The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
The Musician’s Way in Two Verses
A concise poem captures the essence of The Musician’s Way and provides a framework for aspiring musicians to excel.
Winter/Spring 2022 Musician’s Way Newsletter
“As your performance abilities and coping skills grow, your confidence will become unshakable.” -The Musician’s Way, p. 170
Let’s Put Music Scales in their Place
“I took lessons as a kid, but it was mostly just practicing scales, and it seemed more like homework.” -Paul McCartney
Fall 2021 Musician’s Way Newsletter
“Herein lies the secret to artistry on the concert stage: Artistic performers are prepared performers.”
Teaching versus Showing
“When we teach, we take responsibility for student learning outcomes.”
Summer 2021 Musician’s Way Newsletter
Inspiration, resources, music news, practice tips, pandemic updates, and creativity-boosting ideas.
Commissioning and Funding New Music
Grow your audiences and increase impacts by commissioning new music. Here’s how!
4 Steps to Practice Unfamiliar Music
A powerful process to assimilate music efficiently, accurately and artistically.
Spring 2021 Musician’s Way Newsletter
Creative inspiration, practice tips, music news, concert planning advice, and more!
Counteracting Substance Abuse
“Any musician who says he is playing better either on the needle or when he is juiced is a plain straight liar.” -Charlie Parker