Some Helpful Words About Finding Your Creative Voice

“Listen very deeply to the music that touches your heart the most, analyze it and learn all you can about it. Then forget everything and be yourself.” -Paul Livingstone This simple bit of advice rings so true to me, both as performing artist and as teacher. It is a direct quote from one of my […]

A Simple Tip To Help You Play Better At Fast Tempos

One of the things that too often goes hand in hand with playing at fast tempos is excessive bodily tension. This is not a requirement of the music.  Instead, it’s largely because of the habits, perceptions and attitudes of the performer. It doesn’t have to be like that. One of the aims of the Alexander […]