SOKABE Music Publishing

Scores of Contemporary Japanese Music


Richard Shuebruk was born in Bristol, England August 23, 1854.  Shuebruk came to the U.S. in 1876.  Richard Shuebruk joined the Boston Symphony trumpet section in the 1885-1886 season, and became Principal trumpet, the next season for one year.  In the 1920s and 1930s, Shuebruk was a music teacher in New York City.  Shuebruk also played in the Frederick Neil Innes (1854-1926) Band.  As a teacher, he was known for the advice: 'Don't blow harder for the high notes; Pinch tighter'.