Tag Archives: performing

The Bridge from Practice to Performance

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Do you need a bridge to take you from practice to performance? Do you feel like you’re missing something, because […]


Are You Ready to Burst Your Bubble?

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Have you ever thought about a simple soap bubble? It’s a beautiful and amazing creation, air trapped in layers of […]


Practice with a Kick, an Arrow and a Glass of Water

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Practice, practice, practice; the story of the musician’s life. And we hope that by devoting many hours to practice, we […]


Seven Steps to More Gigs This Summer

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Have you looked at your summer calendar lately? Do you have a full schedule of performances? Or are you hoping […]


Out of the Box Ideas for Wedding Ceremony Music That You Already Can Play

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Wedding repertoire is usually predictable. Even with the occasional request for an unusual pop song or family favorite, most brides […]


The Three Pieces You Absolutely Need to Know

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There is a great article in Harp Column magazine this month by Nadia Pessoa. It’s all about survival skills and  […]


How to Cancel a Performance the Right Way

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It happens. We keep careful records and live by our calendars. But sometimes circumstances change, and we have to cancel […]


Attention Freelance Musicians: How to Get Your Clients to Ask You Back

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Your freelance music business will thrive if you can count on repeat business.  If you think you can’t get repeat […]


Tips for Painless Performing

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There’s really only one secret to performing. Do it a lot. You get better at it.  That being said, there […]


The Three Necessary Stages: Stage Two: Conscious Memorization

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In a previous post I wrote about rote memorization, the repetitive process that can be summed up in the words […]