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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.

 

Choosing the right mouthpiece is a very personal choice that requires some mouthpiece knowledge, and most importantly being able to answer this question: what do I want to sound l like? Learn about Felipe Martins' journey to the right mouthpiece 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.

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.

 

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.