Book Review: Life in the Real World

 Life in the Real World – How to make music graduates employable Edited by Dawn Bennett Review by Tanja Raaste Many music students aspire to a full-time performance position on graduation.  However,…

Together, in a Moment of Time

After a recent Estrella Morente concert at Sadlers Wells, I started thinking about what it is that performers do, metaphysically speaking.  Performers… … Hold us together in a moment of time.  All…

New Ways of Selling Art

There is a thought-provoking article about ‘Selling Art’ in the Guardian.  Some of the tips: Remember that ‘normal’ people buy art too – don’t just chase ‘collectors’. Letting people live with the…

Looking for what is Alive …or no more criticism!

I want to share a recent discovery about a unique form of feedback which is called ‘Appreciations’. This is a technique created by Jay O’Callahan (as described in ‘Making Ideas Happen‘): People…