A Practical Aid to Beautiful Sound

A Practical Aid to Beautiful Sound

As every teacher knows, a good tone on any brass instrument needs a properly set-up embouchure; these days one may assume that the young player will have a reasonable instrument and a sensible mouthpiece. To this one could add what many teachers would regard as the most important of all – good breath control.

D Denis Wick
The Moral Code of Mouthpieces

The Moral Code of Mouthpieces

Reflecting on the many discussions I’ve had, I’ve come to realize that there is a moral code to trying

M Mary Galime
Mouthpieces 101

Mouthpieces 101

Your mouthpiece is a relationship of measurements, joined together to support you. Understanding the terminology and relationship is key to finding the right mouthpiece.

M Mary Galime
Mouthpiece Auditions

Mouthpiece Auditions

Mouthpiece trials can be a dangerous sport! While we don’t suggest wearing a helmet, there are some steps you can take that will protect the sensitive area of your lips and muscles from damage. Follow the steps below and you should be able to walk out of your trial session unscathed and hopefully with a new mouthpiece!

M Mary Galime
Visit the Denis Wick Factory!

Visit the Denis Wick Factory!

Get a tour of the Denis Wick factory and a peak into how Denis Wick creates performance ready mouthpieces and mutes for beginner to professional brass musicians.

M Mary Galime
How Mass Affects Your Mouthpiece

How Mass Affects Your Mouthpiece

If 2 mouthpieces share the same exact sizing, will they perform the same? If their shape and weight is different, then certainly not! Check out this video from the Denis Wick App, and learn about how weight and mass distribution in your mouthpiece can affect its response and sound.

M Mary Galime