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When do I need to find a new mouthpiece?

 

After a student has learned how to make a sound on their new brass instrument, and make it consistently, their next focus is on improving that sound. Since sound starts with the mouthpiece, your first upgrade should logically be the mouthpiece. But when and how do you find the right one? Use these tips to understand the process and help you student take their fist steps to expanding their sound and skills.

In honor of his 92nd birthday, we wanted to share some things that you might not have known about Denis Wick. We all recognize Denis Wick as the creator of some of the world's finest mouthpieces and mutes for brass musicians. But did you know...

Meet Denis Wick bass trombone artist, and founding member of trombone quartet Slide Action, Josh Cirtina. Learn about what instrument Josh started his career playing, and how he got to bass trombone, his favorite gear, and more in this Get to Know interview.

We recently polled the Denis Wick artist group asking who had the oldest mute. What we received were a series mute pictures ranging from just a few years old to over 30 years old, and a variety of stories to go with them. Do you have a mute that has stood the test of time (let us know below!)?

Meet Jay Jennings, trumpeter for Grammy award winning group Snarky Puppy, composer, and teacher. Learn about Jay's early inspirations, the product that supports his many musical adventures, and insider detail on his newest album that was just released in March 2023.

Meet Denis Wick euphonium artist, Algirdas Matonis. Algirdas Matonis is a Lithuanian born euphonium player. He currently serves as a Principal Euphonium at the River City Brass Band in Pittsburgh and is traveling internationally as a soloist, chamber musician and a clinician. Learn about how it all started, and what is currently happening in his career in this series of Get to Know interviews.

Meet Dopey Monkey, Denis Wick's first artist group duo. Tuba player Danielle Price, and Euphonium player have been performing together since 2015. Their original compositions are an amazing fusion of jazz, folk, classical and experimental music. Get to know Martin and Danielle in this recent interview with Denis Wick Artist manager, Brett Baker.