Brass instruments are great fun to play, sound fantastic and can be played by everyone.
If you are finding improvement difficult or breaking through barriers is challenging, you are not alone.
STEP 1. (YOU ARE HERE)
You can get more satisfying results. Detecting undiagnosed errors is the first critical step in your journey to better playing.
Discover why there are so many people struggling to improve. Discovery that many of the processes you are doing are working against you and there is a better, easier way to play.
Replace your errors by implementing a better approach.
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Learn about Greg Spence’s incredible rise from a frustrated trumpeter on the brink of quitting to a global powerhouse.
1. Greg has toured the world as a player and educator
2. His system helps 1,000’s of beginners to professionals every day
3. He treats victims of Musicians’ Focal Dystonia
4. His LIVE weekly masterclasses are solving brass playing problems worldwide
5. Over the last 20 years, Mystery to Mastery has emerged as the go-to online brass learning platform.
Have you reached the PUNCH THE WALL or STOMP ON YOUR HORN level yet?
IF NOT: Fantastic, by partnering with us, you will avoid the traps that most players ultimately fall into, no matter their level and experience.
IF SO: Fantastic, you are more than ready to learn an easier way to play at a higher level.
To get started, let’s go to the absolute start, and look at how we begin and how belief systems are formed.
THE TRADITIONAL LEARNING APPROACH
1. Look at the melody/exercise/ink
2. Hear the sound of the ink in your head
3. Recall the feeling of the notes and play
This flowchart is great for sight reading and reading music in general, BUT NOT FOR LEARNING!
THE CORRECT WAY TO LEARN
1. Learn the correct FEELING of playing first – TIME TO DISCOVER “NO-NOTES”
2. Add sound without compromising the feeling
3. Add exercises/melodies/ink without compromising the sound or the feeling
The WindWorks course is the pinnacle of my teaching and sits atop my first two books. It assumes you have a keen desire to shine. Once you begin, it creates the next problem – How far do you want to take your playing? This course is the answer to that question. All the way!
1. HOW THE SYSTEM WORKS
A brass player who has trouble playing isn’t a happy musician. In WindWorks, there is no brass-playing problem that doesn’t have a solution. You discover how to get past your limitations by diagnosing your issues and revealing simple solutions.
2. THE FASTEST WAY TO WIN
Explore the core methods of sound production: targeting efficiency errors and eliminating them with easy, fast, and logical drills to retrain the body what to do correctly. Use this error detection approach and you’ll never have problems again.
3. FREEDOM, CONFIDENCE AND CONSISTENCY
Learn the art of playing RAM-free. Nail the music you love without any left-brain analytical interference. Converting to the incredible feeling of near-effortless playing promotes creativity, making your music exponentially more enjoyable.
“Mystery to Mastery” by Greg Spence, is a wonderful addition to the trumpet player and trumpet teacher’s literature. It is concise and logical. All teachers’ will welcome such an organized and functional program. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT!”
“Trumpeters finally have a guide that makes sense. Greg Spence has managed to take what can sometimes be a complicated process (playing the trumpet) and explain how it’s done in a way that will definitely get results. Anyone at any level will benefit from this no-nonsense approach that really does go Step-by-Step all the way to MASTERY!”
“Fantastic Website. A lot of knowledge based information here.”
“Hi Greg, I am really enjoying watching your videos, they are very informative, inspiring and fun to watch. Great video lessons Greg, keep them coming!”
The high quality WindWorks course is a self paced, video based, step-by-step development program, with live weekly masterclasses, Q+A sessions and real time, live streamed lessons.
The course is a 3 part system that takes you from your current playing standard to a highly elevated level through the integration of Psychology, Physiology and Acoustic Principles, along with ground-breaking techniques and exercises. All lessons are clearly explained and professionally demonstrated.
There is no set timeframe for the WindWorks course. It is a self paced program to accommodate your unique, individual needs.
WindWorks provides unparalleled benefits for both novice and expert players. Its innovative method focuses on spotting and eradicating inefficiencies, making it a game changer, setting a new standard in excellence.
• Makes brass playing easy.
• Explains contradictions and removes confusion.
• Is a logical systematic approach.
• Dispels myths.
• Exposes flaws in traditional methods.
• Reveals techniques never before seen in brass playing pedagogy.
WindWorks is a technical development program suitable for all brass and wind players. Singers have also been known to benefit from the WindWorks principles.
Whilst WindWorks is brass focused course covering all brass related techniques, woodwind players and singers have also received huge benefits from the efficiency and sound production principles.
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