BOONE—Barry Green, author of “The Inner Game of Music,” will hold a workshop May 8 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. in Room 214 Broyhill Music Building at Appalachian State University.
The workshop will focus on overcoming mental obstacles to performance, practicing and teaching through the master techniques of awareness, commitment and trust. The public is invited.
Green is author of three books dealing with the philosophy of music, the mind, body and spirit: “The Inner Game of Music” (Doubleday, 1986), “The Mastery of Music, Ten Pathways to True Artistry” (Broadway/Doubleday 2003) and “Bringing Music to Life!” (GIA, 2009). He has also written three bass method books and many solo recordings.
Green also will be the guest speaker at the Hayes School of Music’s commencement ceremony on May 9.
Green was principal bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony for 28 years. He currently teaches double bass at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier, public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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