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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.
  • Ensemble Strategy for Band Students Selecting, Preparing and Reh
    Ensemble Strategy for Band Students Selecting, Preparing and Reh
    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...
  • Mastery for Percussion vol. 4 Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone and
    Mastery for Percussion vol. 4 Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone and
    Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone and Glockenspiel Marimba, Vibraphone, Xylophone and Glockenspiel ...                              
  • SEIKA'S BEST OF THE BEST / Seika Girls' High School Band
    SEIKA'S BEST OF THE BEST / Seika Girls' High School Band
    ConductorYoshihisa Fujishige PerformerSeika Girls' High School Band [All Japan Band Competition]   Festival Variations / Claude Thomas Smith   Variations on a Hymn by Louis Bourgeois / Claude Thomas Smith   Music of the Spheres / Philip Sparke   Danse Folatre / Claude Thomas Smith   Dance Movements / Philip Sparke   Dionysiaques /... ConductorYoshihisa Fujishige PerformerSeika Girls' High School Band [All Japan...
  • The Well-Blended Ensemble
    The Well-Blended Ensemble
    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, having awareness of "comfortable" and... Focusing on Intonation, Balance and Tone Color Methods for Band Clinician ...
  • Basic Training for Concert Band
    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...
  • Frederick Fennell Remembered
    Frederick Fennell Remembered
    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 generations. (Special bonus feature includes... A Memorial DVD for Dr. Fennell The only DVD to feature the conducting of Maestr...
  • Harmony Training for the Ensemble
    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 ...
  • Joy of the March
    Joy of the March
    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 patiently shares his wisdom on and off of the... A Clinic by march virtuoso Frederick Fennell reveals the fascination and greatn...