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Why Fitness Matters in Music Performance

While she was a graduate assistant at the University of Kansas, Dr. Mai Tadokoro Hessel spoke at a TEDx event in Kansas City about the physicality of music performance. In preparing her performance of Joseph Schwantner’s Velocities for marimba, she explains the process of taking up running and weight training in an effort to physically prepare for … Continue reading



Delsea Music Shoe Drive

Reposted from The South Jersey Times online: September 17, 2014 at 7:40 AM, updated September 18, 2014 at 4:31 PM Delsea Regional School District Music Department is conducting a shoe collection drive now through Nov. 15 to raise funds to cover festival fees for middle school and high school performing ensembles, while benefiting micro-enterprise ventures in developing … Continue reading