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Discussions on mindful music-making, efficient practice, and building a purposeful career with the performers, pedagogues, and innovators who are shaping the classical music world today!
The Mind Over Finger Podcast is a resource for knowledge, insight, tips, tricks, and inspiration for musicians interested in learning more about practicing mindfully, performing optimally, and getting more intentional in creating a fulfilling musical career.
We provide you with the tools to mindfully shift your musical practice from unconscious to deliberate, from paint-by-numbers to art by flow, from going through the motions to delightful play!

The Mind Over Finger Podcast Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier

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Discussions on mindful music-making, efficient practice, and building a purposeful career with the performers, pedagogues, and innovators who are shaping the classical music world today!
The Mind Over Finger Podcast is a resource for knowledge, insight, tips, tricks, and inspiration for musicians interested in learning more about practicing mindfully, performing optimally, and getting more intentional in creating a fulfilling musical career.
We provide you with the tools to mindfully shift your musical practice from unconscious to deliberate, from paint-by-numbers to art by flow, from going through the motions to delightful play!

    079 Ira Gold: Practicing Wisdom

    079 Ira Gold: Practicing Wisdom

    In this inspiring and motivating conversation, National Symphony double bass player Ira Gold shares his wisdom on practicing and on leading a meaningful musical life.

    • 55 min
    Finding Your Perfect Teacher: Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier

    Finding Your Perfect Teacher: Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier

    In this episode I share with you the conversation I had with Trevor Jones on his Podcast, the Scholarship Roadmap!  We cover a lot of ground in this 40-minute conversation including:

    -The importance finding the right teachers for your education.
    -Developing an efficient practicing system and excellent awareness
    -Why practicing slowly isn’t enough
    -And much more!

    • 43 min
    David Cartolano: The Conditioned Musician

    David Cartolano: The Conditioned Musician

    In this episode I’m talking health and wellness with David Cartolano, Host of the Conditioned Musician podcast!  David is an ACSM certified Exercise Physiologist and has a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and he’s on a mission to build stronger, more resilient, and more creative musicians.

    • 40 min
    Alisa Weilerstein: Artistry & Interpretative Depth

    Alisa Weilerstein: Artistry & Interpretative Depth

    International cello soloist Alisa Weilerstein has attracted widespread attention for her playing that combines natural virtuosity and technical precision with impassioned musicianship. 

    In this episode, I have the great pleasure of speaking about all things mindful practice with Alisa.

    • 27 min
    075 Practicing from the Beginning: Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier & David Cartolano

    075 Practicing from the Beginning: Dr. Renée-Paule Gauthier & David Cartolano

    David Cartolano from The Conditioned Musician Podcast and I talk about my own injury experience, how having a sense of introspection can prolong and save your career, how to stay motivated in your work, and we discuss how starting with your fundamentals and with a beginner’s mind can be crucial to getting past a rut.

    • 50 min
    Melissa White and Elena Urioste: Powerful Presence

    Melissa White and Elena Urioste: Powerful Presence

    Melissa White and Elena Urioste — violinists, yoginis, and dear friends run Intermission, a ground-breaking program that unites body, mind, breath, and music-making through yoga and meditation. 

     

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