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Turn off autopilot to improve your practice routine

Violinist Lucy Russell explains how to transform your practice by paying more attention to what you’re doing

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Take a minute: practising improvisation

Liz Dilnot Johnson explains how the time frame of one minute can encourage freedom of improvisation

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(Don’t) Sit Up Straight! What Musicians get Wrong About Posture

Cellist Ruth Phillips explores how to move through anxiety and insecurity and back into the world of performance by listening to your spine.

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How musicians can benefit from letting go of control

Have you ever worried that by trying to control your breathing, you’re making yourself more anxious? Ruth Phillips takes us through the reasons why, and how we can overcome this instinct. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

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InsideOut Musician: meet the team

In the first of a series of articles which will accompany InsideOut Musician’s programme for musicians’ health and wellbeing, Ruth Phillips introduces us to the team behind the new online community

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The practice of self-compassion: radical growth for musicians

Sophie Renshaw explores the ways in which negative thought patterns and tired ways of thinking can limit a musician’s creativity.

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TASTER VIDEOS FOR OUR COURSES

The Zen Practice Room with Ruth Phillips

Scale Practice with Ruth Phillips

Become the silence with Ruth Phillips

The feet with Ruth Phillips

The back with Ruth Phillips

Let Bach Live with Ruth Phillips

Bow Pranayama: a cellist’s morning practice

TEAM MEMBERS’ CREATIVE WORK

Mairi Campbell – Pull Me Up (Official Video)

Sophie Renshaw – ‘Wild elemental beauty’ – how Folk and Baroque make great musical bedfellows

Liz Dilnot Johnson – Tide Purl for string quartet

Liz Dilnot Johnson – Can You Hear Me? words by Greta Thunberg, featuring Lucy Russell on Baroque Violin

Liz Dilnot Johnson – Reflections, Dances and Fantasias for Cello

Liz Dilnot Johnson – Collaboration with film maker Blue Efrath: Pink Moon Diary

Liz Dilnot Johnson – Ex Cathedra perform Blake Reimagined for choir with improvising singers Gabriella Liandu, Margaret Lingas and Debipriya Sircar

Sophie Renshaw – Introduction to the Hirondelle project; Trio Mythos, Brothers Gillespie and Tant Que Li Siam

Sophie Renshaw in conversation with composer/ viola player Sally Beamish

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