Keys to Healthy Music – Summer Workshop

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Keys to Healthy Music – Summer Workshop

NOTE: As of May 17, 2019, this course has been CANCELLED. It will not be offered during Summer 2019.

July 18-20, 2019 / Thursday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Room: OSL 101

Sue Callan Harris, instructor

This course explores key components of healthy musicianship for performance enhancement as well as prevention of performance-related musculoskeletal disorders. This summer workshop is based on the “Keys to Healthy Music” course which has been offered at the Eastman School for 18 years. Concepts can be applied to personal well-being as well as the music education setting. Participants will be introduced to:

  • Lifestyle design for musicians
  • Effective warm-up and cool-down
  • Instrument-specific conditioning 
  • Posture screen and corrections
  • Functional movement screen and correction
  • Ergonomic assessment of practice and performance habits and environment

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Class begins Thursday, July 18, at 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Class ends Saturday, July 20, at 4:00 p.m.

Professional Development Hours: 18
$300 / noncredit             CRN 21915