Tone and Tonguing for Band

Friday, January 29, 2021
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Description
How to teach from the podium the concepts of: a good tone, a good embouchure, and a good tongue. ("The better the tongue, the better the tone")
How to achieve a good tone for both the individual and the ensemble. There will be an emphasis on the brass embouchure.
How to teach tonguing: what part of the tongue is used, where to place the tongue, how to use the tongue and air to begin each tone.
David Wells
Track
MSBOA
Learner Outcome 1
Participants will learn techniques to achieve a good tone for their band, both for individuals and for the ensemble
Learner Outcome 2
Participants will learn how to describe to their students brass embouchure basics to achieve a characteristic tone for their instrument
Learner Outcome 3
Participants will learn to describe to their students how to achieve good tonguing for their instrument.
Target Audience
Band