Making a Musical Life: The Practice, the Profession, the Joy draws upon decades of experience in the orchestra pit and the teaching studio. Tom Heimberg's advice and insight about both practice and performance will prove invaluable to the aspiring young musician who dreams of making a successful career in music. This book will resonate, too, with the experienced professional who revels in the talk of the trade. And for the music lover in the audience, it will provide unique glimpses at life backstage. Musicians and music lovers of all levels will appreciate the wealth of practical information it provides, interwoven with humorous vignettes about working and playing with inspired musicians of the 20th century. Introduction by Arnold Steinhardt and preface by Lincoln Mayorga.
Books About Music
Hal Leonard Publishing