Category Archives: Uncategorized

What can we learn from comedians about being a confident performer?

This week, I was talking with Chippenham born and bred, comedian and compère, Wil Hodgson. Alongside performing professional stand-up, Wil also compères Burlesque performances and hosts his own comedy nights, featuring comedians from all over the world. “What’s the first … Continue reading

Posted in performance strategies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Professional Organist’s view on Nerves.

Here is a brief interview with Colin Hunt about how terrible nerves became a thing of the past. Click on the link to hear the interview in powerpoint. Replacing fear with thoughts of occasion and events

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Occasions or Events replace fear with purpose

This morning I had the pleasure of recording the South West of England’s finest organists and accompanists playing 2 hymns and the National Anthem for the forth coming remembrance day services. Afterwards, I took the chance to ask Colin Hunt … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to Confident Performer

In this blog, I will be looking at techniques, exercises and activities we can use to make us even more confident as performers. Having worked as a musical performer for 20 years, and performed alongside students who have been less … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment