As Christmas fast approaches, many of you will be taking time away from the studio or work to take a well-earned break! But a lot of people don’t know enough about the multiple benefits that utilising proper rest and relaxation can bring. 522 more words
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Written by pianist Gina Hyunmin Lee, as part of the Breaking the Silence series.
CW: Discussion of musicians’ injuries and illness.
My health journey began in the summer of 2010 when I was attending Interlochen Summer Arts Academy in Michigan. 1,147 more words
Written by Allen Chang, violinist and medical student, as part of the Breaking the Silence series.
CW: mental illness, musicians’ injuries, discussion of beta-blockers.
Have you ever experienced the difficulty of balancing the doctor’s suggestions with the necessity to practice? 1,617 more words
Welcome to C Natural’s Breaking the Silence series, a collection of musicians’ health experiences from musicians, music educators and researchers. With over 80% of professional musicians facing health issues related to their career throughout their lifetime, this series aims to provide strength in numbers and to initiate transparent dialogue surrounding musicians’ health issues in our community. 1,900 more words