What is Musicianship?
Ear training and transcription are the heart and soul of standard collegiate musicianship. But another fundamental subject tied into musicianship is metacognition.
This page is setup to share all kinds of thought and ideas on developing as a musician.
Please join the conversation and post a comment! For those of us who are passionate about studying music, this is a space to gain and share tips on great books, articles, videos and web content, and other resources.
awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes
The quest to learn and grow as a musician is one of many twists and turns. We all know that mastery is something won only with hours of practice, but the bitter truth is that long hours of practice do not guarantee desired results.
So let's take a deeper dive into more effective and efficient modalities of developing as a musician.
BOOKS FOR THE MUSICIAN'S MIND
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Physical wellness is important to anyone who sits for hours on end using small muscle groups (musicians). But beyond the physical realm, let's consider mental wellness. Lack of self worth, fear of failure, and performance anxiety are only a few of the things that plague musicians of all levels. Fostering physical and mental health is all in a good days practice.
Musicians and Their Healthcare - by Musical America