Lesley McAllister, DMA, is Associate Professor of Piano and director of piano pedagogy at Baylor University. An active writer and clinician who has presented in national and international conferences, she is the author of The Balanced Musician: Integrating Mind and Body for Peak Performance.

Preparing Students for Peak Performance Through Centering Practice

Healthy Playing, Healthy Teaching , Vanessa Cornett, Editor Many teachers are unsure of the best way to respond when a student first utters the words, "I feel nervous!" Young students experiencing anxiety for the first time may mistakenly feel that their symptoms should be eliminated entirely. Yet, in order to perform ...
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