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A Quiet Mind: The Key To Musical Performance, Rebecca Ann Percy May 2019

A Quiet Mind: The Key To Musical Performance, Rebecca Ann Percy

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

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A Quiet Mind: The Key To Musical Performance, Rebecca Ann Percy May 2018

A Quiet Mind: The Key To Musical Performance, Rebecca Ann Percy

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

In this day and age, many people believe they can multitask. From texting and driving to watching television while studying for a test, we always want to accomplish many things at once. Musicians often try to multitask while practicing their instruments. They think about breathing, articulation, jaw movement, finger technique, and more. However, research has proven that multitasking is impossible. According to Christine Rosen in “The Myth of Multitasking,” time and efficiency are actually lost while the brain decides which task to perform. Practicing with a “quiet mind” will lead to peak performance and avoid the detrimental effects of trying ...


Rethinking L'Exception Culturelle In French Music Then And Now: Language, Memory, And Political Order, Melanie Ann Lafoy Aug 2016

Rethinking L'Exception Culturelle In French Music Then And Now: Language, Memory, And Political Order, Melanie Ann Lafoy

Masters Theses

Through this thesis, entitled “Rethinking l'exception culturelle in French Music then and now: Language, Memory, and Political Order,” I explore the concept of exception culturelle as it relates to music in France. I break down this concept by situating current French music trends within a historical landscape, highlighting certain moments of tension between music, politics, and language that appear in the decades after the Dreyfus Affair (1894), which I consider to be a turning point in the way French music is and was perceived inside and outside French national borders. I also examine the years after the second World ...


Jewish Liturgy In Music, Rachel A. Brown May 2016

Jewish Liturgy In Music, Rachel A. Brown

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


The “Indie” Sound: A Band's Guide To Success In The Competitive Indie Market. An Evaluation Of Touring Trends & Helpful Tricks Of The Trade., Nicole L. Stratman Dec 2011

The “Indie” Sound: A Band's Guide To Success In The Competitive Indie Market. An Evaluation Of Touring Trends & Helpful Tricks Of The Trade., Nicole L. Stratman

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Historical, Theoretical, And Technical Considerations For Teaching And Performing Rumen Bairaktarov’S Concerto For Violin And Orchestra, Miroslav Hristov Jan 2009

Historical, Theoretical, And Technical Considerations For Teaching And Performing Rumen Bairaktarov’S Concerto For Violin And Orchestra, Miroslav Hristov

Music Publications and Other Works

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