Check out the final part of my 3 part Pro-Practice series in the November 2016 issue of Brass Band World. The article covers tips and tricks using STRATOS for test-piece preparation.
STRATOS was featured in an article in the March 2016 edition of Big Band Buddies International magazine (www.bigbandbuddies.co.uk ). The piece was entitled ” Cushion The Blow With Stratos” and covers the background behind the genesis of Stratos and also some of the current developments. It also includes the montage picture below of some of the […]
ITF Valencia 2015 Marcus is now back in the UK following his successful and enjoyable visit to the International Trombone Festival in Valencia. As well as a chance to demonstrate what Stratos help a brass player achieve, to both players and sellers, it was also a chance to listen to (and be inspired by) some […]
It has been exciting times at Stratos HQ with the delivery of a box of shiny new Stratos Embouchure Systems (… well I got excited at least). These newer models incorporate a number of refinements in the design, but more importantly, they are the first batch that come supplied with a set of 4 of […]
Since Stratos is described as an embouchure training system I thought that this post should give an overview of embouchure. Nothing too deep or technical, but so we all have a standard frame of reference when looking at the benefits from using the Stratos system. Embouchure is a term used by brass and woodwind instrument […]