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The Mind Over Finger Podcast

Feb 26, 2021

Today, I speak with a wonderful storyteller of sound, Assistant Principal Clarinetist of the Chicago Symphony John Bruce Yeh.

In our conversation, John shares how his artistic journey unfolded.  He takes us on an amazing trip, featuring great musical figures, which shows the various elements that go into the making of a...

Feb 19, 2021

In this second episode of my series on building an amazing practice routine I share my favorite tips about a powerful ritual that can transform the results you get in the practice room: PRIMING.

When we’re priming, we prepare the body and mind to be fully engaged and productive.

By setting up a priming ritual before a...

Feb 12, 2021

I’m very excited to welcome Dr. Frank Diaz to the show this week to cover a topic that is at the core of everything Mind Over Finger is: mindfulness.

In our conversation, Frank elaborates on:

  • How he defines what mindfulness is
  • Mindfulness techniques that can be helpful for musicians
  • The sequence he likes to use when...