of very well known method books, along with links to purchase.

Complete Conservatory Method

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Arban’s Complete Conservatory Method – While not the best book for beginners, I get enough inquiries about this one to include it. This book covers tonguing (single, double, triple), slurs, technical fingering, and lyrical studies. Almost all intermediate players – and I’d venture ALL advanced – work from this book. After you’ve mastered an intermediate method book (i.e., Rubank), get this one. It’ll last you a lifetime.

Free Trumpet Sheet Music

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