On this page you’ll find an Article, two Book recommendations, two Audio interviews and four Videos with information about how the Alexander Technique can help musicians improve the quality of their playing and singing and reduce their chances of injury.

Alexander Technique Article

A Musician’s Two Biggest Obstacles To Improvement

Several other articles about musicians and the Alexander Technique, by Alexander Technique teacher and professional musician Bill Plake, can be found at his blog.

A great deal of additional information can be found at the Complete Guide to the Alexander Technique Musicians’ Page

Alexander Technique Books

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Voice and the Alexander Technqiue by Jane Heirich
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More Alexander Technique Books at the Alexander Technique Bookstore (USA, Canada and the UK)

Alexander Technique Audio

Two podcasts exploring the ways in which the Alexander Technique can help musicians improve their playing and singing with less strain on their bodies.

 

 

These and several additional podcast interviews about musicians and the Alexander Technique can be found at the Alexander Technique Podcast

Alexander Technique Videos

Excellent video filmed primarily at the Juilliard School with Alexander Technique Teacher Lori Schiff:

San Diego Alexander Technique teacher Eileen Troberman working with musicians:

A pianist talks about his Alexander Technique experiences:

A violinist having a short Alexander Technique lesson – French, with English subtitles:

Additional videos about the usefulness of the Alexander Technique for musicians can be found at Alexander Video