Artists have a special way of seeing the world and a unique set of priorities to balance. Some of us train for 20 years or more before entering the professional field. After school it’s up to us to figure out how to continue growing musically, make money, and balance the rest of life. Here are Read more about Unexpected Drivers of Growth & Change[…]
When my family “invited” me to share music that regular people would enjoy, it sounded more like a challenge. So I threw the kitchen sink into this split screen video. Warning: It’s HAPPY (to the point of ridiculous) To help me spread happiness on Facebook, share the video via this link. Each of the five Read more about Can a Violin Do That? Happy Holidays![…]
Hamilton Hardin is a musical genius. -His album “Just Wanna Say” is one of the most impressive feats of musicianship I’m aware of, ever, anywhere. -Combining extensive audio clips from his recordings and insights into Hamilton’s musical process, this is one of the best podcast episodes we have produced. Listen to/bookmark the full 80-minute episode Read more about Hamilton Hardin- Any Instrument, Any Genre; Fueled by Faith[…]
If you’re frustrated by a sense that your musical growth is stuck, or if you fail to reach musical goals despite spending lots of time in the practice room, sit down with a pen and paper (not your instrument), and follow the steps below. After coaching hundreds of musicians and teachers in both musical and Read more about How to Become a Better & Happier Musician[…]
Listen or read to discover, How to know when and what to play. How to avoid “writers block” (the feeling of having no idea where to start).
How to avoid getting “in a rut” ( stuck repeating the same few ideas) How to make the other musicians you work with feel comfortable and always want to call you back