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Finding Equilibrium After Injury

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

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Medicine and Music: Health and Harmony

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

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Breaking the Silence: Julie Rochus

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

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Living in the In Between

Written anonymously by a musician wishing to share their story and experience with anxiety and depression as part of the Breaking the Silence series.

CW: mental illness, descriptions of self-harm, drug use. 912 more words

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My Life Through the Looking Glass

Written by Blake Martin, double bassist, as part of C Natural’s Breaking the Silence series.

I have retinoschisis.

It is a form of macular degeneration which usually goes unnoticed until one reaches their 70s or 80s. 1,460 more words

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Breaking the Silence: Jonah Spungin

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 musician’s health issues in our community. 1,560 more words

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Breaking the Silence: Jaewon Ahn

Welcome to C Natural’s Breaking the Silence series, a collection of musicians’ health experiences from musicians, music educators and performance science researchers. With over 80% of working 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. 1,652 more words

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