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From The Musician's Way Blog
Popular posts from the past two months:
Excelling Under Pressure. Mindfulness gives performers an edge.
8 Ways to Build Sustainable Music Careers. “The most difficult thing about being a musician these days is not talent. It’s sustainability.” –Robert Sirota
Build a Website. Easily publish a website in 4 steps.
The Musician's Way Study Guide. By Dr. Lisa Dawson of Indiana Wesleyan University.
So Long, Paper Music
The Brussels Philharmonic has swapped out paper music for digital scores displayed on tablet computers. AirTurn.com enables all of us to do the same.
Composing for Video Games
The LA Times describes how composers are expressing their creativity and scoring big by composing for video games.
Low-Cost CDs, DVDs, Flash Drives
Mixonic.com has lowered prices on their top-quality production services for custom-printed CDs, DVDs, and flash drives. Hallelujah!
The Musician's Way On Sale at Amazon
For a limited time, Amazon is offering The Musician's Way at more than 25% off. An ideal gift for music lovers!
Excellence, Not Perfection
7 essential habits that foster creativity and counter perfectionism in practice and performance.
Undress for Opera
Predicting that lower ticket prices and a casual dress code will attract younger audiences, the English National Opera launches a welcome initiative they're calling Undress for Opera.
Help for Singers
Singers of every stripe can find vocal health tips on otolaryngologist Anthony Jahn's column on the Voice Council site. Complementary resources are indexed on the MusiciansWay.com For Singers page.
Listen While You Work?
Does listening to music on the job help or hinder our performance? It depends on the task, as Annie Murphy Paul describes in a post on Time.com.
Performance-oriented practice instills all of the qualities we want in concerts.
If you plan to audition anytime soon, be sure to read the 8 must-know strategies in my post Nail Your Audition.
Starting a Non-Profit
People aiming to start non-profit organizations will find free guidance on the site Form1023.org. Complementary entrepreneurship resources abound at TheLaunchPad.org.
Resolving to Create
Confidently initiate creative projects in 2013 using my online course 10-Steps to Lifelong Creativity. Now with flexible pricing: pay as little as $1!