Resources for Musicians
Indirect Procedures: A Musician's Guide to the Alexander Technique
Integrated Practice: Coordination, Rhythm & Sound
The Integrated String Player: Embodied Vibration
Articles And Essays
The un-Guitar Hero, an interview in the Guitar Hero series in which I explain the universality of my musical philosophy.
Forward and Up, a general introduction to the Alexander Technique.
"I don't know, but I have a pretty neck," an article by the young trumpeter Flynn Müller describing a workshop I gave in Germany.
An Alexander Teacher Reads The Free Voice, His Mouth Agape, an essay about the Alexander Technique and singing published in The Modern Singing Master: Essays in Honor of Cornelius L. Reid.
A series of video clips with vocal exercises for everyone: The 5-Minute Voice
For String Players
The Alexander Technique: A Practical Lesson, an original essay that describes how the Alexander Technique applies in practice.
Blog Essays of Interest to Musicians
Over the years I've blogged on many music topics, sometimes writing a series of themed, interlinked posts. Here you can access some of these topics directly.
The Oppositional Principle is a way of centering yourself when you play and sing. Choosing to remain still in space, you let music itself "do the moving."
Reality & Illusion is a study of a musician's relationship with the printed score--or, to put it differently, a study of the psychological impact of suppositions and judgments.
I'm a D'Addario Artist, and I recommend Kaplan cello strings. My preference: Heavy tension. These strings handle very easily and have wonderful harmonics.