- It's April. You're booked solid. You can't take on anything more. Geraldine Boyer-Cusac writes about how to say no as an accompanist.
- Need some inspiration with the practicing? Erica Ann Sipes looks at how to apply game mechanics to your practice session.
- Want to make a living in the pit? Take a look at Peter Hilliard's how to be a good musical theatre pianist and MusicianWages.com's Resources for Broadway Musicians.
- For those interested in taking the plunge into music education, Meri Dolevski-Lewis has some questions to ask yourself BEFORE starting to teach music lessons. Then again, Eileen Huang merely says good luck.
- Not all teaching gigs are what they seem. Billie Whittaker finds a listing for two jobs rolled into one.
- Not all awesome pianists are pros. AmateurPianists.org looks at the piano world from the perspective of those who play for pleasure, unfettered by the need to make a living at it.
- For those of us working in the classical music profession, doom and gloom are the order of the day, as these articles show.
- Finally, Christopher Taylor talks about the only 2-keyboard Steinway ever built:
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Here are some links on various music-related topics that might make for some relaxing reading as we head into the Easter weekend, right in the middle of what is often the busiest time of the year for many of us...