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Yo-Yo Ma on… Everything!

Yo-Yo Ma on Intonation, Practice, and the Role of Music in Our Lives SEPTEMBER 17, 2015 The 60-year-old cellist is on a magic cello ride, and still striving for perfection by Martin Steinberg A cellist walks on a beach and … Continue reading

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Sound Advice…

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Citrus!

The latest additions to my ‘Urban Farm’ are these beautiful citrus trees. The first is Citrus Jimbhiri Shaub Rough Lemon This rare named variety of wild lemon is extremely vigorous and productive and whilst often used as a rootstock, produces wonderful round … Continue reading

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Psychotherapist Dr Gerald Stein Advises On Stage Fright & Performance Anxiety

There is a great site for advice on overcoming issues with performance anxiety etc. Chicago Psychotherapist, Dr. Stein, is a well known expert in this field and posts readily for the benefit of others.To read more, click on the link … Continue reading

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More Sound Advice To Maximising Your Training At Music College…

WRITTEN BY Michael D’Angelo Musician • Tech Geek • Lecturer in Jazz Studies at @UNCWilmington “BARELY BREATHING” BY BRETT WILLIAM DIETZ Advice to a College Music Student I started teaching at the University of North Carolina Wilmington right after finishing my … Continue reading

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Esa-Pekka Salonen on Becoming a Good Conductor…

Here are a few tips from the top on becoming a good conductor. Esa – Pekka Salonen reveals all to BBC News… Esa-Pekka Salonen: 10 tips to becoming a conductor By Alison Feeney-HartBBC News Esa-Pekka Salonen is the principal conductor … Continue reading

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Unofficial Advice from twitter…

Here’s a little advice from someone on twitter regarding applause. Take it or leave it… And a few more handy twitter hints. This time on Mahler…

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Practice Makes Perfect!

This page has been edited for bad language! This has been a tough week! A high profile solo gig in Birmingham, cornet in Prokofiev Romeo & Juliet etc several times, Ensemble 10.10 gigs (hard stuff, too!), Shostakovich/Berio/Britten programme, teaching and … Continue reading

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