In Pursuit of Excellence (Chapters 10-14)

Chapter 10 Distractions There are lots of types and causes of distraction and while I love the examples Orlick includes, I find that I actually categorize my distractions and work to alleviate them slightly differently. On the one hand, distractions are all the same in that […]

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Music and Dance Part 3: Repertoire Examples

Part 3: Repertoire Examples Using Dance to Explore Phrasing: Applying it to real music (some examples where we explore this together) We have been working on this with small examples, but let’s try a longer one together. You have everything you need already so feel […]

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Music and Dance Part 2: Starting to Move

Continued from last post, “What musicians can learn from other performing arts forms” Ok, so maybe we can grow as artists from exercises of dancers and actors.Now what? Part 2: Starting to Move This second post is designed for people ready to start exploring adding movement […]

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Book Club: Peak by Anders Ericsson

Peak by Anders Ericsson Intro to Book Club: Like a virtual book club, these posts explore books on performing or learning written by experts but with questions, discussions, and summaries. They are designed to help you decide if a book gives you what you are looking […]

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Book Club: Mindset by Carol Dweck

Intro to Book Club: Like a virtual book club, these posts explore books on performing or learning written by experts but with questions, discussions, and summaries. They are designed to help you decide if a book gives you what you are looking for and a guide […]

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