The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
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.
“It’s better to do 30 minutes of high-quality work than to spin your wheels for hours.”
“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
“I recognized a gap between what we musicians typically learn during our schooling and what we actually need to know.”
“The earlier the symptoms are recognized and treated, the sooner and more completely recovery occurs.” -Richard Norris, M.D.
“Confident performance is not a fluke, but the product of imaginative and consistent synthesis of technical and emotional work.” -Frank R. Wilson
“Three qualities are essential in a professional musician… the first is good health and the other two are the same.” -Mark Hambourg, pianist