May 2017

I haven’t written this newsletter for a few months having mostly written every month for the last year or so. I have been busy for sure, but equally I haven’t been certain whether you actually like getting a newsletter with my musings in your inbox periodically, or whether it is just yet more information overload. […]

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January 2017

Webinar: Preventing and overcoming performance-related injury I recently presented a webinar for the ISM (Incorporated Society of Musicians) in London. Webinars are funny things; interested participants sign up and then listen from their own computer at the time the webinar goes live. In this case, it was then put onto the ISM website so that […]

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November 2016

The Itinerant Performance Coach I have become a something of a professional traveller these days. Now, almost every week, I pack my small suitcase and backpack with laptop in it, cycle down to the station and get on yet another train destined for Yorkshire, Manchester or as it has been recently, Scotland. I love discovering […]

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October 2016

I hope you have had a good final part of the summer. Performance Anxiety nipped in the bud in Germany My experience of working in the International Piano Academy in Konz, Germany early in September was fascinating yet again. I love having three full days to work intensively with around 12 student pianists from different […]

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August 2016

  Since I last wrote, I have been back on the road again, this time to the USA. I have just spent an illuminating two weeks as a Performance Coach at the the Yale Summer School of Music, more commonly known as Norfolk Chamber Music Festival. A Soprano on Her Head I was brought over […]

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June 2016

I’m sending this to you because you’ve signed up for the Beyond Stage Fright free video interviews series. I really hope you’ve enjoyed them. If you haven’t managed to watch as many as you’d like, they’re still available to you on www.beyondstagefright.com for the foreseeable future. In my last few newsletters, I’ve hinted at a […]

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May 2016

Since I have been back from my month of international travelling, I’ve been getting my head down. The project that I had intended to write about in this newsletter is nowhere near finished and I am hoping and trusting that I will be able to write about it fully in June’s newsletter. It has ended […]

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April 2016

The last month has been totally dominated by international travel. My trip to Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore was wonderfully stimulating and enriching with some exciting invitations for future trips coming up over the next year. Dubai As a relatively new city in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is fast establishing a good classical music […]

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March 2016

Life after Beyond Stage Fright Now that the rather intense period of work interviewing and editing a further 22 musicians has finished, I am starting to explore some new projects. The first is to transcribe all 43 interviews from the Beyond Stage Fright series so I have the written material and can experiment with turning […]

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January 2016

A belated Happy New Year and I hope 2016 is a good year for you. Beyond Stage Fright Second Series The first two weeks of 2016 for me has been packed full of interviews and editing. As I write, I am on the last stretch and it is very fulfilling to gather all these interviews […]

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