Musical success means overcoming challenges and making mistakes. In this episode you will learn mindset shifts and practical tips for handling mistakes.
Improvising music is sometimes seen as an advanced skill or relevant for certain genres only. However, improvisation has forever been a part of music in every style, era and culture. Learning to improvise great-sounding music doesn’t need to be hard! With the right ear training exercises and some mindset tips you can literally begin improvising music and enjoying the experience of improvisation today.
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Looking to start improvising? In this episode, we share a very useful mental framework and outlook to get yourself improvising freely – today.
Oli Fuhrmann shares his musical journey and how he started jamming with high-level musicians. Learn practical tips to help you jump in the next jam session.
Laura Nerenberg discusses the power of improvisation for classical musicians and teachers. Learn about the powerful musical impact improvisation can have.
Zach VanderGraaff, of The Dynamic Music Room, teaches how to make music learning authentic, engaging, and cooperative. Have more fun and make more progress.
Diane Allen brings a unique perspective to the world of performance. Learn the specific practical steps you can take to get into your flow state at will.
Nick Cheetham shares his journey for the premier episode of Pathways, a new series where we dig deep in to the lives of passionate music learners.
Musical U member Sharilynn Horhota shares her fascinating musical journey along with some very useful tips you can apply to your own music practice.
Music theory doesn’t have to be confusing. In this episode we share some mindset shifts to make theory easy and accessible for you.
Author of “The Practice Of Practice”, Dr. Jonathan Harnum shares results from his PhD research on how high level musicians practice to achieve their skill.
Music educator and Musical U resident pro Sara Campbell shares her insights and tips for improvisation and playing by ear – for musicians of all levels!
Tim Topham discusses how to bring music to life through creative music teaching, and how to marry this approach with traditional drill-based ear training.