corpßonore is a performers resource comprised of an online publication, podcast, and personal/private guidance and coaching.
At corpßonore we believe that being a great musician goes beyond the music. Longevity and sustainability in a music career comes from the development and maintenance of a sound body and mind.
Our mission is to provide accessible information, tools, and support that fosters balance, fulfillment, and sustainability for the performer in life and on stage.
Since I wrote a previous post about the main ingredient not to eat in your everyday life: sugar, I thought I would follow it up with an equally important, and perhaps more welcome post about what TO eat in your diet: fat. High quality fat in good amounts.
Read on to find out what fat has to offer you and what kinds of fats are best to include in your diet.
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.
These 3 simple yoga postures provide so much relief for anyone and the benefits are certainly not limited to upper string players. The prevalence of pit orchestra playing at this time of the year increases significantly and everyone deserves to have a few tools to combat the aches and pains associated with many hours of work this holiday season. Consider this post a gift to yourself. Enjoy!
My takeaway as a performer and teacher about how to cultivate grit in myself and others. I strongly recommend this book for everyone! It is amazing and inspiring.
Rest is an important component of any athletic training plan from amateur runners to Olympic competitors but it is rarely implemented as consistently in music. Rest doesn’t just mean taking a day off to do nothing, this post discusses some of the healthy activities and side effects of rest and recovery for musicians and draws on sources from the athletic world to explain why it is so important.
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
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.
Welcome! and Nice to Meet You! This is our first podcast and it is a short (and very candid one). We can’t wait to share more with you soon!