An important aim of StAMP is to share resources and new ideas. Below is an initial selection:
- View our year two report by Zoe Bremner
- Access Mistakes are Cool our programme for learning to play brass through improvisation.
- Try John Wallace’s Face Fitness exercises
- We have a range of videos that are constantly being added to.
- Read our year one report written by Iona Baillie.
- Read the StAMP Brass Camp Evaluation Report to learn more about what we did and how we did it.
- Download a comprehsenive guide by Denise Crighton-Ward about cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising brass instruments
- Download our Discovering Brass Guide Book written by John Miller
- Practice online with our musicianship teacher Claire
- The essential elements on learning and teaching brass are all in this short document: Learn the StAMP Way – Brass Playing Made Simple.
- We have prepared a book review that connects six publications, all of which in their own way underpin our approach of making brass playing simple.
- St Andrews had an active brass band from 1879-1950. Local tenor horn player Steven Craig has written this history of the St Andrews City Brass Band as part of an ongoing project to document the history of bands in Fife. Anyone interested in the local history of brass bands may also enjoy this blog post by Sean Rippington, Digital Archives Officer at the University, about the Centenary Celebrations of the Tullis Russell Band.
- The programme for year one of the project can be viewed here. This document was prepared for school teachers.
- On 13 November, 2019, Michael Downes, Ellen Thomson, John Wallace and Bede Williams gave a public talk titled ‘Can Music Change Lives? An introduction to StAMP’. Read a paper drawn from this talk here.