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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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Success isn't necessarily an arrival. Sometimes it is the first step in building confidence that you'll succeed. This is Denis Wick artist Carl Lundgren's account of those first successes that set the pace for his future career as a professional trombone performer, educator, and composer.