can you slam together two trash can lids and make a beautiful sound? welcome to crash cymbals. here’s how to practice cymbals to stop getting air pockets and ugly crashes.
it’s so annoying when you’re trying to get a piece ready for your lesson or for an audition and there’s one part of it that seems impossible.
stick control and the rudiments have never fixed my snare drum problems. this is the 60 minute(ish) snare drum warm up that actually works.
if you’re the person who practices the MOST, does that mean you’re gonna win your next audition?
i interviewed jake nissly of the SF symphony for today's video! it’s all about how to take musical risks in auditions, and i also ask him how he won 3 principal auditions in a row.
so…one thing i’m terrible at (and not really ashamed to admit it) is independent rolls on marimba.
why you can’t let these ‘limiting beliefs’ stop you from auditioning.
why you can't afford to "wait until you're ready" to start taking auditions.
the 12 days of auditions
the 12 days of auditions is a video series starting on october 29th, 2015, where each day i cover a different topic on how to take orchestra auditions.
where can i get it?
each video will be posted at the auditionhacker facebook group, which is a place to talk about auditions for any instrument. click below and join:
...and why's it happening?
because! it's all leading up to the new online mini-course, called how to advance at an orchestra audition 101. you can enroll here: