The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
When we earn reputations as ‘go-to musicians,’ opportunities come to us.
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
“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
When we minimize tension, we free ourselves to create our best music.
“Articulates both an artistic approach to attaining mastery of an instrument/voice and a practical approach to achieving professional goals. . . Uniquely holistic.”