Choosing a Band Instrument

Welcome to the Band Instruments page! Here, you will get to explore all wind and percussion instruments. As you begin to think about the instrument you will want to play in Beginning Band, we recommend you watch all videos! The video on the left is an explanation of the instrument done by a professional musician from the United States Army Field Band, and the video on the right is a professional performance of the instrument, demonstrating one of the many things each instrument can do. Enjoy!

Explanation

Demonstration

Flute

Celebrity Flute Players

Lizzo

Gwen Stefani

Terry Crews

Oboe

Celebrity Oboe Players

Miranda Cosgrove

Jennifer Lawrence

Julia Roberts

Bassoon

Celebrity Bassoon Players

Rainn Wilson

Stephen Colbert

Clarinet

Celebrity Bassoon Players

Steven Spielburg

Squidward Tentacles

Jimmy Kimmel

Saxophone

Celebrity Saxophone Players

Vince Carter

Jennifer Garner

Bill Clinton

Trumpet

Celebrity Trumpet Players

John Glenn

Shania Twain

Samuel L. Jackson

French Horn

Celebrity French Horn Players

Ewan McGregor

Vanessa Williams

Jon Stewart

Trombone

Celebrity Trombone Players

Calvin Johnson

Nelly Furtado

Bill Gates

Euphonium

Celebrity Euphonium Players

Neil Armstrong

Jimmy Edwards

Tuba

Celebrity Tuba Players

Malik Rose

Aretha Franklin

Andy Griffith

Percussion

Celebrity Percussion Players

Emeril Lagasse

John Stamos

Mike Piazza