Jennifer Cluff ~ Interview with Michael Goode




Fluteloops Radio Shows 6 & 7

A continuing discussion with stagefright expert and author Michael Goode
 
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Michael Goode is the author of Stage Fright in Music Performance and Its Relationship to the Unconscious and his latest book is Your True Self; How to Get Back the Kid in You.


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November 2006 ~ Each mp3 Fluteloops show is approximately 15-20 minutes in listening time, featuring discussion, ideas and music. See below for CD titles and pieces/composers/artists for each show.
 
Wait! I missed shows 3 to 5 with Michael Goode's stagefright cures! Go there now.

Hear Michael's earlier interviews on BBC radio. These earlier interviews are fascinating, and explain Goode's stagefright theory in further detail. Highly recommended!
 
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Table of contents for Fluteloops 6

Table of contents for Fluteloops 7

Archives of Fluteloops Shows 3~ 5 with Michael Goode, and the earlier shows 1 & 2 with Sir James Galway & flute teacher Nathan Zalman


Table of contents for Fluteloops 6

0:00 - 0:39 Suzanne Shulman plays Glick's Suite Hebraique No. 5 order this as MVCD 1046 from the CBC shop

00:40 Introduction by Jen to Fluteloops 6, the final part of the fascinating interview with Michael Goode, stagefright expert, author, and workshop leader.

1:59 Suzanne Shulman plays Glick's Suite Hebraique No. 5 order this as MVCD 1046 from the CBC shop

2:16 Michael Goode & Jen talk about "The Musician's Soul" by James Jordan & healthy onstage relationships

6:50 Suzanne Shulman plays Glick's Suite Hebraique No. 5 order this as MVCD 1046 from the CBC shop

7: 30 Michael Goode & Jen talk about open-hearted performing & the Chicago Reading Orchestra

10:16 Suzanne Shulman plays Glick's Suite Hebraique No. 5 order this as MVCD 1046 from the CBC shop

10: 34 Jen wraps up part four of this interview with ideas on how to bring the classical music audiences back to open-hearted onstage performances.

14:30 Susan Hoeppner plays Srul Irving Glick's Sonata for Flute & Piano

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Table of contents for Fluteloops 7

0:00 - 0:32 Jennifer Cluff plays LIVE in the Finale of Stravinsky's Firebird

0:33 Jen summarizes the steps to curing stagefright:

1. Holding the picture in your mind of your goal

Books of interest:

William Pleeth Cello

Robert Caldwell The Performer Prepares

Philip Farkas The Art of Musicianship

[Note: no longer out of print, the Philip Farkas book above is at WindSong Press. Yay!! :>D ]

Kenny Werner Effortless Mastery with CD

James Jordan The Musician's Soul

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Michael Goode

Stage Fright in Music Performance and Its Relationship to the Unconscious

Your True Self; How to Get Back the Kid in You.

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2. Philip Farkas's advice on Nervousness from his book: The Art of Musicianship

Reduce adrenalin flow by

a) thorough musical preparation

b) reducing the novelty of performing

c) centering yourself through clearing your mind and focusing

3. Find your FLOW and your meditative ZONE for effortless playing. See: Kenny Werner Effortless Mastery with CD


Quotes from Philip Farkas's book and Jen's re-write of the poem Farkas used before going onstage are on Jen's website;

just click here to read them.


13:37 Jen's Flute Bloopers

14:43 Variations on a Theme by Felini

17:28: Beamed up to Mars but only lost about three seconds of Dvorak Symphony no. 8

20:28 The Art of Recovery; playing well after an inexplicable silence...... Just say the f-word........

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Fluteloops Archives

Listen to the earlier Fluteloops Show no. 3, 4 & 5 with Stagefright author Michael Goode

Listen to Fluteloops Show no.8

Listen to Fluteloops Show no. 9

Listen to Fluteloops Show no. 2 with Sir James Galway

Listen to Fluteloops Radio Show no. 1 with flute teacher Nathan Zalman


To listen to Jen's OTHER goofy Flute Radio Show, aimed at students, amateurs and teachers. Parts I & II on warmups for balancing and focus:

Buzzing Bees and Sharon Bezaly

Back to Jen's homepage


 

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