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The Unclassical Musician

Dec 22, 2020

"Imposter!" Who, me?? This week, we discuss this syndrome that affects 70% of adults and develops as a side effect of going through the music school system.  Listen all the way to the end of the episode for exciting Unclassical news and fun things to come in 2021! 

Things to listen for:

  • What is Imposter Syndrome 
  • What...

Dec 14, 2020

This week, Tori shares when she first realized she had performance anxiety as a teenager. We'll also talk about the difference between nervousness, performance anxiety, and social anxiety. Are performance and social anxieties directly related in individuals? Are musicians prone to social anxiety? We'll talk about...

Dec 8, 2020

This week, Tori shares her personal struggles with TMJ as a flutist. The narrative for this episode comes from two blog posts, linked below. 

Things to listen for:

- Stressors of music school

- Anxiety 

- TMJ disorder and treatment 

- Stigma around performance-related injuries

- How injuries can impact regular daily...

Dec 1, 2020

Its another loaded topic! Keeping it under 30 minutes, here's what we'll talk about:

- Loss of income

- Taking care of "The Four Walls"

- The effect of the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement on the classical music industry

- The effects of a wave of free art online

- A hope for a revitalized...