corpßonore - sound | body | wellness is a platform for musicians health and wellness that bridges the gap between research and practice.
At corpßonore we believe that being a great musician goes beyond the music. We provide accessible information, tools, and support that foster balance, fulfillment, and sustainability in life and on stage.
Longevity and sustainability in a music career comes from the development and maintenance of a sound body, and mind.
Smoothies are my go to when squeezing quick and easy nutrition into my day. This one is delicious, takes about 5 minutes maximum to make, and pairs excellently with a long practice session, or a full afternoon of teaching. Enjoy!
A few months ago a wrote a post about the benefits of including more fat in your diet .I thought I would come back on here to share my top tips for including fat in your diet and give you an example of how that might look recipe wise.
Check out our first guest post written by the inimitable Angela McCuiston, creator of Music Strong. She debunks all of the myths and hangups musicians might have about weight lifting and leaves no excuse to not take care of your body.
Here is quick all levels 11min warm-up that you can do almost anywhere. In this session we will focus on a little spinal mobility, shoulder mobility, and finding length in the sides of you body and hip flexors. It is a perfect addition to your morning routine or pre-practice routine.
Read a brief summary of some of the cool and interesting topics presented at the Performing Arts Medicine Association Symposium this year. I had a blast learning and meeting new people working in the field of health and wellness (and rehab) for performers.
If you have been following along with us, you have probably noticed a trend: we talk about stress a lot and how to manage it. We have written blog posts about managing stress through nutrition, rest, and interviewed multiple guests on our podcast about their methods for handling it. As a professional musician, avoiding stress entirely is pretty much impossible. However, there are impactful and strategic ways you can prevent stress in other areas of your life to help balance it out. Keep reading to find out some of our tops tips.
Noon to Midnight was the final event of the FLUXUS festival. It took over Disney Hall for 12 hours. I caught 3 of those hours and they were amazing - so amazing I wish I could have stayed for all 12. Enjoy this review of 25% of #noontomidnight
My reflection on knowing Minus the Bear for ten years, and the FAREWELL TOUR that happened in Fall 2018. What I remember, and how I will always remember these beautiful people and musicians is worth writing about. What is your favorite Minus the Bear song? What about album?
Our review of the very first episode of Living Music, Nadia Sirota’s newest podcast endeavor. This episode featured Caroline Shaw, and Andrew Norman with wild UP serving as the house band. It was a fantastic evening of music and conversation in the very cool Theater at the Ace Hotel.
An extra spotlight on our recent podcast guest cellist David Eby. Find out more about his meditation for musicians work, find him on Youtube, and follow his blog (and sign up for a lesson)…and subscribe to our podcast!
Review of violinist Elena Urioste’s latest album Estrellita will tug at your heart strings and make you fall in love with the violin.
Recent Podcast Episodes
Our first guests of season 2 are the creators of Intermission Sessions and Retreats. Elena Urioste and Melissa White sat down with us during an Intermission in August to talk about music and yoga and how they intertwine. Joining us in this episode is Soprano Marie Masters Webb who has attended 3 retreats including the inaugural summer of 2017. Enjoy!
We are back with season 2 of the podcast! This first one is just a quick catch up on the summer and what is in store for the future of corpSonore. Enjoy!
Enjoy our conversation with Caitlin, we take a deep dive into the transition from Classical Opera to making her own music, life on the road, collaborating with others, navigating the NYC music scene, her new project, writing music for the Musical Sam's Room, and her upcoming transition to graduate school to pursue Music Therapy
Enjoy our interview with American soprano Sydney Mancasola! Questions about home remedies and nasal lavage? Leave a comment! What was the first opera you fell in love with? Don’t “get” opera? Have a listen and Sydney talks about the hard sell, rehearsal process, and how to start your journey into the genre. Enjoy!
Catch up with your hosts and the events they have been training for, books they recommend, and adventures they are going on these days. We’ll be back with a new guest next time. Enjoy!
Our 5th episode features violinist and endurance athlete Karin Harrell! We were so excited to chat about marathons, triathlons, endurance sports in general, lessons learned in music school, the freelance life, and her newest adventure, Occupational Therapy. Enjoy!
Dr. Christine Craddock joins us on our latest episode to discuss martial arts, double bass playing, tree branches and limbs, the appropriate pronunciation of Aloft, life as a freelance musician, and some book recommendations. Enjoy!
cellist David Eby joined us on the podcast for an interview exploring his work with meditation and mindfulness for musicians.
This is our second episode where we ask each other some of the questions we have in store for our guests.