Dear VC reader, We all have recordings of our performances living somewhere — tucked inside our phone, privately archived in the conservatory library, or posted on
When you're learning a work from the standard repertory, do you pick out the recording by your favorite artist and listen to it? Perhaps, you're
Performance anxiety can take over our ability to play our best. After hours upon hours of practicing, the insecurities of having memory slips and making
As musicians, we all want to have our own unique voice when interpreting a piece from the standard repertory. It's easier said than done, and
Audiences are used to seeing seasoned professionals perform onstage with no music. However, for many young soloists, memorizing a piece can be a daunting task.
Whether it is before a practice session, lesson, or even performance, it is easy to skip warming up on your instrument in the interest of