Registration for Winter term (Jan-Mar 2024) is now open!
This is an in-person music course, held at the VSO School
This six-part class, led by VSO bassoonist Julia Lockhart, is an inclusive, non-judgmental exploration of many different strategies to help students at all levels understand and manage performance anxiety. Topics will include the universality of performance anxiety, setting reasonable goals, visualization, addressing negative thoughts, perfectionism, and an introduction to meditation. It aims to help participants feel supported and empowered. Performance is optional, but encouraged.