Small nws excemption3 Strauss: Don Juan

Orchestral Excerpts | Thomas Hooten, Trumpet
Bt movie not in use Opening 00h:00m:01s
Bt movie not in use Letter F 00h:00m:27s
Bt movie not in use Letter H 00h:00m:58s
Bt movie not in use Adolph "Bud" Herseth recordings 00h:01m:46s
Bt movie not in use Establish the character of Don Juan at the beginning: captivating energy and immediacy of sound 00h:02m:32s
Bt movie not in use Lyrical solo - sweet, sung from the heart. Be aware of the notes with harmonic tension 00h:02m:57s
Bt movie not in use Character change at the triplet figure 00h:03m:49s
Bt movie not in use Careful in auditions that the high B doesn't get too loud. Keep sound and control in check 00h:04m:13s
Bt movie not in use Take the "swells" with a grain of salt 00h:05m:01s
Bt movie not in use Third excerpt is a finger twister - should be memorized 00h:05m:42s
Bt movie not in use Practice in different patterns or rhythms 00h:05m:55s
Bt movie not in use Letter I should be very snappy 00h:07m:00s

Thomas Hooten, Principal Trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, performs and discusses three selections from Richard Strauss' Don Juan.

Richard Strauss



Recorded Date: 12-02-2018

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Thomas Hooten

Thomas Hooten joined the Los Angeles Philharmonic as Principal Trumpet in the 2012-13 season. Mr. Hooten earned his Bachelor of Music from the University of South Florida and his Master of Music from Rice University. His primary trumpet teachers have included Armando Ghitalla, John Hagstrom and Don Owen. In 2000, Hooten earned a trumpet/cornet position with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band in Washington, D.C., where he was often a featured soloist. While still in the Marine Band, Hooten won the 2nd trumpet audition with the Richmond (VA) Symphony and continued to work with them through 2004. Following his four-year enlistment in the Marine Band, Mr. Hooten was Assistant Principal Trumpet of the Indianapolis Symphony for two seasons. He was then Principal Trumpet of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra from 2006-2012.