This week I was invited to appear on a local radio station: http://www.radioverulam.com/?q=content/parents-show. At some point you ought to be able to listen to my “words of wisdom”! The topic was – how do we help children with their music lessons? My theory is that we first have to understand the importance of engagement with […]
I have a few places on my summer course in Norfolk. Please have a look, or share with anyone you think might be interested! Summer Course
Great interview with a very interesting psychiatrist. What lessons can we musicians learn?! Dr Steve Peters: the psychiatrist charged with ridding Anfield of the fear factor – News & Comment – Football – The Independent.
Those of you who know me personally, or who have had the pleasure (?) of having a lesson, or more with me will know how much emphasis I place on trying to develop the mental side of performance. I cannot claim to be unique – this is a thread in violin teaching that goes back […]
Reblogged from Lelio: Last night, BBC Four aired the first episode in a new three-part series on modern classical music, entitled The Sound and The Fury. For me, as a great fan of the screechy, discordant, hell-raising music of the 20th Century, it was a programme I was greatly looking forward to. But I have to […]