Conquering Stage Fright

Anyone who is a performing musician, and in fact anyone who has given a speech or presented anything in front of an audience, has probably experienced what is commonly referred to as "stage fright." At its core, stage fright is the fear of making mistakes or failing publicly. I for one have accepted a certain … Continue reading Conquering Stage Fright

How Can Music Students Work Smarter?

This week I will be conducting my students in performances of Grease School Version. Because of my schedule associated with the production, my next post here will be Sunday, May 25. It will be good to see you here then. We’ve all heard the saying, work smarter, not harder. In music performance, this is especially good … Continue reading How Can Music Students Work Smarter?