The Musicians Way Blogby Gerald Klickstein. Become a Successful Musician
Articles, news, inspiration, and tips for diverse musicians and music educators.
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.
Security in performance doesn’t result from purging all nervous symptoms. It arises from knowing that we can perform well whether we feel jumpy or not.
“Three qualities are essential in a professional musician… the first is good health and the other two are the same.” Mark Hambourg, pianist