The Importance of Controlling Attacks

The Importance of Controlling Attacks

As a brass or woodwind performer, nothing is more important to your sound than complete control over your attacks. While it’s easy to make such a broad claim, I have some practical data to back it up, as well as some suggestions on how you can help your students improve their attacks.

Running Efficient Auditions

Running Efficient Auditions

For many educators, auditions are simply a part of life. Just as in every other aspect of teaching, with more experience comes more refinement. Along the way I picked up tips from other educators to refine my audition process, and today I’d like to share some of them with you.