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  1. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    Hi, I just wanna know if any of you has had this experience, The tenor is currently my main horn, and I have great domain through all the range of the horn, etc. But when I go to play Alto or Soprano and blow a few bars I feel winded, like if I was trying to blow a wall down, I don't know if...
  2. High School and College
    Hey all! I'm writing this post because I'm on winter break and just wanted a few opinions before I address my professor with my thoughts. So two semesters ago I found out I was biting too hard. I had a mouthpiece pitch of a C instead of the ideal A. So I sorta fixed it by dropping my jaw and...
  3. Mouthpiece Maintenance, Modification & Refacing
    Just about to acquire a nice selmer airflow alto piece, though the tip opening is tiny. Like really tiny. (0.55 on alto!) Just wondering if anyone has had these refaced and opened with success? If so then how do you find the large chamber interact with a wider opening? I believe it's one of...
  4. Tone Producing & Embouchure
    I've been playing alto for quite a while now, and I've recently picked up tenor. Im developing a decent tone with about 10-15 minutes of long tones per day on top of my other practicing, but whenever I play etudes on tenor my jaw tends to clamp down and restrict my airflow, making my sound all...
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