Sensitive to Sound

This morning at around 9:20 a.m., a train passing through the Wall Street station hit a hanging electric cable, making … More

Psychology of Performance

What is now called “performance anxiety” has become a big industry in the performance world, with many competing views on how to address and solve the problem. But to start, it’s completely normal to get nervous when you perform. It affects many performers whether they be musicians, actors, dancers or others who participate in performance art.

Bald men know how to do chocolate!

Recently I visited the most wonderful place on Earth. No not Disney World but Max Brenner Chocolate located on Broadway at Union Square.

Life: A True Blessing

Silent Tears Dakota, Josh Guitelman and Jordin Kelley, all students at Bronx Science, have lost their lives in the same … More

An Electrifying Performance at Tanglewood

On Friday, The Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Levine performed valiantly during a deluge. Soloist Steven Ansell, the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Viola, competed with the pounding roar of the rain on the Koussevitzky Music Shed’s roof to be heard by the crowd. Great viola solos are not a common occurrence and it is a pity that much of the crowd could only hear parts of Mr. Ansell’s moving performance.