The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
“Three qualities are essential in a professional musician… the first is good health and the other two are the same.” -Mark Hambourg, pianist
“Articulates both an artistic approach to attaining mastery of an instrument/voice and a practical approach to achieving professional goals. . . Uniquely holistic.”
“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”
“For singers, voice care is a 24/7 operation.”
“Advantageous postures have an active quality; they’re always subtly in motion.”
Dozens of articles and tips for aspiring and veteran musicians!
Hydration is vital to healthy vocal use.
“Ten dubious repetitions plus a single accurate one don’t equal security. Quite the opposite.”
“It was when I found out I could make mistakes that I knew I was on to something.” -Ornette Coleman
“Only after I have become familiar with the style and character of the work can I start shaping an interpretation.” Yo-Yo Ma