On paint brush and one color will not cut it for most painters, and the same concept applies to musicians with their gear. To tell the right story, you need the products that best assist you to add the proper nuance to that story. Learn about Chris O'Hara's approach to his product in this #transform2perform interview.
What is the last thing you think about before getting on stage for a big performance, and what is the first thing you think of after the performance? This is the essence of what we learn as we #transform2perform throughout our musical lives. Find out what Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara approaches the before and after of every performance in this Transform to Perform interview.
Every professional musician has a moment where they stop thinking like a student and start thinking like a pro. Denis Wick artist Chris O'Hara shares this moment in his life and the path that he has taken ever since.
When you look for a good trombone mouthpiece, are you searching for a specific size or sound - which is more important. Find out what Denis Wick artist Carl Lundgren has to say about it in this #transform2perform interview.
When does a student actually gain the title of professional? Is it the job that is won, or the moment you become a teacher? Denis Wick artist Carl Lundgren talks instead about the mentality of a pro vs. a student that makes all the difference.
In this #transform2perform interview with Evan Clifton, Evan discusses how at the height of his trombone abilities, he woke up one morning and lost it all. Eventually the culprit was diagnosed to be focal dystonia, and Evan began a long journey to recovery that included the biggest physical, mental, and emotional challenges of his life.
In this #transform2perform interview with Evan Clifton, Evan discusses the aftermath being at the height of his trombone abilities and then loosing it all to focal dystonia. Gain wisdom from his life lessons, and what he lives by now as a successful recording trombonist, soloist, and teacher in Nashville, TN.
Who inspires you to practice? In this #transform2perform interview with Christopher Bill, Chris discusses what inspiration he got from his peers, and the pros that came through is life as a young musician.
Is everything you learn to do going to help you out in the long run? In this #transform2perform interview with Christopher Bill, Chris discusses a very long and busy pandemic experience that pushed him and many artists around him to stretch their abilities, hone new skills, and then determine if those skills were helping or hurting their life as a musician.
In this #transform2perform interview with Christopher Bill, Chris discusses the transformational piano recital that took him out of the mindset of a student trombonist and realize the opportunity of being a professional.
In this #transform2perform interview Denis Wick's CEO, Stephen Wick, discusses what it was like to enter a gig recognized as Denis Wick's son, and what was the first gig where he felt like he had arrived as Stephen Wick, tuba performer.