Great ideas for children’s performance success.
After attending the ChordPlay showcase and listening to the entertaining keynote speaker, Rick Beyer, I attended “Keep Your Mind on the Music: Performance Psychology for 6-12 year old musicians” presented by Jyoti Hench
I will be sharing my notes from this presentation below. The biggest thing I got out of this presentation is the power of being positive not only as a teacher to your students (and I think this is really crucial), but for the students to understand that power as well.
Preparing students- Polish technical details, Discuss artistry and interpretation, Set memorization deadlines, Guide stage presence
*Address mental performance strategies
What is performance psychology? “A positive approach to studying human performance.”
A Positive Approach-
Before a performance:
I’ve done all the hard work already, I’m going to play really well today (vs…
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