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The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Sep 28, 2018

Concertmaster of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera and new music champion, Holly Mulcahy redefines the profile of the 21st century musician.  Through her purposeful approach of music-making, she is able to genuinely connect and bring people together, and have powerful and positive impact in the music world and...

Sep 21, 2018

International flute soloist, Mimi Stillman has a gift to make classical music current, relevant, and exciting.  In this episode, we discuss different ways to make practice more fun, efficient, and effective.

We elaborate on:

  • Why learning how to practice is so important
  • How important it is for parents to reinforce what...

Sep 14, 2018

Bass player Jason Heath has built a vibrant career as a performer, educator, entrepreneur, and host of one of the most important classical music podcasts.  Through this experience, he has accumulated a vast knowledge on how to practice and grow a career into something that is authentic and rewarding.

In this episode,...

Sep 7, 2018

In this episode, international violin soloist James Ehnes talks about what the essence of mindful instrumental practice is: having a clear goal, work efficiently, listen intently, and connect with others.

He elaborates on:

  • His artistic journey – growing up in Brandon Manitoba, the practicing habits he developed...