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10 Tips for dealing with Performance Anxiety
Dr Carol Chapman
Counselling Psychologist and Performance Coach
5th November 2014

74% of musicians we spoke to said they suffered performance anxiety and 56% said they suffered from this on a regular basis.

This National Stress Awareness Day, we want to recognise the stresses that being a professional musician can bring and help you to manage them.

We spoke to BAPAM’s Dr Carol Chapman’s about how to stay on top of your performance anxiety.

Emerging Excellence artist Kelly Oliver on launching her debut album
Kelly Oliver
Emerging Excellence Award 2014
28th October 2014

Emerging Excellence artist Kelly Oliver tells us how she's been using the funding from her Emerging Excellence award and what it takes to get started. 

An army of voices
Cheryl Frances-Hoad
Composer
20th October 2014

Award-winning composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad talks about the inspiration behind this year's Festival of Saint Cecilia anthem. 

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From Hospital to Festival
Phil Meadows
Peter Whittingham Jazz Award 2013
10th October 2014

Peter Whittingham 2013 award holder Phil Meadows tells us all about the award and his plans for the future.

The indefatigable device known as Perhaps Contraption
Christo Squier
Perhaps Contraption, Emerging Excellence Award 2013
8th October 2014

Emerging Excellence artists Perhaps Contraption fill us in on what they've been getting up to since winning the award back in 2013. 

A Short Essay on the Process of Making Our Debut Album
Emily Jacobs
One half of Emerging Excellence duo Labyrinth Ear
30th September 2014

Emily Jacobs, one half of Emerging Excellence duo Labyrinth Ear, talks us through the experience of creating their debut album The Orchid Room - including a handpicked playlist of tracks that inspired the process.

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