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Meditation for Musicians at Linfield College

February 25, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A 1-hour stress-reduction workshop for musicians that introduces tools to enhance the perception of inspiration through dynamic stillness and heightened awareness.Meditation for Musicians

Workshop includes an introduction to awareness-based meditation, interactive demonstrations, and practical application through simple musical excerpts.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will learn the principles of sympathetic resonance and demonstrate through activity.
  • Students will learn how to create and demonstrate dynamic stillness through a 5-minute meditation.
  • Students will have the opportunity to deepen their inner awareness and musical expression.

Workshop Outline

  • Interactive presentation of Sympathetic Resonance using resonating piano strings (10 min)
  • Overview of how inspiration comes through composer and performer to audience (15 min)
  • Introduction to awareness-based meditation technique (20 min)
  • Musical Application with meditation intervals (10 min)
  • Questions, evaluation (5 min)
Meditation for Musicians at Linfield College


February 25, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Delkin Hall, Vivian A. Bull Music Center, Linfield College