Start with the
mouthpiece by itself. Place it gently on the embouchure and
blow "TOO." Remember to constantly reinforce
proper breath techniques and embouchure formation, constantly correcting
Some may have
trouble producing a sound; keep trying. It may help to partially
cover the end of the shank with the "pinkie" to create
The Texas School Music Project is a source for ideas
and information concerning pedagogical practices in the music classroom
or rehearsal hall.
The TSMP is a service provided to all music specialists by the faculty
of the School of Music at Stephen
F. Austin State University.