September 8, 2021 | Hearing Health - Dr. Brendan Fitzgerald, Aud.
What impacts musician hearing and what can we do to preserve what we have? Dr. Brendan Fitzgerald is an audiologist who first made his career in music and as a music educator.
October 13, 2021 | Benefits of Warming Up and Cooling Down - Sue Callan-Harris and Sarah Carlton
We forget that musicians are athletes of the small muscles, and like other athletes benefit from warming up and cooling down when practicing and performing. But what does that look like?
November 3, 2021 | What is the Arts in Health Field? - Dr. Tracy Cowden, Missy Fogarty, Todd Frazier, Gaelen McCormick
From music therapy to developing an in-hospital live music program, ESM alumni share how they use their Eastman training as performing artists to move into this emerging field.
December 1, 2021 | Peak Performance - Ann McCulloch and Justin McCulloch
Nearly all musicians will face issues in attaining peak performance but there are strategies and options to help you perform at the top of your game.
January 12, 2022 | Nutrition for the Performing Artist - Yimy Rodriguez
Food is more than fuel for your body to get through class. Find out what your body needs for auditions, performances, and to maintain excellent health year-round.
February 2, 2022 | Mindfulness and Musicians - Rebecca Block
How can you use the tools of mindfulness to enhance your performance, help you get a better night's sleep and concentrate when practicing?
March 16, 2022 | Mental Health and Music School - Dr. Mary Natvig
Mental health often goes overlooked while in school. Not tending to the signs of depression can set you back from living well and playing well.
April 13, 2022 | Caring for Your Voice - Liane Grasso and Dr. Todd Schneidet
Many of us are "professional voice users" and don't even know it! Find out what you need to do to keep your voice healthy.