The Marching Illini is a 375-member historic marching band composed of students from all majors, backgrounds, and walks of life. This fall (2021), I will have the privilege of being a music section leader for the trumpet section! So, let’s talk a little bit about this organization that has had such a profound impact on my life.
It’s that time of the year again: the semester’s in full swing; you’ve likely got a piece (or pieces) picked out with your professor for recitals, or if you’re a high school senior, maybe you’re preparing pieces for college auditions. During these times, it’s really important to take proper care of your lips! Let’s talk a little about how best to go about doing that: