Retaining Brass Students Through Developing Stronger Embouchures
- The Importance of embouchure strength in the developing brass player including the importance of having efficient tools to facilitate proper embouchure development. The relationship between embouchure strength and tone quality, intonation, and range. Strategies students can build embouchure strength by understanding facial structure, muscles, aperture and embouchure and how much of it is involved in playing a brass instrument with flexibility and ease of facility.
- Terry Warburton (email@example.com)
- 12/15/2016 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
- Meeting Room W186
- Terry Warburton is the President and Founder of Warburton Music Products. He started playing trumpet at the age of 14, later played trombone, and began performing professionally at a young age. Through his playing experiences, he developed a unique perspective into the needs of brass players. With more than 40 years of experience in manufacturing brass instrument mouthpieces, Terry is known worldwide for his quality work and ingenuity. Terry has also invented or had a hand in developing several developmental tools for both woodwind and brass players. While some of these tools were designed with the beginning or intermediate player in mind, advanced and
professional-level players have also found them very useful. When he’s not working in the factory, Terry is attending conferences and industry events. He is regularly asked to speak and present clinics about his work and products at universities and industry conferences all over the world.