When the Boreas first touched my chops, the first thing I noticed was the nice smooth feeling it gave. After playing a few notes it continued feeling more and more contortable. In my neverending search for the perfect ambouchure I myself have some points that are very important. The Boreas gives me the big and broad sound in the middle and lower register and the brilliant sound in the high register, wich I find the most important as Principal trombone. It gives me the opportunity to differentiate in articulation and dynamics.
The mouthpiece matches perfectly with my Hans Kromat trombone.
Very happy with my purchase!
Principal Trombone South Nederlands Philharmonic
Professor of Trombone at the LUCA school of Arts/Conservatory of Leuven
I enjoyed the complete process from ordering, shipping and then receiving the most amazing mouthpiece I have ever played.
I ordered the Satin Titanium 3 GW Helios Trumpet Mouthpiece Rim Diameter 16.50mm, .660 inches with a Deep Cup.
Even though it has only been two days playing my new mouthpiece the comfort and feel is indescribable.
My Giddings mouthpiece contains all the elements I want in a mouthpiece. The color of the overtones, the consistency, the tone that it brings to my horn, the clarity, and the comfortable rim is everything I could want. Ivan Giddings is a master craftsmen and mouthpiece guru. I love my GWC-100. I'm happy to be with this wonderful company!