Course curriculum

  • 1

    Navigating the Course

    • How to use this course

  • 2

    Welcome to Performance Anxiety Management:

    • Course Introduction

    • Welcome Survey

  • 3

    Session 1: Mindfulness

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1 (with transcript): "Mindfulness" with Vanessa Cornett

    • Reading 1: "Preparing Students for Peak Performance Through Centering Practice" by Lesley McAllister

    • Reading 2: "Teaching Piano Students How to Utilize a Vital Tool" by Paula Savvidou and Haley Myers

    • Reflection Question

    • Session Resources

  • 4

    Session 2: Performance Anxiety

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1 (with Transcript): "Performance Goals and Rational Thought" with Vanessa Cornett

    • Reading 1: "How Do You Deal with 'Stage Fright' or Performance Anxiety?" (Nancy Bachus, Editor)

    • Reading 2: "Mind Matters: Stage Fright and Symptoms: Cause or Effect?" by Julie Jaffee Nagel

    • Reading 3: "Mastering the Inner Game: Three 'Mind Coaches' on Managing Performance Anxiety" by Ali Snow

    • Reflection Question

    • Session Resources

  • 5

    Session 3: The Resilient Musician

    • Session Contents

    • Video 1 (with Transcript): "Stress" with Vanessa Cornett

    • Reading 1: "How Do You Counsel a Student After a Disappointing Performance?" by Helen Smith Tarchalski

    • Reading 2: "Mind Matters: Thinking about Thinking" by Julie Jaffee Nagel

    • Reading 3: "Music Lessons are Life Lessons" by Julie Jaffee Nagel

    • Session Resources

    • Reflection Question

    • Exit Survey