Structuring Your Practice Session and Audition Success

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 12:30 p.m.
Dassance Fine Arts Center, Room 122

John Wallace has been the Visual and Performing Arts Department percussion instructor as part of the adjunct faculty at CF since 2015. He started his musical education at CF and transferred to Florida Southern College, where he earned a Bachelor of Music and later would earn a Master of Music from the University of Florida. Most recently,  Wallace has become principal percussionist with the Imperial Symphony Orchestra in Lakeland and also plays professionally with the Florida Orchestra and the Brevard Symphony Orchestra.

Wallace will share:  How our brain works when we are practicing. What is myelin? What does it do and how does it help us?  How to develop a plan and structure your practice session. Understanding “Deep Practice.” Overcoming frustration and understanding the mental game of music. How to pick the right music and prepare the music for a winning audition. How to stand out at the audition.

Lectures are funded by the Gladys M. Webber Endowed Memorial Chair and are free to attend.

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