Preventing discomfort or pain for pianists starts by addressing the underlying cause of the problem.
Pursuing a Popular Music Performance Degree in College
Are you thinking about pursuing a popular music performance degree in college?
Stage Fright: An Alternative Solution
Stage fright, also known as performance anxiety, is one of the most common and perplexing problems we musicians face. You’re in great company if you become nervous when you perform.
Stage Presence for 21st Century Classical Performers
Stage presence is an essential aspect of an enjoyable and memorable audience experience. stage presence is a skill you can practice and refine.
Music Master Classes: Benefits for Performers and Audiences
Master classes offer an array of benefits to performers and audience members alike. In a master class, a highly proficient artist/teacher works with one student and/or a small ensemble.
World Voice Day: Vocal Warm Ups for Better Sound
Efficient and effective vocal warm ups for improving your sound, whether you sing in a choral group or lead or conduct a choir or chorus.
Preventing Injury for Instrumental Musicians
Preventing injury for instrumental musicians should be high on the list of priorities for anyone planning to go to music school or who is already there.
Planning to Major in Jazz? 8 Top Considerations
Are you someone who lives and breathes jazz and can't imagine doing anything else in college? If you're wanting to major in jazz, here are 8 top considerations.
Planning on Majoring in Guitar?
If you're considering majoring in guitar, understand that many young guitarists enter college with inadequate preparation, and struggle as a result.
Reducing Music Performance Anxiety
Butterflies in the stomach; sweaty palms; negative self-talk; stomach pain; dry mouth; excessive swallowing; shortness of breath; fuzzy thinking; avoidance; or giving up. These are some of the signs and symptoms of performance anxiety.
Preventing Performance Injury and Tension
Whether you're having some kind of pain with playing, tension that you know isn't working for you, or are just interested in playing with more freedom and ease, the Alexander Technique can help.
Music School: Is it Necessary for a Performance Career?
Do you really need to go to music school to pursue a career in music performance?
Performance Majors: Reimagining Classical Music
Classical music performance majors have inherited an enormous challenge: how to revitalize classical music to protect its legacy and insure its longevity.