"Eating a raw food diet has helped a lot of people with all sorts of ailments. One of the instances that comes to mind is a girl that held a raw food class that I went to once. Here is a quote of her's that I found on her website,…"
"Last year I experienced similar issues with my wrists and finger joints. I completely stopped playing for about a month or so, and that seemed to make it better, but the several doctors I went to couldn't find anything noticeably wrong (like…"
"I'm sorry that you're experiencing so much pain. =( Try looking into this therapy called Alexander Technique. A few friends of mine who were experiencing some discomfort or tension whenever they played took Alexander Technique classes and…"
"I was suggested that I just continue to work on some strengthening exercises - assuming that I somehow have been losing strength in my back, shoulders, and arms. I've also been recommended to try Yoga or even Feldenkrais - both of which I have…"
Does anyone have a musician injury they would like to discuss here?I am going into my sophomore year of college (music school) and pain is becoming unbearable. It is a shame that it hurts to do what I love. For two years in high school, I suffered from unknown wrist and hand pain. I had to take frequent breaks from playing and always take pain medication. I went to hand therapy which did not help much. After working on technique my first year of college, much of the pain went away in my wrists…See More
"I wish so badly now that I am not "too old" to audition. I should have just auditioned anyways, because it would have been my last opportunity, as I turn 19 this summer, and I am not technically a performance major in school. (I saw the…"
"Hi guys. I was planning to audition for NYO-USA 2013 but had too much going on and decided not to. I'm a music education major at Ithaca College; a violist. I play in the Ithaca College Symphony Orchestra and the Ithaca College Gamer Symphony…"
American Viola Society, National Association for Music Educators, American String Teachers Association, Endicott Performing Arts Center, New York State Summer School of the Arts, Hanyang International Summer School
My style(s) of music:
I am interested in:
Music Theory, Performing
My musical instrument(s):
My other musical interests, styles, and instruments are:
Alternative and jazz music
My favorite artists, influences, and inspirations are:
Tchaikovsky, Bach, Beethoven, Yuri Bashmet, Sarah Chang, William Primrose, Yo-Yo Ma, Lillian Fuchs, and others
More about me:
Music Education major at Ithaca College. I've played viola for almost eleven years and saxophone for ten years. Viola is my primary and major instrument of study, while I still love to jam on the saxophone with some jazz!