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Welcome to the website of
Richard Begel,
Trombonist and Music Educator

Thank you for visiting! Here is what you will find on this site:

  • Articles on a variety of topics related to performing, teaching, practicing, technique, music, improvisation, & careers.

  • An extensive list of links to articles, camps, festivals, musicians, manufacturers, & more. This area is always in need of maintenance due to the ever-changing web, so please share your links.

  • An overview of my teaching, for those interested in studying with me.

  • My teaching and performance schedule.

  • My sales page (, which presently has books & solos. Shipping costs are low and I accept personal checks or

    If you are interested in an item, please e-mail me to double check that I still have it, check shipping costs, or if you have other questions.

  • The third edition of my book, A Modern Guide for Trombonists and Other Musicians. There is also information about a book I once edited, Intonation Repair Tool, by Thomas Kociela & Bill Baxtresser.

About Rich
A Modern Guide for Trombonists
Intonation Repair Tool
Music Links


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Last Updated: March 24, 2013