Meditation Techniques Adapted for Music Practice and Performance
Meditationformusicians.com presents a series of meditation techniques adapted for music practice, performance, improvisation, and composition by bringing more focus, creativity and spontaneity to your music.
Meditationformusicians’ primary focus is presenting a daily warm-up practice that trains musicians to increase mindfulness and presence during practice and performance, to reconnect to their music when they lose heart, to let go of writer’s block and to transform self promotion into helping others connect to their own world. This short, customizable warm up allows musicians to get in touch with their musical and personal strengths and transform distraction into stage presence, revealing authentic musical confidence. Open to professional and amateur musicians of all levels and instruments.
Bryan Wade is a singer/songwriter, and music teacher living in Brooklyn, New York. He has been a Shambhala meditation practitioner since 1996, performed as a guitarist, singer, bandleader, songwriter, and composer since 1986 and taught guitar and band since 1998 with five albums of original music in his catalog. Bryan has taught as part of several NY Shambhala Center workshops, including Jack Niland’s Dharma Art Spring Festivals and the GESTURE theater group. He composed, performed and conducted the scores for Jack Niland’s plays Being Tara in 2007 and Dharma Art Sadhana in 2008 at NYSC.
As a performer, Bryan stands in front of people with his heart wide open and plays a mesmerizing blur of rock, folk, jazz and avant garde music, singing colorful, mysterious, and outrageous stories that beat in the heart of us all.