The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
“It’s not about playing well by being comfortable and wiping out nervous energy. It’s about finding the right channel for all that energy” -Don Greene, psychologist
“…I began to learn about musical structures and the more theoretical aspects of music.” –John Coltrane
“It’s very gratifying to improvise in front of people. I feel I’m including them in what I’m doing, taking them someplace they might like to go and haven’t been before.” -Jim Hall, guitarist
Gerald Klickstein discusses his book, The Musician’s Way, and offers advice for music educators and students.
Articles, news, inspiration, and tips for diverse musicians and music educators.
“Forward-thinking students uncover multiple career avenues that they would enjoy.” –The Musician’s Way, p. 301
Strategies for music colleges to thrive amid the coming drop in student population.
6 strategies to practice meaningfully when stamina, time, or mental focus are in short supply.
“Create meaning in everything that you practice, even the most mundane of materials.”
“Don’t give up the dream, but build your competencies so you can pursue many dreams.”-Gerald Klickstein