How to Play the Violin Comfortably, Without Pain! Interview for Violin Lounge TV

Last month, I enjoyed being interviewed twice by Zlata Brouwer on Violin Lounge TV from the Netherlands. We had a GREAT time exploring the Alexander Technique and how it can help musicians, particularly violinists. This video, “How to Play the … Continue reading

Mindset for Music! Interview for Violin Lounge TV

Last month, I was interviewed twice by Zlata Brouwer on Violin Lounge TV from the Netherlands. We had a GREAT time talking about the Alexander Technique and how it can help musicians, particularly violinists. This video, “Mindset for Music”, is … Continue reading

Attn. Musicians: FOCUS on THIS when you play!

We all know that we play better when we’re focused, and concentration is a key to learning, right? Sure! Everybody knows what if feels like (and what a disaster it can be) when you’re onstage and your mind starts wandering… … Continue reading

Great Performers DON’T Concentrate?!!?

When it comes to concentration, we’ve got it all wrong. The great performers know that intuitively, and value FLOW over concentration. Here’s a LIVE video I did on facebook this morning that explains this.   So… do you want to learn … Continue reading

5 Tips to Help You Practice When You Feel Down

If you’re human, then you know what it’s like to have a “down” day. Here are 5 tips to help you get over the hump when you’re dragging along and it’s really hard to get yourself to practice! Here’s a brief summary … Continue reading

Do You RUSH?! The Surprising Cause and Cure!

If you’re human and a musician, I bet you’re guilty of rushing – at least once in awhile! The question: WHY do you rush? What is the CAUSE? My answer to you: your music rushes because YOU rush. YOU – your whole … Continue reading

Magic for Musicians: the Alexander Technique! 3 STEPS

In today’s LIVE facebook video, I introduced the Alexander Technique, a mind-body tool that helps you get out of your own way and do whatever you want to do with more ease. AT has transformed my life and my music-making in … Continue reading

Interview: My Life, Violin Struggles, and Alexander Technique

I was recently interviewed by Jasmine Reese II for her blog at Fiddlershop.com! @FiddlerShop.com blog. Check it out guys! #FiddlerShop #MusicisforEveryone #Interview Here’s the link to read it:  CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTERVIEW Enjoy!!! 🙂    You can read about this amazing woman who travels around … Continue reading