Top Groups

Discussions

Notable Suggestion- Respite by David Reeves

I'm in one of the first ensembles to play the piece, and if you can get your hands on it, you need to play it. It's a very Clarinet-heavy work, with an Oboe Solo (Clarinets play a second, hidden part, so I don't know if it's a solo), A trumpet solo, a Flute solo, and a Sax Quartet. Music for a gentler time indeed...

It might not be released yet, just look for the Clinton High School Wind Ensemble's performance of it in March. It may be released, I don't know. Just keep a look out.

(If I'm way to active, let me know)

Need fellow Brass writers!!

I have everything set for this 2nd project. And I have found all of my percussion writers, due to the difficulty of this project, I will need more help with writing brass.

Here are the selections of music:
The Triumph of Time - Peter Graham
Pavement Beverage - Juan Makus
King Croacus Battle - Naoko Mitome, Chika Sekigawa, & Yasuhisa Baba 
Elegy For a Young American - Lo Presti
White Lava - Leo P and Kevin Congleton
Journey of a Lone Wolf - Simon Dobson
WAIT of the World: MVT 3 (Remembering the Future) - Stephen Melillo
(Up in the air: Never Enough - James Charles & Cimorelli)

Playlist below!
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLC_aQpeaEdbo0Xc8-mGcUzw6s17i7HtVj

Please send me an email if interested : its.suitric@gmail.com
And send a link or file of an example of your transcribing/writing.

Breathing & High Notes

First off, I was wondering if anyone knew any techniques to help with having a longer playing time before taking a breath or any exercises to help with breathing too much when playing. I don't have a lot of lung opacity and I take a lot of breaths. Also, when I'm playing high notes sometimes my lips sorta buzz and I thinks it's my embouchure getting too small, but I just want some feedback on that and how to help that. Thanks!