Breathing for low brass
|How brass players make sound: make their lips vibrate/buzz||00h:00m:13s|
|Why low brass instruments need so much air to produce sound||00h:00m:27s|
|Deep breathing exercise demonstration: ribcage expanding exercise||00h:01m:23s|
|Quick deep breathing exercise demonstration||00h:02m:18s|
NWS Bass Trombone fellow Karl Wiederwohl demonstrates breathing techniques for low brass instruments
Karl Wiederwohl is a passionate performer and teacher motivated by a desire to help others experience and enjoy the gift of music that has so profoundly enriched his own life. Mr. Wiederwohl finished high school at the Interlochen Arts Academy, followed by a Bachelor's degree at the Peabody Conservatory. He completed his formal training at the University of Maryland where he received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees.
While living in Maryland, Mr. Wiederwohl performed as a substitute musician with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and he held the bass trombone position with the New World Symphony and Colorado Springs Symphony Orchestra. He has served on the faculty of Washington Adventist University, taught in Colombia, and is currently on the faculty of St. Joseph's School of Music in Saint Paul, MN.