Stratos News October 2014

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 […]

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Stratos News – July 2014

New Shipping Charges It is a truism that we live in an ever changing world. It also appears to be the case that everything becomes more and more expensive. The good news is that, at the  present moment in time, the cost of the Stratos Embouchure Training System will remain unchanged at £165.00 each. However […]

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So what’s this embouchure thingummy?

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 […]

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General advice

Come back to visit this page – I’ll be adding more tips and suggestions as time goes on. In the meantime, here are some ideas to help you. 1. Don’t play twice. Some players articulate each note with a new burst of air. Instead of blowing multiple times, blow once, keeping the airflow constant and […]

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