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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] Joy of the March
    [DVD] 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...
  • [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...
  • [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Horn
    [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Horn
    Winds 7, "Mastery Clinic for Horn" is the second edition of our breakthrough interactive training series for experience student musicians. Hiroshi Uehara, of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, carefully explains nuances of the French horn instrumental family while helping viewers self-critique and establish an effective daily training regimen. Mr. Uehara and other musicians perform leading works for... Winds 7, "Mastery Clinic for Horn" is the second edition of our breakthrough in...
  • [DVD] Instrument Maintenance Woodwind & Double Bass
    [DVD] Instrument Maintenance Woodwind & Double Bass
    For Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone, and String Bass See how to correctly assemble, handle, clean, and maintain each instrument for its top performance!EXELLENT SOUND only comes with PROPER CARE - protect your investment for continued success Contents Instrument Check A video self-evaluation & check sheet Daily Maintenance Taking care of instrument Cleaning after use Regular... For Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Saxophone, and String Bass See how to corre...
  • [DVD] Instrument Maintenance Brass & Percussion
    [DVD] Instrument Maintenance Brass & Percussion
    For Piston (Trumpet as model instrument), Rotary (Horn), Slide (Trombone), Percussion (Timpani, Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Xylophone & Marimba, Vibraphone & Glockenspiel, and Chimes See how to correctly assemble, handle, clean, and maintain each instrument for its top performance! EXELLENT SOUND only comes with PROPER CARE - protect your investment for continued success Contents... For Piston (Trumpet as model instrument), Rotary (Horn), Slide (Trombone), Perc...
  • [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Flute
    [DVD] Mastery Clinic for Flute
    Clinician Ayako Maeda, of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, provides wonderful demonstrations of essential flute performance, maintenance and study, presenting stellar excerpt examples on flute and piccolo. Basics of use, care, posture, breathing and tone are supplemented with play-along examples. Ayako-san addresses performance differences between flute and piccolo; register and intonation... Clinician Ayako Maeda, of the Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra, provides wonderful de...
  • [DVD] Rehearsal Technique
    [DVD] Rehearsal Technique
    Fundamental Methods for Music Mastery The most comprehensive issue of the Winds series, this edition unifies important fundamental training concepts into a practical method for sight-reading, applies training methods to score development, promotes individual awareness and student leadership in the music learning process, and illustrates efficient rehearsal techniques. Presented by renowned... Fundamental Methods for Music Mastery The most comprehensive issue of the Winds...