Posts by Greg Strohman

Kinesthetic Awareness

In our attempt to improve our proficiency at playing a musical instrument (or any physical activity), there is a natural tendency to analyze what we are doing. We begin to dissect a particular aspect of playing into its physical components, hypothesize about how we are being inefficient, determine a way to correct course, and then…

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The Power of Attention

I rarely share personal information with this blog, but this month I wanted to wish congratulations to my mother. For those of you who don’t know, my mom recently retired from a three decade long career as an elementary school band director. She had a phenomenal gift for making music accessible to a huge number…

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