Chris O'Hara is part of the Denis Wick Artist group and performs on a Maurice Murphy 3C mouthpiece. Find out more about Chris on his artist page.
Any type of lesson or audition prep takes some structure. Arbans Characteristic study #8 and phrasing study Beatrice are classic requests for auditions and placement tests. Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara takes you through a step by step process to break these selections into smaller pieces, and prepare for success.
"Why would you choose to play an instrument with a mouthpiece the size of a coin...?" asks Denis Wick Products' Mary Galime. Here is Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara's answer in this Transform to Perform interview.
One paint brush and one colour will not cut it for most painters, and the same concept applies to musicians with their gear. To tell the right story, you need the products that best assist you to add the proper nuance to that story. Learn about Chris O'Hara's approach to his product in this Transform to Perform interview.
Every pro has a moment where they stop thinking like a student and start thinking like a pro. What causes the change? Find out how it happened for Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara in this Transform to Perform interview.
What is the last thing you think about before getting on stage for a big performance, and what is the first thing you think of after the performance? This is the essence of what we learn as we #transform2perform throughout our musical lives. Find out what Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara approaches the before and after of every performance in this Transform to Perform interview.