Other Mind-Body Reference Books
Kropff, Kris. (2002) A Symposium for Pianists and Teachers: Strategies to Develop the Mind and Body for Optimal Performance. Ohio, Dayton: Heritage Music Press.

Wright, Craig. (2011) Listening to Music. Boston: Schirmer.(Introduction to Music, Rhythm, Melody, Harmony and the history of music from Baroque through Global.)

Jourdain, Robert. (2008) Music, the Brain, and Ecstasy: How Music Captures Our Imagination. New York: William Morrow and Co., Inc.

Bruser, Madeline. (1997). The Art of Practicing: A Guide to Making Music for the Heart. New York: Bell Tower.

Empowering the Whole Musician: Mind and Body for a More Musical Tomorrow, Suggested Musician Wellness Resources
by Linda Cockey

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Why learn to play the piano when on the other side of 30?
"Turns outs, adults have some key advantages over children when it comes to learning how to play an instrument."

"You already have a good understanding of music from a lifetime of listening to it."

"You have the discipline and focus to makeā€¦

Performance Strategies
According to the Piano Player's needs and medical approval, these exercises help prepare the body and mind for playing, learning, strengthening and relaxation.






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