Denis Wick artist Victor Haskins keys in on some valuable advice on preparing and completing a successful audition for a jazz performance degree audition. Don't tune out if you are auditioning for a different performance degree program! Preparation and attention to detail is key to any audition, and Victor's wisdom in this area will certainly inspire you!
Many tuba students strive to attain a professional career in music performance and as such their studies prepare them for this goal. The final "lesson" in many cases is that first gig that you land that transforms your thinking and approach into that of a professional. Felipe Martins tells us about that gig in this Transform2Perform interview.
Getting back in shape to play your instrument is usually not realized in a relaxed context. It is usually realized with anxiety concerning a deadline that is approaching. Though muscle memory is quick, and getting back in shape will not take too long, it is very easy to injure yourself along the way and prolong the time it takes to get in shape, or in the worst scenario, be the beginning of some really bad habits that will take you down later on in the year.
The average band student is only a couple inches taller than the tuba. So why is it such a popular choice among students? Denis Wick artist Felipe Martins will tell us why in this Transform to Perform interview.