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WINDS Training Series

WINDS Band Training Series shares successful fundamental training techniques practiced by leading music educators in Japan. Each issue of WINDS focuses on an essential concept of band development, offering valuable information for both students and instructors.
  • [DVD] Ensemble Strategy for Band Students Selecting, Preparing and Rehearsing for Musical Excellence
    [DVD] Ensemble Strategy for Band Students
    Selecting, Preparing and Rehearsing for Musical Excellence
    Selecting, Preparing and Rehearsing for Musical Excellence Clinician - Hayato Hirose This edition of Winds focuses on ensemble training development where students can rehearse themselves and check fundamental points such as: The Role of Each Instrument Volume Balance According to Part Role Note Duration and Tonguing Dynamics Beginning and Ending of Phrase Harmony Balance Modifying Ensemble... Selecting, Preparing and Rehearsing for Musical Excellence Clinician - Hayato H...
  • [DVD] The Well-Blended Ensemble
    [DVD] The Well-Blended Ensemble
    Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand Focusing on Intonation, Balance and Tone Color Methods for Band Clinician - Hayato Hirose The Well-Blended Ensemble focuses on improving intonation, balance and tone color for smaller bands. To achieve a well-blended ensemble, there are three concepts to learn - defining the roles of melody and accompaniment parts with volume balance in mind,... Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand Focusing on Intonation, Balance an...
  • [DVD] Basic Training for Concert Band
    [DVD] Basic Training for Concert Band
    This volume presents a thorough analysis of fundamentals rehearsal by one of Japan’s most exceptional high school bands. The band's wonderful sound is attributed to these student-led basic training exercises done efficiently on a daily basis. Includes printable scores. Also, the "Director's Guide & Supplemental Ensemble Exercises" set mentioned below is an... This volume presents a thorough analysis of fundamentals rehearsal by one of Ja...
  • [DVD] Frederick Fennell Remembered
    [DVD] Frederick Fennell Remembered
    Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand A Memorial DVD for Dr. Fennell The only DVD to feature the conducting of Maestro Fennell, who passed away on December 7, 2004 at the age of 90. In addition to an excellent concert program with the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, Dr. Fennell also comments on music and the world’s future. We hope his great musical enthusiasm will be shared with future... Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand A Memorial DVD for Dr. Fennell The...
  • [DVD] Harmony Training for the Ensemble
    [DVD] Harmony Training for the Ensemble
    Theory, technique and practice for an ideal concert band sound Building habits of good intonation and blend through increased awareness and effective daily exercise, and using Yamaha's remarkable new Harmony Director training keyboard to develop and reinforce essential listening and performing skills. Proper Harmony Explained Hiroshi Hoshina - Tuning with respect to overtones and determining... Theory, technique and practice for an ideal concert band sound Building habits ...
  • [DVD] Joy of the March
    [DVD] Joy of the March
    Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand A Clinic by march virtuoso Frederick Fennell reveals the fascination and greatness of the March The Maestro's detailed explanations share effective ways to rehearse and present marches, with excitement for fans of marches, and students and teachers alike. This is a wonderful visit with Dr. Fennell-he is very animated, humorous and clever while he... Also Available Digitally Vimeo on Demand A Clinic by march virtuoso Frederi...
  • [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Clarinet
    [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Clarinet
    Interactive Training DVD for Clarinetists with playing experience The first in our new series of Instrument Clinic DVDs features Hitoshi Sekiguchi, principal clarinetist of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, as he performs for, and with you in duet form. Mr. Sekiguchi invites additional Kosei members to illustrate specific problems and solutions of intermediate and advanced performance as well as... Interactive Training DVD for Clarinetists with playing experience The first in ...
  • [DVD] Building a Great Junior High Band
    [DVD] Building a Great Junior High Band
    Invaluable not only for band directors of beginning students, but for all secondary music educators. Neagari Junior High School Symphonic Band-one of the leading school bands in Japan-is followed for 6 months as it recruits and trains new students and prepares them for festival excellence. Section leaders practice advanced leadership skills to rapidly blend new players into the existing ensemble... Invaluable not only for band directors of beginning students, but for all secon...