Kunst ist Veränderung und Veränderung ist Kunst

Change is vital.

I moved to Bremen and now specialize in historical performance practice. My main instrument is no longer - as it was when we met…
young black woman running alongside a lake close to an airport

What learning to play the cello and to run have in common

What learning to play the cello and to run have in commonBoth challenge me - my whole person - without ifs and buts. I…
Cellosection eines Schulorchesters

Habit – homemade…

I can't blame anyone else. And I wonder how many more of my hindering habits I've trained myself based on complete voluntariness. How do…

Chamber Music with Amateurs and the Alexander Technique

An experiment - as nearly every professional musician has at least heard of the Alexander Technique it is totally different with the amateurs. So…

Your feet are flexible – allow them to move!

My valued customers know it: The importance of the subject “feet” has increased in my lessons. One could say that feet became the basement…

From Misconception to body-blessing

Time and time again I am asked where all these misconceptions about our own bodies come from. I like to show pictures from advertising…

7 good reasons for making peace with sitting!!

Sitting will kill you! Sitting is the new smoking! Let´s face it: The most dangerous threat to life is life itself! Erich Kästner My…

No Stress for Strings – 4 Tips

  “If there´s anything strings players don´t need at all, it´s stress.” Regine Brunke I attended an enchanting concert at the “Bremer amateur music…
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Tacet.

Something is different today than usual. Something´  s in the air. Everything seems equally far and close, somehow the sound of the world is different. Something…

The most erogenous region of the cello

Anyway: Friction at the right spot is a blissful thing, isn´ t it? What does this have to do with sound production? Well – casually said:…