Rich Begel, Trombonist
Rich Begel's banner, trombone being played near water and hills

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, and careers.

  • My sales page (, with books, a Bach 42 trombone slide, a large-bore leadpipe, mouthpiece, trombotine, and more. Shipping costs are low and I accept personal checks or

    Please e-mail me if you have questions about any item.

  • The third edition of my book, A Modern Guide for Trombonists and Other Musicians, now on sale for just $10, reduced from the original $15.95 due to recent low printing costs. There is also information about the book I edited, Intonation Repair Tool, by Thomas Kociela, temporarily not available from this site.

  • An overview of my teaching, for those interested in studying with me. This area was updated on August 13, 2007.

  • My teaching and performance schedule.

  • An extensive list of links to articles, camps, festivals, musicians, manufacturers, and more. Several links were added in the end of January, 2009.

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


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Copyright 2003, 2004, 2006 Rich Begel/Wealthydog Productions
Last Updated: June 16, 2009