I’ve talked many times about creating connections and building relationships. Turning passive followers into an active audience. The starting place is usually on social media. But how can you cut through the noise? Ignite a spark of connection?
How can you make sure your audience can connect emotionally to your performance?
Practise time is spent crafting your interpretation of the music. Each detail is carefully thought through. Translated into physical gestures. You want to know your audience are going to hear every detail. Experience your musical tale.
As a performer, it is easy to see each performance as an isolated event. It begins, it finishes. Then you move onto the next event. But what if you added an extra element. Something that could follow you. Allow you to grow your support.
Its damp nose was continually scanning. It couldn’t tell you what it was looking for. But it knew when it detected it. An unmistakable scent. One of a kind. Unmatched by anything else. Perched on the fluorescent plastic. Bobbing with the waves. The roaring hum of the engine suddenly lowered. It had to be found.Continue reading “How to experiment and make progress as a classical musician”