Category Archives: Performing

Why You Aren’t Performance Ready (and how you can make it happen)

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The date of the concert is getting closer. You’ve been working on this music for months. And yet it seems […]


5 Tips to Make Your Holiday Performances Sparkle!

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It’s a little ironic that at the time of year when we most want our music to help set the […]


Does Your Musical Fire Need Relighting?

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Does one of these stories sound like yours? 1. You’re busy living the hectic modern life – teaching, performing, practicing, […]


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Don’t Be a Grumpy Musician! The 7 Steps to Staying Happy

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As the weeks rush toward the busy holiday season, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed out. So many performances, […]


The Busy Harpist’s Checklist

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Last week on the blog, I wrote about things that busy professional harpists have learned that every harpist could benefit […]


7 Things You Can Learn from Gigging Harpists (even if you only play for your dog)

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Ok. So you never want to play in public. Even playing for your dog makes you nervous. Believe it or […]


5 Tips for Playing Impressionistic Music

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I was quite young when I fell in love with the music of Claude Debussy. I didn’t know the theoretical […]


The 7 Things an Audience Expects from You (and it’s not a perfect performance!)

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The audience is hushed; the lights are dimmed. The performer walks out on stage, trying to make her stride confident […]


A Quick Start Guide to Playing Baroque Music

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Not sure what Baroque music is exactly? Uncertain about how to approach it musically? Do you know the particular musical […]