Tuning for the Modern Wind Ensemble

by Ryan Addair

Intonation is an issue which every director confronts.  Some bands excel in this areas while others struggle.  However the concept of tuning is teachable in the wind band classroom and your band can have the tools to play with superior intonation with the right techniques!

Tuning for the Modern Wind Ensemble breaks down the concepts of intonation into basic, comprehensible components which can be easily implemented in the rehearsal.

Tuning for the Modern Wind Ensemble includes:

  • Analysis of the fundametals of Intonation

  • Visual aids in each part to assist students

  • Scales & Chorales to reinforce and implement superior intonation techniques 

  • Step-by-step guide for enhancing intonation in only 3  Lessons

  • Chorales & Scale Exercises include Score & Complete Parts for Wind Ensemble.

Tuning for the Modern Wind Ensemble by Ryan Addair
Ryan Addair

Composer, Educator, Author

Ryan Addair has been writing and arranging music and drill for over 15 years.  His shows have taken bands to numerous superior rankings, first place trophies, and grand champion honors.  Ryan specializes in creating a big sound for a small band (but can make a big band sound bigger too!), while keeping the music and drill at the appropriate level of difficulty to challenge every student.  Together with his team of designers, AMP has produced many highly successful shows, and would love to hear what you want your band's next step to be!

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