Posted by Leland on April 08, 2002 at 19:50:54:
In Reply to: Can someone help me with my trouble. posted by Chris Johnson on April 08, 2002 at 14:13:47:
Use the mouthpiece offered to you. You can't be of any use in the band room if you can't play.
And, as others have said already, get a second one to keep at home. Plus, always keep one with your tuba.
If he's truly such a horrible teacher, then work to become your best in spite of his awfulness. Don't let him drag you down, and prove to yourself that, yes, you can become a better player -- even if your band director is the spawn of Satan.