I looked at pawn shops, but they really only had old trumpets that looked dinged up.
Someone on facebook said they had a trumpet they wanted to sell. I said, "Sold!" It turned out that her Dad sold it without her knowing.
We gave up on the baritone at this point. Mica's like, "I want a trumpet."
I checked out Amazon, and boom they had new trumpets for about the same price as the old ones in pawn shops. They could get it to us in 2 days, we read ratings, and it came with a case, gloves, and a few other things.
Mica: Is this how I blow my trumpet?
Travis: Ya but you have to blow with your cheeks in.
It turns out that after all this Mica didn't need his instrument for a few weeks. He's super excited to have it. He watched the DVD that came with his music book, and now blows with his cheeks in.
Mica has big plans! He wants to learn to play Peter Gabriel's Sledgehammer. He said, "Dad can be Peter Gabriel, and you can be a background singer Mom." I said, "Why don't you start with Twinkle Twinkle Little Star as your goal?"
Isaak on the other hand is living in a box. He's living in a cardboard box.