Excellent Mode for Brass Tutor Please state Eb or Bb Version Book 1 Written, devised and edited by Simon Kerwin and Tabby Clegg, each book boasts bespoke compositions and arrangements by Simon Kerwin designed to encourage fun and enthusiasm as well as first-class technique and musicianship. Divided into 40 comprehensive lessons, the Methods also feature vital team building sections and audio accompaniments available on CD. Mode for.... is celebrating the release of Book 1 which will be available in the following versions encompassing all brass and wind instruments: Book 1 ? Brass ? Bb pitch (Trumpet, Cornet, Trombone, Flugel Horn, Baritone, Euphonium, Bb Bass) Available NOW! Book 1 ? Brass ? Eb pitch (Soprano Cornet, Tenor Horn, Eb Bass) Available NOW! Further advanced books will be available soon building the collection to a 33 strong series of titles. Mode for.... is a comprehensive learning system for all brass and woodwind players with a series of books from beginner to advance levels. Mode for.... The comprehensive method Mode for.... is the new and innovative global comprehensive learning method for all brass and woodwind players from beginner to advanced level. Written, devised and edited by Simon Kerwin and Tabby Clegg, each book boasts bespoke compositions and arrangements by Simon Kerwin designed to encourage fun and enthusiasm as well as first-class technique and musicianship. With a bespoke book for all brass and woodwind instruments, Book 1 contains a complete learning course divided into 40 lessons, taking players to an equivalent of Grade 3 standard, plus extra team building and ensemble pieces to capture the fun side of playing music with friends. Audio accompaniments are also available for the pieces in the book available through this website or on CD. Book 2 gradually progresses Mode for.... students to an advanced level, building technical skill and musicality, whilst further books in the Mode for.... series will concentrate on particular elements of playing such as warming-up and Jazz. Developed especially for brass and woodwind instruments, Mode for.... books are a great success with students throughout the world, offering an enjoyable and inspirational learning system to all performers. Simon Kerwin BA (Hons) Raised in the heart of the brass band community in the North West of England, Simon Kerwin has developed his musical career to become a globally recognised performer, conductor, composer and arranger. Commencing his musical studies on baritone at the age of 12 years before progressing to the euphonium and finally settling on the tuba, Simon became a member of the successful Wingates Band at the age of 17 years-old. Studies at the University of Salford advanced Simon?s performance and conducting skills, whilst studying under some of the world?s most influential composers such as James Curnow, John Golland, Phillip Sparke, Peter Graham, Arthur Butterworth and Michael Ball elevated Simon to now be considered one of the most prolific modern day composers and arrangers for brass and wind instrumentation, working regularly on commissions for some of the world?s greatest ensembles. Composing regularly for many worldwide publishers, Simon has also developed his own publishing house, Kerwin Music. In addition to having over 400 titles published, his works are regularly featured on CDs, radio and television and his arrangements have been featured in two very successful movies, Brassed Off and the Full Monty. A tuba player with some of the most influential bands such as Britannia Building Society, Yorkshire Building Society and Wingates, Simon was also a member of the prolific James Shepherd Versatile Brass and has regularly performed with some of the world?s greatest orchestras, including the Manchester based Hall? Orchestra. Such has been the demand for Simon?s talents he has lived and worked in England, Scotland, Scandinavia and New Zealand, performing, composing and conducting ensembles such as The Trusts Waitakere Brass Band and the Auckland Philharmonia. Simon was also appointed Director of the Sentinal Auckland Brass Academy and National Schools Band of New Zealand, before returning to live in England in 2007. With the initial success of Mode for...., especially in the UK and southern hemisphere, we are confident that Mode for.... will become recognised as the market leader in tutor methods for brass and woodwind players. ONLY £14.99 UK Pounds Including CD and postage! Order on line www.heliosuk.co.uk While you are there have a Look at our Brass Instrument range.